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G-Force

  • Mark T. Friedman
  • Kamille A. West
  • Peyman Bizargity
  • Kyle Annen
  • Jeffrey S. Jhang
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Abstract

A 26-year-old woman presents at 28 weeks of gestation for Rh immune globulin (RhIg) injection. A type and screen sample (ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid [EDTA] anticoagulant) is submitted to the blood bank.

Keywords

Anti-C antibody Anti-D antibody Anti-G antibody Hemolytic disease of the fetus/newborn Rh antibodies Rh immune globulin 

Reference

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    Yousuf R, Mustafa AN, Ho S-L, Tang Y-L, Leong C-F. Anti-G with concomitant anti-C and anti-D: a case report in a pregnant woman. Asian J Transfus Sci. 2017;11(1):62–4.CrossRefPubMedPubMedCentralGoogle Scholar

Recommended Reading

  1. Baia F, Muniz-Diaz E, Boto N, Salgado M, Montero R, Ventura T, Sousa H, Alves B, Nogues N, Koch C. A simple approach to confirm the presence of anti-D is sera with presumed anti-D+C specificity. Blood Transfus 2013;11(3):449–451.Google Scholar
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mark T. Friedman
    • 1
  • Kamille A. West
    • 2
  • Peyman Bizargity
    • 3
  • Kyle Annen
    • 4
  • Jeffrey S. Jhang
    • 1
  1. 1.Icahn School of MedicineMount Sinai Health SystemNew YorkUSA
  2. 2.Department of Transfusion MedicineNational Institutes of Health Clinical CenterBethesdaUSA
  3. 3.Department of Molecular & Human GeneticsBaylor College of MedicineHoustonUSA
  4. 4.Department of PathologyChildren’s Hospital ColoradoAuroraUSA

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