Kleihauer-Betke Test

Kleihauer-Betke Test is a topic covered in the Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests.

To view the entire topic, please or purchase a subscription.

Nursing Central is the award-winning, complete mobile solution for nurses and students. Look up information on diseases, tests, and procedures; then consult the database with 5,000+ drugs or refer to 65,000+ dictionary terms. Explore these free sample topics:

Nursing Central

-- The first section of this topic is shown below --

Fetal hemoglobin, hemoglobin F, acid elution slide test.

To assist in assessing occurrence and extent of fetal maternal hemorrhage and calculate the amount of Rh immune globulin to be administered.

Patient Preparation
There are no food, fluid, activity, or medication restrictions unless by medical direction.

Normal Findings
(Method: Microscopic examination of treated and stained peripheral blood smear) Less than 1% fetal cells present.

Critical Findings and Potential Interventions

-- To view the remaining sections of this topic, please or purchase a subscription --