Management of a rare blood type: Oh"Bombay" in pregnancy
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Citation of Original PublicationKatz, A. R., Ali, V., Ross, P. J., & Gammon, E. (January 01, 1981). Management of a rare blood type: Oh "Bombay" in pregnancy. Obstetrics and Gynecology, 57, 6.)
A rare blood type, Oh "Bombay," was observed in a 30-year-old Indian primigravida. The genetic mode of inheritance is discussed. The obstetric management, with anticipation for the need for blood transfusion, is outlined and the use of autotransfusion for patients with rare blood type is emphasized.