TraQ Program of the BC PBCO

Tuesday, 14 August 2018

Case Study A5 - Answer (Question 6)

What should be checked prior to giving Rh positive patients subsequent doses of intravenous RhIG?

Before transfusing Rh positive patients with subsequent doses of intravenous RhIG, the following are recommended:

  • Check for signs/symptoms of intravascular hemolysis, anemia, onset or exacerbation of renal insufficiency
  • If suspicious, perform laboratory test such as haptoglobin, total/direct bilirubin, LDH, peripheral blood film, serum complement, and urinalysis.
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