Despite the recommended 28 weeks' gestation antenatal, postnatal, and postabortion prophylaxis with Rh immune globulin, residual Rh immunization still occurs in Rh-negative women. We describe a patient whose history suggests development of an anti-D antibody after first-trimester bleeding. To our knowledge, this is the first such case reported in the English literature.
- Rh immune globulin, indications
- Rh isoimmunization
- bleeding, first trimester