What is the role of Rhesus (Rh) typing in transfusion recipient testing?

Updated: Aug 01, 2018
  • Author: Victoria K Gonsorcik, DO; Chief Editor: Jun Teruya, MD, DSc, FCAP  more...
  • Print


Transfusion of a recipient requires a type and cross to be completed before blood is issued to prevent Rh incompatibility.

Did this answer your question?
Additional feedback? (Optional)
Thank you for your feedback!