Essential Guide to Blood Groups (Google eBook)

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John Wiley & Sons, Apr 18, 2011 - Medical - 128 pages
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The second edition of Essential Guide to Blood Groups is a pocket-sized book containing four-color text together with schematic figures and tables. The book comprises an introduction to blood groups, followed by chapters on techniques, information on various blood groups, antibodies, quality assurance in immunohaematology, and it concludes with chapters on troubleshooting in the laboratory, and FAQs. It also covers the serology, inheritance, biochemistry and molecular genetics of the most important blood group systems.
  

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Contents

Techniques used in blood grouping
7
The ABO blood groups
20
The Rh blood group system
33
Other blood groups
45
Antigens that do not belong to a blood group system
59
Blood grouping from DNA
75
Troubleshooting and problemsolving in the reference
86
Frequently asked questions
96
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About the author (2011)

Geoff Daniels, BSc, PhD, MRCPath, Senior Research Fellow, Bristol Institute for Transfusion Sciences, Molecular Diagnostics Manager, International Blood Group Reference Laboratory, UK

Imelda Bromilow, MSc, C.Biol, MIBiol, DMLM, Scientific Manager, DiaMed AG, Cressier Sur Murat, Switzerland

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