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Haemolytic disease and the rheasus blood group

  1. Nov 7, 2004 #1
    Haemolytic disease and the rheasus blood group....

    Why do you get haemolytic disease in a baby ( not first baby) if the mother is Rh- and her anti D antibodies cross the placenta, yet it is fine to tranfuse Rh- blood to a Rh+ recipient, which will also contain anti D antibodies?

    Thanks in advance. :wink:
     
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  3. Nov 7, 2004 #2
    I've just noticed there is a slight flaw in my question 4get it. :smile: Sorry.
     
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