Rh system

Rh system

Transfusion medicine A family of blood group antigens that can cause fatal transfuion reactions if improperly matched Frequency of Rh antigens–whites Rh-e, 98%; Rh-D, 85%; Rh-c, 80%; Rh-C, 70%; Rh-E, 30%; Rh-D exposure is important in OB–an Rh-D-negative mother's anti-RH-D antibody is an IgG which may cross the placenta, and cause HDN–titer > 1:16 in the 8th month indicates maternal formation of alloantibodies, evidenced by stomatocytes in mom's blood; the Rh type is determined prenatally by PCR of amniotic cells Prophylaxis 300 µg of anti-D–RhoGAM neutralizes 30 ml feto-maternal hemorrhage containing 15 ml of Rh+ RBCs. See Blood group, Hemolytic disease of newborn, Rh immune globulin.
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The gene for ABO group is present on chromosome 9 while for Rh system it is on chromosome 1.
Next to the ABO system, the Rh system, and the Kell system, are blood group systems of clinical significance in transfusion practice.
Complexity of the Rh System: Implications on Alloimmunization and Genotyping
Heterogeneity with respect to the ABO locus was more pronounced than the Rh system. Generally, the heterogeneity was increasing with the increasing number of populations included in the analyses.
In blood group systems diagnostics (ABO and Rh system) there is rising demand for molecular--genetic methods (genotyping) of these blood group systems, apart from serological method which is routinely used in transfusion laboratories in Bosnia and Herzegovina, as well as around the world.
Indeed, the Rh system has the most important antigen D structure and is the most widely used prior to transfusion (1), (2).
It is always important to know the genetic make-up of Rh system in a given geographical location.
To ensure RH remains within a given range, many companies install RH system alarms.
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The two most important ones are ABO and the Rh system. The ABO type is further divided into A, B, AB and O groups according to the presence of corresponding antigen in plasma.
The major antigens of the Rh system are encoded by RHD and RHCE genes on chromosome 1.