Recommendation ID

Further research is recommended on alternative postpartum testing strategies that do not include cord blood typing of all babies born to rhesus-D (D) negative women.

Any explanatory notes
(if applicable)

This may include:
- an audit of D results from cord blood typing compared with results from highthroughput NIPT for fetal RHD genotype
- research on the practicalities of implementing alternative postpartum testing strategies.

Source guidance details

Comes from guidance
High-throughput non-invasive prenatal testing for fetal RHD genotype
Date issued
November 2016

Other details

Is this a recommendation for the use of a technology only in the context of research? No  
Is it a recommendation that suggests collection of data or the establishment of a register?   No  
Last Reviewed 30/11/2016