Rh (D) Incompatibility: Screening
Release Date: February 2004
Summary of Recommendations
|Pregnant Women, During First Pregnancy-Related Care Visit|
The USPSTF strongly recommends Rh (D) blood typing anf antibody testing for all pregnant women during thier first visit for pregnancy-related care.
|The USPSTF recommends the service. There is high certainty that the net benefit is substantial.|
|Antibody Testing Unsensitized Rh (D)-Negative Pregnant Women|
The USPSTF recommends repeated Rh (D) antibody testing for all unsensitized Rh (D)-negative women at 24-28 weeks gestation, unless the biological father is known to be Rh (D)-negative.
|The USPSTF recommends the service. There is high certainty that the net benefit is moderate or there is moderate certainty that the net benefit is moderate to substantial.|
Related Information for Consumers
Internet Citation: Recommendation Summary. U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. September 2014.