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Evidence-Based Resource Summary

Strength of Evidence: 
4 out of 4
4 out of 4
Year Published: 
2004

Rh(D) Incompatibility: Screening in All Pregnant Women

Description of Resource: 
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force(USPSTF)strongly recommends Rh(D) blood typing and antibody testing for all pregnant women during their first visit for pregnancy-related care.This is an A recommendation, which means the USPSTF recommends the service. There is high certainty that the net benefit is substantial.

Evidence-Based Resource Details

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Developed By: 
United States Preventive Services Task Force
Developer Type: 
Federal Government
Healthy People 2020 Topic Area(s): 
Maternal, Infant, and Child Health
Resource Type: 
Systematic Review
Citation: 
U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. Rh(D) Incompatibility: Screening [Internet]. 2004 Feb [cited 2017 Sept 8]. Available from: https://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/Page/Document/UpdateSummaryFinal/rh-d-incompatibility-screening?ds=1&s=Rh(D)%20Incompatibility