Measurement of feto-maternal haemorrhage: a comparative study of three Kleihauer techniques and tow flow cytometry methods.

@article{Bromilow1997MeasurementOF,
  title={Measurement of feto-maternal haemorrhage: a comparative study of three Kleihauer techniques and tow flow cytometry methods.},
  author={Imelda Bromilow and J M Stowers References Duguid},
  journal={Clinical and laboratory haematology},
  year={1997},
  volume={19 2},
  pages={137-42}
}
In the UK a Kleihauer test is routinely performed on all RhD-negative women after the birth of an RhD-positive child to ensure that an adequate dose of anti-D immunoglobulin is given. The results of Kleihauer testing are interpreted to assess the volume of any feto-maternal haemorrhage and additional anti-D immunoglobulin is administered if necessary. A similar procedure is followed ante-natally when incidents occur known to be associated with alloimmunization. The performance of Kleihauer… CONTINUE READING