Blood Groups and Antibodies
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ABO group and Rh typing, blood group antibodies, type and screen, type and crossmatch.
To identify ABO blood group and Rh type, typically for prenatal screen and transfusion purposes. These tests are also used to help establish compatibility for cellular therapy and solid organ transplantation (in addition to human leukocyte antigen [HLA] and HLA antibody typing).
Serum collected in a red-top tube or whole blood collected in a lavender-top (EDTA) tube.
(Method: FDA -approved reagents with glass slides, glass tubes, gel, or automated systems) Compatibility (no clumping or hemolysis).
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Bladh, Mickey Lynn., and Anne M. Van Leeuwen. "Blood Groups and Antibodies." Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests, 7th ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425214/all/Blood_Groups_and_Antibodies.
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Blood Groups and Antibodies. Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. 7th ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425214/all/Blood_Groups_and_Antibodies. Accessed April 23, 2019.
Bladh, M. L., & Van Leeuwen, A. M. (2017). Blood Groups and Antibodies. In Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425214/all/Blood_Groups_and_Antibodies
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Blood Groups and Antibodies [Internet]. In: Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 April 23]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425214/all/Blood_Groups_and_Antibodies.
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