Essential Guide to Blood Groups
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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2010 by Blackwell ABO antibodies ABO group active Africans agglutination allele amino acid antenatal anti anti-D antithetical antigens autoantibody blood group blood group antibodies blood group antigens blood group system Caucasians cell membrane Check clinical importance clinically significant complement cross-match Daniels and Imelda DCe/dce detected direct antiglobulin test donor Duffy glycoprotein encoded enzyme exons expression extracellular loop fetal flow cytometry gene genetic genotype Geoff Daniels GIcNAc glycophorin glycoprotein Guide to Blood H antigen haemolytic anaemia high frequency antigen homozygosity HTRs IgG1 Imelda Bromilow immunised immunoglobulin indirect antiglobulin test Kidd laboratory low frequency antigen methods molecular molecules monoclonal non-secretors oligosaccharide patients phenotype polymorphisms populations potential pregnancy procedures produce rare react reagents recipient red cell destruction red cell membrane red cells Rh proteins RhAG RHCE RhD positive sample secretor sensitised sera serological serum severe HDFN specificity Table techniques transfusion reaction variants weak