Citations with the tag: RH factor
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- The Rh Factor and Herbal Abortions.
Radoff, Kari // Medical Herbalism: A Journal for the Clinical Practitioner; Jan2001, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p15
Assesses the role of Rh factor in herbal abortions.
- Incidence of rhesus immunisation after genetic amniocentesis.
Tabor, Ann; Jerne, Donald; Bock, Johannes E. // British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition); 8/30/1986, Vol. 293 Issue 6546, p533
Examines the incidence of rhesus (Rh) blood group immunization after genetic amniocentesis. Measurement of antibody titer before amniocentesis; Risks of immunization of Rh negative women; Association between amniocentesis and feto-maternal hemorrhage.
- Mechanism of Rh Prophylaxis: An Empirical Study on Specificity of Immunosupression.
Woodrow, J.C.; Clarke, Cyril A.; Donohoe, W.T.A.; Finn, R.; McConnell, R.B.; Sheppard, P.M.; Lehane, D.; Roberts, Freda M.; Gimlette, T.M.D. // British Medical Journal; 4/12/1975, Vol. 2 Issue 5962, p57
Investigates the mechanism by which Rh immunization can be prevented by IgG and anti-D. Analysis of the specificity of immunosuppression; Process affecting the whole red cell; Destruction of the blood group determinants from immunogenic sites.
- How serious is Rh incompatibility?
Young, Stephanie // Glamour; Aug96, Vol. 94 Issue 8, p50
Provides information on the effect of Rh factor incompatibility between a mother and her baby. Percentage of Rh negativity; Conditions when Rh status is a concern; Potential complications from Rh incompatibility for the fetus during pregnancy.
- Rate of RhD sensitization before and after implementation...
Mayne, Stewart; Parker, John H. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition); 12/13/97, Vol. 315 Issue 7122, p1588
Investigates the reduction of RhesusD sensitisation by routine antenatal prophylaxis with anti-D-immunoglobulin. Definition of RhD sensitisation; Overall sensitisation rate to primigravidas administered with anti-D-globulin; Benefit of the antenatal prophylaxis programme.
- Rh system and intrauterine growth. Interaction with season of birth.
Gloria-Bottini, F.; Meloni, G.F.; Finocchi, A.; Porcu, S.; Amante, A.; Bottini, E. // Disease Markers; 2000, Vol. 16 Issue 3/4, p139
Based on the hypothesis that maternal-fetal genetic differences in membrane transport and signal transduction may influence intrauterine development, the recent acquisition on transport function of Rh protein prompted us to study the relationship between joint maternal-fetal Rh phenotype and...
- Rh antiserum.
Gloria-Bottini, F.; Meloni, G.F.; Finocchi, A.; Porcu, S.; Amante, A.; Bottini, E. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009); 2009, Issue 21, p2034
A definition of the term "Rh antiserum" which refers to a human serum that is comprised of antibodies to the Rh factor is presented.
- Fetal haematology in rhesus isoimmunisation.
Nicolaides, K.H.; Rodeck, C.H.; Millar, D.S.; Mibashan, R.S. // British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition); 3/2/1985, Vol. 290 Issue 6469, p661
Examines fetal hematology in rhesus isoimmunization in Great Britain. Application of linear array real time ultrasound scanning; Collection of fetal blood samples; Occurrence of fetal hydrops in rhesus diseases.
- Routine anti-D prophylaxis for RhD-negative pregnant women.
Jarvis, Sarah // British Journal of Midwifery; Jan2003, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p13
Provides midwives in Great Britain with information that must be offered to pregnant women relating to the provision of routine anti-D prophylaxis for Rhesus D negative women. Circumstances in which routine antenatal prophylaxis would not be of benefit; Difference between routine antenatal...
- Haemolytic disease of the newborn due to antibodies other than rhesus anti-D.
Jarvis, Sarah // British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition); 8/22/1981, Vol. 283 Issue 6290, p514
Examines the haemolytic disease of newborn babies due to antibodies other than rhesus antigen D in Great Britain. Decrease in perinatal mortality; Alloimmunization of mother to rhesus antigen D; Requirement of transfusion.
