immunohematology


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im·mu·no·he·ma·tol·o·gy

(im'yū-nō-hē'mă-tol'ŏ-jē),
That division of hematology concerned with immune, or antigen-antibody reactions, and with related changes in the blood.

immunohematology

(ĭ-mū-nō-hēm″ă-tŏl′ō-jē) [L. immunis, safe, + Gr. haima, blood, + logos, word, reason]
The study of the immunology and genetics of blood groups, blood cell antigens and antibodies, and specific blood proteins (such as complement); esp. important in blood banking and transfusion medicine.
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(Table 1) His immunohematology records were checked and the patient received a full antigen typing of his red cells, and has since been transfused monthly.
(2) Additional Professor, Department of Transfusion Medicine and Immunohematology, Government Medical College, Kottayam, Kerala, India.
ShameeShastry, professor and head of the Department of Immunohematology and Blood Transfusion said, "The patient had a very rare 'P null' blood group and anti PP1Pk antibody in his blood that has a potential to cause an acute intravascular hemolytic reaction to incompatible blood transfusion.
We have a very focused view of our strategy and on our core business chemistry and dry slides; immunoassays for disease testing; and immunohematology, which we're one of the world's leader is.
Diagnostic solutions company Grifols (MCE:GRF)(NASDAQ:GRFS) reported on Monday the receipt of licensing approval from the US Food & Drug Administration for the commercialisation of a range of antisera reagents designed for routine and complex immunohematology testing.
The AABB was established in 1947 as a national association of hospital and community blood banks, transfusion services, and other immunohematologic services; to improve blood collection and distribution; and to foster high standards of administrative and technical performance in the general field of immunohematology.
Vanikar, MD, PhD, DLitt, Department of Pathology, Laboratory of Medicine, Transfusion Services and Immunohematology; GR Doshi and KM Mehta Institute of Kidney Diseases & Research Centre (IKDRC)--Dr.
In cases of strong clinical concern for immune-mediated RBC destruction, but a negative DAT finding, the use of modified techniques and/or referral to an immunohematology reference laboratory can be considered (as discussed above).
From the 1980s to the present, standards for Cellular Therapies, Perioperative Services, Relationship Testing, Immunohematology Reference Laboratories, Molecular Testing and Patient Blood Management have been added to the standards library.
It reviews the basics of math and calculation, then addresses calculations for specific areas of the laboratory (clinical chemistry, urinalysis, hematology, immunohematology, microbiology, and molecular diagnostics), as well as statistical calculations for quality assurance.
Elaine Moore, who works in immunohematology and toxicology, and Lisa Marie Moore, who works for the federal government, outline the various disorders of hyperthyroidism and their causes, diagnoses, and treatments based on current guidelines and recommendations of the American Thyroid Association, American Association of Endocrinologists, and the Endocrine Society, along with new information.
Abouljoud, MD, Henry Ford Hospital; Region 11 Councillor-David Shaffer, MD, PhD, Vanderbilt University Medical Center; Histocompatibility Representative-John Gerlach, PhD, D(ABHI), Immunohematology and Serology, Michigan State University; OPO Representative-Susan A.