Human Blood Groups

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John Wiley & Sons, Jan 16, 2013 - Medical - 560 pages
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This new edition of an essential text for all those working within transfusion and blood banking is now even more biologically and clinically relevant, incorporating the latest information on the genes for various blood groups and including greater content on the functional significance of blood groups. The book covers techniques used in blood grouping, troubleshooting and quality assurance and integrates serology with molecular biology, marrying the basic understanding at the genetic level with a cellular understanding of the red blood cell membrane. Now in full colour throughout.

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Cromer Blood Group System
Knops Blood Group System and the Cost Antigens
Ok Blood Group System
Raph Blood Group System
MNS Blood Group System
Gill Blood Group System
High Frequency Antigens including
Sid Antigen

Xg Blood Group System
Scianna Blood Group System
Dombrock Blood Group System
Colton Blood Group System
HLA Human LeucocyteAssociated Class I Antigens
Polyagglutination and Cryptantigens

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Geoff Daniels BSc, PhD, FRCPath
Head of Diagnostics, International Blood Group Reference Laboratory; Senior Research Fellow, Bristol Institute for Transfusion Sciences, NHSBT, Bristol, UK; Secretary General, International Society of Blood Transfusion

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