What are the limitations of Rhesus (Rh) typing?

Updated: Aug 01, 2018
  • Author: Victoria K Gonsorcik, DO; Chief Editor: Jun Teruya, MD, DSc, FCAP  more...
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A limitation to Rh typing is the amount of sample that is required to perform ABO and Rh typing using the standard tube testing, column agglutination method, or solid phase test systems: approximately 1 mL of blood.


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