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ABO incompatibilty


what are the possible blood group of mother and baby which can lead to ABO incompatibility and jaundice ?

one i know is mother is blood group O and baby is blood group A or B or AB.

is there any other blood group combo which can do this ?
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ABO incompatibilty


what are the possible blood group of mother and baby which can lead to ABO incompatibility and jaundice ?

one i know is mother is blood group O and baby is blood group A or B or AB.

is there any other blood group combo which can do this ?
I think it's only Rh incompatibility.

Kaplan O&G Page 70
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ABO incompatibility decreases the risk of maternal isoimmunization from foreign RBCs. Naturally occurring anti-A and anti-B antibodies rapidly lyse foreign RBCs before maternal lymphocytes are stimulated to produce active antibodies.
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