- Detection and measurement of fetomaternal haemorrhage: serum alpha-fetoprotein and the Kleihauer technique.
Lachman, E.; Hingley, Susan M.; Bates, Gillian; Ward, A. Milford; Stewart, C.R.; Duncan, Sheila L.B. // British Medical Journal; 5/28/1977, Vol. 1 Issue 6073, p1377
Focuses on the detection and measurement of fetomaternal hemorrhage using the serum alpha-fetoprotein and the Kleihauer technique. Relevance of the findings of hemorrhages to rhesus sensitization; Advantages of the increased maternal serum concentrations; Differences on the Kleihauer tests.
- Rh blood types and applications to prenatal testing.
Van den Veyver, Ignatia B.; Simpson, Joe Leigh; Bertner, Ernst W. // Contemporary OB/GYN; Aug2001, Vol. 46 Issue 8, p57
Evaluates the cloning of rhesus genes and the advent of polymerase chain reaction Rh-genotyping on amniotic fluid to determine the Rh-genotype in early pregnancy. Responsibility of RhD antigen; Assessment on the presence of bilirubin breakdown products as indicator of fetal anemia; Performance...
- RH Blood Groups and Diabetic Disorders: Is There an Effect on Glycosylated Hemoglobin Level?
Gloria-Bottini, F.; Antonacci, E. // Human Biology; Apr2000, Vol. 72 Issue 2, p287
Investigates the possible relationship between the RH system and the glycosylated hemoglobin level (Hb A1c) in diabetes. Association between RH level and diabetic disorders; Role of the RH system in the organization of phospholipids or membrane expression in glycoproteins.
- Prevalence of Du Phenotype amongst Rhesus Negative Females in Pott Harcourt, Nigeria.
Nwauche, C. A.; Ejele, O. A.; Okpani, A. O. U. // African Journal of Reproductive Health; Apr2003, Vol. 7 Issue 1, p27
The prevalence of Du phenotype was investigated among rhesus negative women of childbearing age (15-45 years) in Port Harcourt, Nigeria, over a period of 17 months. A total of 1,108 women were randomly sampled, out of which 1,003 (90.5%) were rhesus positive and 105 (9.5%) rhesus negative. Only...
- Erythroblastosis Fetalis.
Reiquam, C. W.; Beatty Jr., E. C.; Connell, John R. // Clinical Pediatrics; Jul1967, Vol. 6 Issue 7, p411
The article discusses an analysis of the records of 1,000 infants with erythroblastosis fetalis due to Rh isoimmunization who had been admitted to Denver Children's Hospital in Colorado between 1948 and 1962, with particular emphasis on the data related to bilirubin metabolism. Clinical and...
- Prenatal Determination of Fetal RhD Type by DNA Amplification.
Bennett, Phillip R.; Kim, Caroline Le Van; Colin, Yves; Warwick, Ruth M.; Cherif-Zahar, Baya; Fisk, Nicholas M.; Cartron, Jean-Pierre // New England Journal of Medicine; 8/26/93, Vol. 329 Issue 9, p607
Background: An RhD-negative woman whose partner is heterozygous may have preexisting anti-RhD antibodies that may or may not affect a subsequent fetus, depending on whether it is heterozygous. A safe method of determining fetal RhD type early in pregnancy would eliminate the risks to an...
- The rhesus story.
Gairdner, Douglas // British Medical Journal; 9/22/1979, Vol. 2 Issue 6192, p709
Focuses on the development of jaundice and anemia in newborn. Sequence of the disease; Identification of the cause; Removal of the Rh-antibody.
- Intravenous Immunoglobulin in Neonatal Rhesus Hemolytic Disease.
