Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research, ISSN - 0973 - 709X

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Table of Contents - Year : 2017 | Month : September | Volume : 11 | Issue : 9 | Page : ED06 - ED08

Approach to a Pregnant Woman with Anti D + Anti C Reactivity Pattern: A Diagnostic Conundrum ED06-ED08

Preeti Rai, Geetika Sharma, Deeksha Singh, Jyoti Garg

Correspondence
Dr. Deeksha Singh,
C1/04, Mangal Apartments, Vasundhara Enclave-110096, Delhi, India.
E-mail: deepshikha.singh293@gmail.com

The Rhesus G antigen is present on all RBCs that are C+ and also on most D+ RBCs. Due to this co-distribution of G with either C or D antigen, it mimics a reactivity pattern of anti C + anti D on Indirect Antiglobulin Test (IAT), though the role of Anti G in causing Hemolytic Disease of Newborn (HDN) is controversial. The differentiation of anti D, anti C, and anti G is essential particularly in pregnant females. We hereby report a rare case of anti G with anti D and anti C in a pregnant woman with emphasis on approach to identify anti D+C+G and its implications.