publication . Article . 2007

ABO incompatibility hemolytic disease following exchange transfusion 96 newborn

Khatami S.F; Behjati SH.;
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  • Published: 01 Sep 2007 Journal: Tehran University Medical Journal, volume 65, issue 6, pages 76-81 (issn: 1683-1764, eissn: 1735-7322, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Tehran University of Medical Sciences
Background: ABO incompatibility hemolytic disease of the newborn is a common cause of clinical jaundice and causes two-thirds of the hemolytic disease in newborns. This study was undertaken to determine the frequency of ABO incompatibility hemolytic disease and its complications in newborns undergoing exchange transfusion.Methods: This prospective and descriptive study was performed in jaundiced newborn infants during a three-year period. Inclusion criteria were: maternal blood type O, newborn blood type A or B, rising indirect hyperbilirubinemia in the first two days of life, positive immunohematologic test for newborns and exchange transfusion. Exclusion crite...
free text keywords: Blood group incompatibility, hemolytic disease, ABO blood group, lcsh:Medicine (General), lcsh:R5-920
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