Essential Guide to Blood Groups

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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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Techniques used in blood grouping
The ABO blood groups
The Rh blood group system
Other blood groups
Antigens that do not belong to a blood group system
Blood grouping from DNA
Troubleshooting and problemsolving in the reference
Frequently asked questions

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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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