Fetal blood group genotyping: present and future.

Prediction of fetal blood group from DNA is usually performed when the mother has antibodies to RhD, to assess whether the fetus is at risk from hemolytic disease of the fetus and newborn (HDFN). Over the last five years RhD testing on fetal DNA in maternal plasma has been introduced. At the International Blood Group Reference Laboratory (IBGRL) we employ… CONTINUE READING