When your healthcare provider wants to find out the cause of your hemolytic anemia; when you have had a blood transfusion recently and are experiencing symptoms of a transfusion reaction; or when a newborn shows signs of hemolytic disease of the newborn You may be able to find your test results on your laboratory's website or patient portal. You may have been directed here by your lab's website in order to provide you with background information about the test(s) you had performed.
You will need to return to your lab's website or portal, or contact your healthcare practitioner in order to obtain your test results.
If it is present on someone's red blood cells, that person's blood type is Rh (positive); if it is absent, the blood is type Rh- (negative).
Each person has their own individual set of RBC antigens, determined by inheritance from their parents. Mosby's Diagnostic and Laboratory Test Reference 5th Edition: Mosby, Inc., Saint Louis, MO.
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia [On-line information].
Mosby's Diagnostic and Laboratory Test Reference 10th Edition: Mosby, Inc., Saint Louis, MO. If your question relates to this web site and not to a specific lab test, please submit it via our Contact Us page instead.
Available online at Health Info/Health Library/hrnewborn/
Mayo Clinic Mayo Medical Laboratories [On-line information].