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Probability that a D-positive Father is Heterozygous or Homozygous for the D Locus

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The probability that a D-positive father is heterozygous or homozygous for the D locus can be calculated based on the father's Rh phenotype, his race, and the D status of his offspring. This can be used in evaluating the risk of anti-D related Hemolytic Disease of the Newborn in a D-negative mother.

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