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


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