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Bleeding and Clotting Disorders

People with Rhesus Negative Blood Group

10/11/2011

Question:

Does the rhesus factor make a difference. Are people with Rhesus Negative blood affected in the same way?

Answer:

Outside of issues related to pregnancy and the need for blood transfusions, there is really no other significance of the Rhesus (+ or -) blood type.

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Response by:

Spero R Cataland, MD Spero R Cataland, MD
Associate Professor of Clinical Internal Medicine
College of Medicine
The Ohio State University