Case 43

1. Presented by Eric A. Gehrie, MD and prepared by Lorraine N. Blagg, MA, MLS(ASCP)SBB

Clinical Vignette

An young adult female presents at an obstetrics clinic at nine weeks gestation. A type and screen was sent to the lab as part of her routine prenatal testing.

Transfusion Medicine results:

Her sample referred to a reference lab with a request to perform Weak RhD analysis by molecular methods. Her results indicates she is a weak D type 4.0/4.1.

What results would be reported and would you provide her Rh prophylaxis?