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Neonatal Outcomes of Rh-Negative Pregnancies in a Tertiary Level Neonatal Intensive Care Unit: A Prospective Study

Swathi Chacham 1 , 2 , * , Diggireddy Shilpa Reddy 2 , Uppin Narayan Reddy 2 , Waseem Khan 2 , S Nandita 2 , Soumya Anumula 2 , Jakkampudi Sravani 3 and Faraaz Adil 2
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1 Department of Pediatrics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Rishikesh, India
2 Department of Pediatrics, Princess Esra Hospital, Deccan College of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad, India
3 Department of Pediatrics, Princess Esra Hospital, Owaisi Group of Hospitals, Deccan College of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad, India
Article information
  • Journal of Comprehensive Pediatrics: August 01, 2016, 7 (3); e36573
  • Published Online: July 24, 2016
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: April 23, 2016
  • Revised: July 1, 2016
  • Accepted: July 13, 2016
  • DOI: 10.17795/compreped-36573

To Cite: Chacham S, Reddy D S, Reddy U N, Khan W, Nandita S, et al. Neonatal Outcomes of Rh-Negative Pregnancies in a Tertiary Level Neonatal Intensive Care Unit: A Prospective Study, J Compr Ped. 2016 ; 7(3):e36573. doi: 10.17795/compreped-36573.

Abstract
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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
Acknowledgements
Footnote
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