Tag Archives: blood group

Case 60 – summary

Panel: In this case we interpreted an antibody panel to establish this lady was A RhD positive and had an anti K antibody. When a possible antibody is detected it is important to phenotype the patient’s cell for the corresponding … Continue reading

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Case 60 – update 3

The IUT thankfully was performed without complication and the fetal medicine team repeated the IUT two weeks later and the delivery is then arranged. When planning for delivery what bloods should be taken from the cord sample? What are the … Continue reading

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Case 60 – update 2

The patient has being having regular antibody titres every four weeks and her titre remains 1 in 8. Her weekly MCA dopplers unfortunately shown at 26 weeks her MCA velocity has increased >  1.5 multiples of median suggestive of fetal … Continue reading

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Case 60 – update 1

The lady is Group A positive and has an Anti K antibody detected.The lab performed phenotyping on the maternal sample and she is K negative. She has never been pregnant before. She has no history of IV drug abuse. She … Continue reading

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Case 60 – the beginning

A 36 year old lady attends her antenatal booking appointment and has routine bloods taken including samples for blood grouping and antibody screen. Her Antibody panel and blood group screen is as follows: Please assume auto control negative and other … Continue reading

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Case 40 – summary

In this case we were able to interpret blood grouping cards, to allow us to determine further management for this pregnant lady. The first sample to interpret was the blood group of the pregnant lady which identified that she was … Continue reading

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Case 40 – update 3

The patient continues her pregnancy with no further complications. The baby’s blood group is shown below: what can you deduce from this blood card grouping? any further management for mum? any information regarding the fathers blood group? What other clinical … Continue reading

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Case 40 – update 2

Thankfully bleeding has eased, mum and baby are well. What dose of anti-D is required? How is this calculated? Any further tests to help with dosing? Of note she had an antibody screening with booking in bloods which was negative. … Continue reading

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Case 40 – update 1

At 26 weeks this patient presents with an antepartum haemorrhage. How would you manage this lady?

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Case 40 – the beginning

The first blood sample is taken from a 23 year old lady at her antenatal booking appointment. How do you interpret this blood grouping card? What is the patients blood group? Are there any other considerations for this patient? Answers … Continue reading

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