Haemolysis - neonatal

Last updated: Friday, 03, December, 2010
CausesAppropriate Tests
FBC, blood film, blood group, direct antiglobulin test; bilirubin.

Haemolytic disease of the newborn

Haemoglobinopathy, especially

  • 4 gene deletion α Thalassaemia or homozygous α* thalassaemic.


Haemoglobin Barts hydrops fetalis syndrome.
See also Hydrops fetalis

Intrinsic red cell defects, especially


G-6-P-D assay

Neonatal sepsis

Cardiac abnormalities