Valérie Porra

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BACKGROUND As an alternative to the cumbersome Kleihauer-Betke test (KBT), flow cytometry represents a powerful method for the identification and quantification of fetal red blood cells (RBCs) in maternal circulation. STUDY DESIGN AND METHODS The aim of this study was to evaluate the Fetal Cell Count kit (IQ Products), an innovative flow cytometric(More)
BACKGROUND Unlike the standard RHD+ or RHD- alleles, serologic determination of weak or partial D alleles is often not clear-cut. Most importantly, rare weak D alleles, not typed by serology, are prone to alloimmunization when transfused with D+ blood. Although more than 100 RHD variants have currently been reported, many more rare alleles probably remain(More)
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