Article Text

PDF
Anti-D immunoglobulin prophylaxis - are we doing enough?

Abstract

Babies are still being affected by rhesus D haemolytic disease despite the introduction of anti-D immunoglobulin prophylaxis more than a decade ago. In 1983 at least 34 babies died from the disease in the UK1 and 600–800 rhesus D (RhD) negative pregnant women become sensitised each year.2 What can be done to prevent this unnecessary illness and death?

Statistics from Altmetric.com

Request permissions

If you wish to reuse any or all of this article please use the link below which will take you to the Copyright Clearance Center’s RightsLink service. You will be able to get a quick price and instant permission to reuse the content in many different ways.