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Incidence of Rhesus isoimmunization in Rhesus-negative mothers in Ramadi, Iraq, in the mid-1990s.
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PMID:  12197338     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
This work was carried out in Ramadi, Iraq over the period 1993 to 1997. Of 487 rhesus (Rh)-negative mothers tested and followed up, 172 were primigravida, 1.7% of whom were Rh-isoimmunized. The frequency of isoimmunization increased with increasing number of pregnancies (4.9% for second pregnancies to 45.4% for fifth pregnancies). Comparison of our results with other earlier studies shows that the incidence of Rh-isoimmunization in our study was considerably greater than the others.
F S al-Joudi; S A Ahmed al-Salih
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Eastern Mediterranean health journal = La revue de santé de la Méditerranée orientale = al-Majallah al-ṣiḥḥīyah li-sharq al-mutawassiṭ     Volume:  6     ISSN:  1020-3397     ISO Abbreviation:  East. Mediterr. Health J.     Publication Date:    2000 Sep-Nov
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2002-08-28     Completed Date:  2002-09-23     Revised Date:  2006-05-23    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9608387     Medline TA:  East Mediterr Health J     Country:  Egypt    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1122-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Microbiology, College of Medicine, Al-Anbar University, Ramadi, Iraq.
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MeSH Terms
Follow-Up Studies
Iraq / epidemiology
Mass Screening
Pregnancy Complications / diagnosis,  epidemiology*,  etiology,  therapy
Rh Isoimmunization / diagnosis,  epidemiology*,  etiology,  therapy
Rh-Hr Blood-Group System
Rho(D) Immune Globulin / therapeutic use
Risk Factors
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Rh-Hr Blood-Group System; 0/Rho(D) Immune Globulin

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