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Year : 2017 | Month : October | Volume : 11 | Issue : 10 | Page : ED06 - ED07

Haemolytic Disease of Foetus and Newborn (HDFN) due to Anti c with Previous Fatal HDFN in Two Other Siblings

Evarisalin Marbaniang, Debdutta Bhattacharya, Steward Kshiar

1. Assistant Professor and In Charge Blood Bank, Department of Pathology and Blood Bank, NEIGRIHMS, Shillong, Meghalaya, India. 2. Senior Laboratory Technician, Department of Blood Bank, NEIGRIHMS, Shillong, Meghalaya, India. 3. Junior Laboratory Technician, Department of Blood Bank, NEIGRIHMS, Shillong, Meghalaya, India.

Correspondence Address :
Dr. Evarisalin Marbaniang,
Mawlai Kynton Massar, Block-B, Nehu Road, Shillong-793008, Meghalaya, India.
E-mail: evarisalinmarbaniang@yahoo.com

Abstract

Haemolytic Disease of Foetus and Newborn (HDFN) or Haemolytic Disease of Newborn (HDN) has been known to occur mostly as a result of Rh-isoimmunisation. However, HDFN due to minor antigens of the Rh system have also been reported. Anti-c causes severe HDN after anti D. Here, we report a case of HDN due to anti-c and we want to emphasise the importance of routine antibody screening as part of the antenatal services for all pregnant woman so as to prevent hazardous complications for the baby.

Keywords

Antiglobulin, Isoimmunisation, Jaundice

How to cite this article :

Evarisalin Marbaniang, Debdutta Bhattacharya, Steward Kshiar. HAEMOLYTIC DISEASE OF FOETUS AND NEWBORN (HDFN) DUE TO ANTI C WITH PREVIOUS FATAL HDFN IN TWO OTHER SIBLINGS. Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research [serial online] 2017 October [cited: 2018 Jan 17 ]; 11:ED06-ED07. Available from
http://www.jcdr.net/back_issues.asp?issn=0973-709x&year=2017&month=October&volume=11&issue=10&page=ED06-ED07&id=10768

DOI and Others

DOI: 10.7860/JCDR/2017/29953.10768

Date of Submission: May 08, 2017
Date of Peer Review: Jun 06, 2017
Date of Acceptance: Jul 11, 2017
Date of Publishing: Oct 01, 2017

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