Fetal RHD genotyping in maternal serum during the first trimester of pregnancy.

@article{Costa2002FetalRG,
  title={Fetal RHD genotyping in maternal serum during the first trimester of pregnancy.},
  author={J M Costa and Yves Giovangrandi and Pauline Ernault and Laurence Lohmann and Val{\'e}rie Nataf and Najua El Halali and Evelyne Gautier},
  journal={British journal of haematology},
  year={2002},
  volume={119 1},
  pages={255-60}
}
Fetal RHD genotype determination is useful in the management of sensitized RhD-negative pregnant women. It can be ascertained early during pregnancy by chorionic villus sampling (CVS) or amniocentesis. However, these procedures are invasive, resulting both in an increased risk of fetal loss and in an increased severity of immunization due to fetomaternal… CONTINUE READING