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Title: Incidence of rhesus isoimmunization in rhesus-negative mothers in Ramadi, Iraq, in the mid-1990s
Authors: Al Joudi, F.S.
Ahmed Al Salih, S.A.
Issue Date: 2000
Language: English
Abstract: This work was carried out in Ramadi, Iraq over the period 1993 to 1997. Of 487 rhesus [Rh]-negative mothers tested and followed up, 172 were primigravida, 1.7% of whom were Rh-isoimmunized. The frequency of isoimmunization increased with increasing number of pregnancies [4.9% for second pregnancies to 45.4% for fifth pregnancies]. Comparison of our results with other earlier studies shows that the incidence of Rh-isoimmunization in our study was considerably greater than the others
Description: 1122-1125
Keywords: Rh-Hr Blood-Group System
Rho[D] Immune Globulin
Subject: Rh Isoimmunization
ISSN: 1020-3397
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