• Question: what brings about haemolytic disease

    Asked by abtb256 to Susan, Steven, Rose, Rita, Alex on 26 Jan 2017.
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      Alex Hinga answered on 26 Jan 2017:

      @abtb256 Haemolytic disease occurs when the blood types of the mother are incompatible. The disease is mostly seen when a rhesus-negative mother has a baby with a rhesus-positive father. It’s also referred to as Rhesus Haemolytic Disease or Haemolytic Disease of the Fetus and Newborn (HDFN).