GREENOUGH, ANNE // Indian Pediatrics; Aug2008, Vol. 45 Issue 8, p649
The author discusses research on intravenous immunoglobulin in hemolytic disease of the newborn (HDN). She states that HDN results from maternal sensitization after fetomateral hemorrhage when there is a Rhesus (Rh) positive fetus and an Rh negative mother. She cites a review of trials comparing...
- Deaths from Rh hemolytic disease in England and Wales in 1984 and 1985.
GREENOUGH, ANNE // British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition); 4/18/1987, Vol. 294 Issue 6578, p1001
Analyzes the death register associated with hemolytic disease among newborn in Great Britain from 1984 to 1985. Accuracy of the certification of deaths; Immunization of mothers to Rh; Causes of false certification.
- Deaths from rhesus haemolytic disease in England and Wales in 1982 and 1983.
Clarke, Cyril A.; Mollison, P.L.; Whitfield, A.G.W. // British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition); 7/6/1985, Vol. 291 Issue 6487, p17
Reports on cases of deaths from rhesus haemolytic disease in England and Wales in 1982 and 1983. Examination of death certificates; Analysis on the causes on mothers; Assessment on the accuracy of certification of death.
- THE RHESUS MONKEY.
Clarke, Cyril A.; Mollison, P.L.; Whitfield, A.G.W. // Monkeyshines & the Primates: The Study of Primatology;
Provides information about the rhesus monkey. Ability to survive from the destruction of natural habitat; Adaption of primates to living in Asian towns and villages by raiding gardens and garbage dumps for food; Discovery of Rh factor, named for the Rhesus monkey in the blood of the human...
- Global genomic analysis reveals rapid control of a robust innate response in SIV-infected sooty mangabeys.
Bosinger, Steven E.; Qingsheng Li; Gordon, Shari N.; Klatt, Nichole R.; Duan, Lijie; Luoling Xu; Francella, Nicholas; Sidahmed, Abubaker; Smith, Anthony J.; Cramer, Elizabeth M.; Ming Zeng; Masopust, David; Carlis, John V.; Longsi Ran; Vanderford, Thomas H.; Paiardini, Mirko; Isett, R. Benjamin; Baldwin, Don A.; Else, James G.; Staprans, Silvija I. // Journal of Clinical Investigation; Dec2009, Vol. 119 Issue 12, p3556
Natural SIV infection of sooty mangabeys (SMs) is nonprogressive despite chronic virus replication. Strikingly, it is characterized by low levels of immune activation, while pathogenic SIV infection of rhesus macaques (RMs) is associated with chronic immune activation. To elucidate the...
- Negative Regulation of Rho Signaling by Insulin and Its Impact on Actin Cytoskeleton Organization in Vascular Smooth Muscle Cells.
Begum, Najma; Sandu, Oana A.; Duddy, Noreen // Diabetes; Jul2002, Vol. 51 Issue 7, p2256
Recent studies from our laboratory have shown that insulin induces relaxation of vascular smooth muscle cells (VSMCs) via stimulation of myosin phosphatase and inhibition of Rho kinase activity. In this study, we examined the mechanism whereby insulin inhibits Rho signaling and its impact on...
- A new face of the Rhesus antigen.
Heitman, Joseph; Agre, Peter // Nature Genetics; Nov2000, Vol. 26 Issue 3, p258
Discusses the role of Rh antigens in transportation of ammonium in yeast cells. Characterization of biological mechanisms involved in ammonium transport; Distinction of molecular identities of Rh antigens; Similarities between yeast protein sequence with human Rh antigens.
- Maternal serum anti-D antibody concentration and assessment of rhesus isoimmunisation.
Nicolaides, K.H.; Rodeck, C.H. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition); 5/2/92, Vol. 304 Issue 6835, p1155
Examines the maternal serum anti-D antibody concentration. Assessment of rhesus isoimmunisation; Degree of fetal anaemia and maternal serum anti-D antibody concentration; Management of rhesus affected pregnancies cardiocentesis.
- Liquid assets.
