Results for: hemolytic-disease-of-the-newborn

What is hemolytic fetalis?

A hemolytic disease of the newborn that is characterized by an increase in circulating red blood cells and by jaundice and that occurs when the system of an Rh-negative mother produces antibodies to an antigen in the blood of an… Full Answer

What is hymolytic disease?

Hemolytic disease of the newborn is also known as erythroblastosis fetalis. It is a condition that develops in a fetus when the mother and fetus have incompatible blood types. Full Answer

What does RH mean?

There are several different meanings of RH but I assume you mean Rhesus factor, which is used to describe blood types in humans, and a related Rh disease is a condition of newborns. RH is not uncommon at all though… Full Answer

Does strep thoat have a cilia?

Strep throat is a disease not a bacteria. However the bacteria that causes the disease is called strep throat is caused by group A beta-hemolytic streptococcus ( S. pyogenes). Other bacteria such as non–group A beta-hemolytic streptococci and fusobacterium may… Full Answer