Since the practical significance of the Rh agglutinogen and its corressponding agglutinin was shown by Wiener and Peters1 in 1940, a great deal of intensive study has been devoted to this subject. This has revealed many facts of great theoretical interest and of practical importance. The subject has become so intricate, however, and the diversity in nomenclature so confusing that recent publications are apt to bewilder the average reader who has no first hand acquaintance with this work. The earliest work on this subject was reviewed briefly in these pages.2 Some of the subsequent developments will be summarized but, for
THE Rh FACTOR. Ann Intern Med. ;24:128–132. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-24-1-128
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1946;24(1):128-132.
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