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Test Name:

Anti D (Rh) Antibody titre - [Serum]

Department:

Pathology

Available Centres:

Ikeja, Igando, TBS, Subol, Ikorodu, Victoria Island, Gbagada, Abuadth, Ahmadiyya, Ibadan, Delsuth

Test description:

This test is used to screen for Rhesus antibodies directed against the fetus when its blood group is not compatible with mother's blood because the fetus might have inherited blood antigens from the father. This may cause fetal red cell destruction, anemia, heart failure and death of the fetus in the womb

Pretest information:

No special preparation required

TAT:

Daily

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