RHo(D) im·mune glob·u·lin
a globulin fraction of antibody, derived from human donors, specific for the most common antigen, Rho(D), of the Rh group; used to prevent Rh-sensitization of an Rh-negative woman after delivery of an Rh-positive fetus.
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anti-D immunoglobulinA preparation of human antibody (immunoglobulin) used to prevent a rhesus-negative woman from forming antibodies to fetal rhesus-positive red blood cells. The immunoglobulin is given after birth, miscarriage or abortion of a rhesus-positive fetus with the object of protecting any subsequent baby against attack by maternal antibodies. The drug is on the WHO official list. A brand name is Partobulin.
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