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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Varies: Most people will make detectable antibodies in about two weeks after receiving rh d positive blood, if the recipient is rh d negative.

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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
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
Pathology 28 years experience
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
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Multiple Rh types: The usual Rh type people talk about is D positive or D negative. Either one is normal. There are other Rh antigens also, e.g. C, c, E, e etc. These ar... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christina Adberg
Obstetrics and Gynecology 26 years experience
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
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
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 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
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 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology 52 years experience
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
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
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 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jose Prieto-hernandez
Infectious Disease 36 years experience
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
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Machtinger
Allergy and Immunology 44 years experience
T cells use antigens: Antigens are parts of large molecules, usually proteins but occasionally carbohydrates, that your immune system samples to see if they are part of you... Read More

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