blood group systems

blood group sys·tems (ABO),

see Blood Groups Appendix.
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The MassARRAY System has been used to identify and resolve a number of blood group systems including MNS, Kell, Lewis, Kidd, and more rare Rhesus D variants.
RED BLOOD CELLS CONCENTRATE (SERASCAN) (vial presentation (I and II) with 10 ml of human erythrocytes group 0, with more significant antigenic determinants of most of the blood group systems.
This edition reflects the identification of seven new blood group systems and about 69 new blood group antigens since the last edition.
The genetic basis of nearly all 34 blood group systems has been resolved over the past century, but identification of the underlying gene of the Vel blood group has withstood persistent attempts since it was first identified 60 years ago.
Biochemistry and Genetics of the ABO, Lewis and P blood group systems.
Daniels (Bristol Institute for Transfusion Services) and Bromilow (DiaMed AG) describe the ABO, Rh, Kell, Duffy, Kidd, MNS, Diego, and Lewis blood group systems, and explain the clinical significance of blood group antibodies causing hemolytic transfusion reaction and hemolytic disease of the fetus and newborn.
The number of alleles in the ABO and Rh blood group systems, and the low antigenicity of all but the D antigen in the Rh system, make it relatively easy to supply blood in virtually unlimited quantities to patients requiring hemotherapy.
The study, which genotyped and serotyped more than 4,000 blood donors for the Kell, Kidd, and Duffy blood group systems, observed a concordance of more than 99% between serotyping and genotyping.
The third edition of The Blood Group Antigen FactsBook has been completely revised, updated and expanded to cover all 32 blood group systems.
The HEA BeadChip Test utilizes a unique randomly encoded microparticle array with probes targeting 17 mutations within human erythrocyte antigens including those in the Duffy, Kell, Kidd, Lutheran, MNS, Dombrock and other blood group systems as well as a mutation associated with sickle cell disease.
It also covers the serology, inheritance, biochemistry and molecular genetics of the most important blood group systems.