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Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
Rh: Inherited in a dominant fashion.

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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Varies: Most people will make detectable antibodies in about two weeks after receiving rh d positive blood, if the recipient is rh d negative.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Unclear question: Treatment with Rhogam can prevent development of antibodies to rh if treated within 72 hours of exposure. However, this is not a do it yourself issue ... Read More
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Dr. Azen Jukic
27 years experience in Pathology
Rh : Rh antigens are present in every blood. You would need to be more specific. Also, they blood type (a, b, ab, 0) is not connected/related to the rh + o ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christina Adberg
25 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Rh isoimmunization: This is a condition that affects a developing fetus. It usually happens when the mother is rh (-), the father is rh (+), and the fetus is rh (+). Fet ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Antigen: Rh factor is one the antigens present on red cells. Actually there are a number of subtypes of rh but the one people refer to is rh d antigen. See thi ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Parts of molecules: Anything that one creature's immune system recognizes (rightly or wrongly) as foreign and reacts against can be considered an antigen. Usually these a ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience in Ophthalmology
Immunoloigic chemica: Antigens are chemicals which upon exposure to the surface or inside of the body, will cause a reaction term allergic. Many substances will do this an ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Dendritic macrophage: There are reliable textbooks and websites where you can read about these fascinating players in the wonderful and still-puzzling immune system.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jose Prieto-hernandez
35 years experience in Infectious Disease
No: Infectious agent with nuclei acid molecule in a protein coat which has different antigens Antigen is a protein, toxin, or foreign substance that indu ... Read More

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