Oliwenstein, Lori // Discover; Sep93, Vol. 14 Issue 9, p34
Presents a way to convert all blood cell types into universal O-type cells. Significance of method due to the shortage of blood donations; Blood's shelf-life of 35 days; People with type O blood as universal donors; Blood types-A, B, AB, and O-with same basic chain; Difference in the sugar that...
- Phasing-In RHD Genotyping.
Flegel, Willy A.; Roseff, Susan D.; Tholpady, Ashok // Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine; May2014, Vol. 138 Issue 5, p585
The authors reflect on a study which discusses the methods and policies for diagnostic testing of weak D phenotypes and administration of Rh immune globulin. Topics include a weak-D test on pregnant women, the process of phasing-in RHD genotyping, and the purposes of Rh immunoprophylaxis and...
- MATERIA NON MEDICA.
Wilson, Neil; Dunlop, James M. // British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition); 7/11/1981, Vol. 283 Issue 6284, p126
Presents several topics related to medicine in Great Britain. Delivery of a pregnant women; Relationship between rhesus blood groups and midge attractiveness; Characteristics of midges.
- Primary myelofibrosis: when the clone manifests with Rh phenotype splitting.
Orlando, Nicoletta; Putzulu, Rossana; Nuzzolo, Eugenia; Maresca, Maddalena; Massini, Giuseppina; Capodimonti, Sara; Zini, Gina; Teofili, Luciana // Annals of Hematology; Jun2014, Vol. 93 Issue 6, p1077
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article that was published in the October 23, 2013 issue of the periodical which discusses the manifestation of the clone with Rhesus phenotype splitting through primary myelofibrosis.
Cooke, K.R.; Winkler, Fedelma; Godfrey, Peter; Tovey, L.A. Derrick; Baskett, Peter; Sleet, Rodger; Gatley, Malcolm S.; Smith, B.S.; Moser, Kath; Goldblatt, P.O.; Fox, A.J.; Jones, D.R.; Fletcher, Heather J.; Osborne, Pat; Sanderson, J.E.; Cavanagh, P.M.; Palmer, R.B.G.; Wells, Francis // British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition); 2/21/1987, Vol. 294 Issue 6570, p507
Presents several letters on issues related to medical practice in Great Britain. Issue on alcohol; Query on the ways of achieving good general practitioner care; Matters pertaining to women not receiving anti-RH prophylaxis.
- rhesus isoimmunization.
Peters, Michael // BMA A-Z Family Medical Encyclopedia; 2004, p664
An encyclopedia entry for "rhesus isoimmunization" is presented. It refers to the development of antibodies against Rhesus (Rh)-positive blood in a person who has Rh-negative blood.
- WinRho SDF.
Peters, Michael // Royal Society of Medicine: Medicines; 2002, p570
This article provides information on WinRho SDF, a proprietary, prescription-only preparation of anti-D Rh0 immunoglobulin. It can be used to prevent rhesus-negative mothers from making antibodies against fetal rhesus-positive cells that may pass into the mother's circulation during childbirth....
- Landsteiner, Karl (1868 - 1943).
Peters, Michael // Hutchinson Dictionary of Scientific Biography; 2005, p1
Austrian-born U.S. immunologist who discovered the ABO blood groups, and the M and N factors and rhesus factor in human blood. For this work he received the 1930 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine.
- ABO and Rh blood groups in patient with cholelithiasis and carcinoma of the gall bladder.
Pandey, M.; Gautam, A. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition); 6/24/95, Vol. 310 Issue 6995, p1639
Studies the distribution of ABO and Rh blood groups in patients with carcinoma of the gall bladder and cholelithiasis. Prevalence of carcinoma of the gall bladder in Eastern Uttar Pradesh and Western Bihar regions of India; Association between blood group A and gastric cancer.
- Prevention of Rh Isoimmunizatioi.
Allen, Donald M. // Clinical Pediatrics; Nov1968, Vol. 7 Issue 11, p643
Focuses on the prevention of Rh isoimmunization. Postulation that the presence of an excess of anti-Rh activity might prevent isoimmunization by the Rh antigen; Prevention through prophylactic injections of small amounts of anti-Rh into Rh-negative women following the delivery of an Rh-positive...
