isoimmunization


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isoimmunization

(ˌaɪsəʊˌɪmjʊnaɪˈzeɪʃən) or

isoimmunisation

n
(Physiology) immunol the development of isoantibodies within an individual in order to protect against antigens derived from a different member of the same species
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A gravida 4 para 2 (living 1, abortion 1) woman with rhesus negative blood type was referred to us for isoimmunization at 35 weeks gestation.
The pathophysiology of isoimmunization in minor blood group incompatibility in the fetus and newborn is similar to the pathophysiology of Rh incompatibility.
Isoimmunization is unlikely to be the cause of hemolysis in ABO-incompatible but direct antiglobulin test-negative neonates.
This code also would be reported for the patient being tested for isoimmunization with no test result at the time of the visit.
Contract award: framework agreement for the supply "drugs for program hiv - aids and prevention national program of rh isoimmunization syndrome"
Isoimmunization in pregnancy, its posible bearing on the etiology of erythroblastosis fetalis, JAMA 1941:116-825.
The combination of anemia, reticulocytopenia, hydrops fetalis, and a positive indirect Coombs test suggested Kell isoimmunization.
Intravascular fetal blood transfusion by cordocentesis represents a significant therapeutic advance for red blood cell isoimmunization, or hemolytic disease of the newborn.
Rhesus isoimmunization (RI) is a frequent cause of fetal anemia caused by the transport of maternal antibodies from the placenta and subsequently destroys fetal red blood cells.
In such cases of paternal heterozygosity, only 50% of the fetuses will be potentially at risk for isoimmunization.