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Differential Diagnosis For Kleihauer-Betke test (Rh fetal RBC) (Lab) - Increased

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List of current finding(s):

Trauma Causes
Trauma/gravid uterus
Allergic, Collagen, Auto-Immune Disorders
Fetal/maternal RH incompatability
Usage, Degenerative, Necrosis, Age Related Disorders
Abortion, threatened
Anatomic, Foreign Body, Structural Disorders
Placenta abruptio
Uterus rupture, pregnant
Pathophysiologic
Fetal/Maternal transfusion physiology
Synonyms
Fetal RBC determination, Fetal RBC determination (procedure), Fetomaternal haemorrhage calculation Kleihauer-Betke method, Fetomaternal hemorrhage calculation Kleihauer-Betke method, Foetal RBC determination, Foetomaternal haemorrhage calculation Kleihauer-Betke method, Haemoglobin F cytochemical demonstration test, Hb F cytochem demonstration, Hemoglobin F cytochemical demonstration test, Kleihauer test, Kleihauer-Betke test, Lab
Definition

Fetal Maternal Hemorrhage FMH is predicted with leakage of fetal RBC's into maternal circulation. This can be measured by Flow Cytometry Test can be substituted for Kleihauer-Berke Method of differential rersistance to acid pH of fetal hemoglobin.

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