- Study of A1A2BO, Rh (D) and Bombay (Oh) Blood Groups Among the Agri Community of Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra.
Arzbegi, A. Z. // IUP Journal of Genetics & Evolution; Nov2010, Vol. 3 Issue 4, p50
The article presents a study on blood group including A1A2BO, Bombay (Oh) and Rh (D) blood group distribution among the Agricultural Community of Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. The study shows that most individuals tested positive for Rh (D) blood groups by 91.9%. The author concludes that the...
- Spectral dependence of resolving power of optical method of detection of ultrasonically enhanced agglutination of human blood erythrocytes.
Doubrovski, V. A.; Dvoretski, K. N.; Dolmashkin, A. A. // Optics & Spectroscopy; Aug2010, Vol. 109 Issue 2, p257
The spectral dependence of the resolving power of an acoustooptic method of monitoring agglutination of human blood erythrocytes is studied theoretically and experimentally. It is shown that, in principle, the resolving power of this method can be increased by several dozen times. The results of...
- High Prevalence of Anti-D Antibodies Among Women of Childbearing Age at Centre Pasteur of Cameroon.
Suzanne, Belinga; Fran�oise, Ngo Sack; Catherine, Bilong; Jeanne, Manga; Marie-Ange, Mengue; Patrice, Tchendjou // African Journal of Reproductive Health; Sep2009, Vol. 13 Issue 3, p47
We conducted a cross sectional retrospective study to determine anti-D and D-negative phenotype rates among Cameroonian women of reproductive age (15 - 44 years), in order to evaluate the importance of D alloimmunization. Analysis of the haematology laboratory records from January 2006 to...
- RhD Hemolytic Disease of the Newborn.
Bowman, John M. // New England Journal of Medicine; 12/10/98, Vol. 339 Issue 24, p1775
Discusses features of hemolytic disease of the fetus and newborn. Its first description in 1609; 1932 research; Role of kernicterus; Mortality rate; Disabilities of infants who survive; Cause of the hemolysis; Development of tests as an index of hemolysis; Fetus being carried by a RhD-negative...
- Test tube antibody could save rhesus babies.
Crawford, Dorothy // New Scientist; 10/14/95, Vol. 148 Issue 1999, p22
Reports that antibodies grown in the laboratory may provide an easier and safer way of preventing rhesus factor disease in newborn babies. Occurrence of rhesus disease; Rhesus disease prevention; Anti-D immunization; Testing the effectiveness of antibodies in preventing rhesus factor disease.
- Value of Anti-Rh Immunoglobulin in Suppression of Rh Immunization During Pregnancies.
Crawford, Dorothy // Clinical Pediatrics; Apr1972, Vol. 11 Issue 4, p194
Examines the role of Anti-Rh immunoglobulin in the suppression of Rh immunization during pregnancies. Risk associated with incompatible blood group antibodies; Percentage of Rh-negative women treated with anti-Rh form antibodies within six months of delivery; Prevention of intrauterine deaths...
- High throughput non-invasive determination of foetal Rhesus D status using automated extraction of cell-free foetal DNA in maternal plasma and mass spectrometry.
Grill, Simon; Banzola, Irina; Ying Li; Rekhviashvili, Tea; Legler, Tobias; Müller, Sina; Xiao Zhong; Hahn, Sinuhe; Holzgreve, Wolfgang // Archives of Gynecology & Obstetrics; Apr2009, Vol. 279 Issue 4, p533
To examine the potential high throughput capability and efficiency of an automated DNA extraction system in combination with mass spectrometry for the non-invasive determination of the foetal Rhesus D status. A total of 178 maternal plasma samples from RHD-negative pregnant women were examined,...
- rheÂ·sus monkey.
