Pregnancy (rhesus negative women) - routine anti-D (review) (TA156)
Fast, easy summary view of NICE guidance on 'antenatal care'
Routine antenatal anti-D prophylaxis is recommended as a treatment option for all pregnant women who are RhD negative and who are not known to be 'sensitised'.
When a decision has been made to give routine antenatal anti-D prophylaxis, the treatment with the lowest cost should be used. This should take into account the costs of both obtaining and giving the treatment.
This guidance replaces TA41 Pregnancy – routine anti-D prophylaxis for RhD-negative women.
This guidance has been incorporated into the following NICE Pathways, along with other related guidance and products.
Visit the NICE Pathway: antenatal care
This page was last updated: 12 December 2011
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