RHIG

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AcronymDefinition
RHIGRh Immune Globulin
RHIGRelativistic Heavy Ion Group (various universities)
RHIGRural Health Interest Group (University of Wisconsin)
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In addition, the mothers of children with autism were not more likely to have been exposed to antepartum Rh immune globulin containing thimerosal, and were not more likely to have an Rh-negative incompatible pregnancy These findings were also true for autism subtypes.
Supplemental questions related to laboratory testing for weak D and administration of Rh immune globulin were included in the CAP 2012 J-B Transfusion Medicine (Comprehensive) survey.
The Rh Immune Globulin widget displays the number of doses of Rh immune globulin needed based on testing done in the blood bank following the baby's delivery.
Inaccurate doses of Rh immune globulin after Rh-incompatible fetomaternal hemorrhage: survey of laboratory practice.
This is because the required dose of Rh immune globulin depends on the volume of the fetal-maternal bleed, with larger bleeds requiring larger doses of immune globulin.
In our view, improving the effectiveness of RhIg dosing would require 2 things: (1) a more accurate calculation of maternal blood volume, such as Dr Ramsey's RhIg Dose Calculator2; and (2) replacement of acid elution FMH quantitation with flow cytometry in all cases in which additional Rh immune globulin doses are indicated by initial Rosette or acid elution test results.
This is because the required dose of Rh immune globulin depends on the volume of the fetal-maternal bleed, larger bleeds requiring larger doses of immune globulin.