Grill, Simon; Banzola, Irina; Ying Li; Rekhviashvili, Tea; Legler, Tobias; Müller, Sina; Xiao Zhong; Hahn, Sinuhe; Holzgreve, Wolfgang // American Heritage Student Science Dictionary; 2009, p294
The article presents a reference entry for rhesus monkey. A small, yellowish-brown monkey of India, widely used in biological and medical research. The rhesus factor was first discovered in Rhesus monkeys.
- Rh factor.
Grill, Simon; Banzola, Irina; Ying Li; Rekhviashvili, Tea; Legler, Tobias; Müller, Sina; Xiao Zhong; Hahn, Sinuhe; Holzgreve, Wolfgang // American Heritage Student Science Dictionary; 2009, p294
The article presents an encyclopedia definition for the term "Rh factor," which refers to an antigen present in red blood cells, used in the classification of human blood. The blood cells of most people contain an Rh factor. For a blood transfusion to be successful, the blood of the donor must...
- Distribution of ABO and Rh-D blood groups in the Benin area of Niger-Delta: Implication for regional blood transfusion.
Enosolease, Mathew Ebose; Bazuaye, Godwin Nosa // Asian Journal of Transfusion Science; Jan-Jun2008, Vol. 2 Issue 1, p3
ABO and Rhesus (Rh) blood group antigens are hereditary characters and are useful in population genetic studies, in resolving medico-legal issues and more importantly in compatibility test in blood transfusion practice. Data on frequency distribution of ABO and Rh-D in Niger-Delta region of...
- Quality improvements in a government ESI Hospital Blood Bank through participation in REQAS.
Shrivastava, Poonam; Dahiya, Sanjay; Tanwar, S. P.; Kumar, Sunil // Asian Journal of Transfusion Science; Jan-Jun2008, Vol. 2 Issue 1, p27
Background: Regional External Quality Assessment Scheme (REQAS) was initiated in 2002 to assess the quality of blood group serology and transfusion transmissible infection testing in 16 participating laboratories in nine countries. It is supported by WHO, Southeast Asia Regional office (SEARO)...
- Saving Lives in the Womb.
Shrivastava, Poonam; Dahiya, Sanjay; Tanwar, S. P.; Kumar, Sunil // Time; 11/2/1953, Vol. 62 Issue 18, p106
The article presents the report by Doctor O. Benwood Hunter Jr. of Georgetown University in late October 1953 concerning the use of cortisone and adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) in saving the lives of babies with blood disorders due to Rh-factor differences in their parents while they are...
- RHD maternal-fetal genotype incompatibility and schizophrenia: extending the MFG test to include multiple siblings and birth order.
Kraft, Peter; Palmer, Christina G. S.; Woodward, Arthur J.; Turunen, Joni A.; Minassian, Sonia; Paunio, Tiina; Lönnqvist, Jouko; Peltonen, Leena; Sinsheimer, Janet S. // European Journal of Human Genetics; Mar2004, Vol. 12 Issue 3, p192
Rh incompatibility disease (ie Rh hemolytic disease of the fetus and newborn) has been implicated as a risk factor for schizophrenia. Here, we extend the maternal-fetal genotype incompatibility (MFG) test used in an earlier case-parent trio study that found significant evidence for an increased...
- BOX 11-3 Rh DISEASE OF THE NEWBORN.
Scanlon, Valerie C.; Sanders, Tina // Essentials of Anatomy & Physiology; Jan2007, p261
Information on Rh disease of the newborn, or erythroblastosis fetalis, from Chapter 11 of the book "Essentials of Anatomy & Physiology" is presented. It identifies the cause of this disease as the incompatibility of blood between mother and fetus. It explains how this disease can occur and its...
- GR lab SCMM launches first test.
Slowik, Elizabeth // Grand Rapids Business Journal; 9/28/2009, Vol. 27 Issue 40, p12
The article announces that the Sequenom Center for Molecular Medicine in Grand Rapids, Michigan will be needing more space as it launches its SensiGene CF Carrier Screening Test for cystic fibrosis. Two upcoming tests will involve the detection of Rh factor and fetus gender by testing...