Chapter 1. An Introduction to Blood Groups

  1. Geoff Daniels PhD, FRCPath1 and
  2. Imelda Bromilow MSc, CBiol2

Published Online: 30 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470750926.ch1

Essential Guide To Blood Groups

Essential Guide To Blood Groups

How to Cite

Daniels, G. and Bromilow, I. (eds) (2007) An Introduction to Blood Groups, in Essential Guide To Blood Groups, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Malden, MA, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470750926.ch1

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Bristol Institute for Transfusion Sciences, Senior Research Fellow and Head of Molecular Diagnostics, National Blood Service, Bristol, UK

  2. 2

    DiaMed AG, Scientific Manager, Cressier-sur-Morat, Switzerland

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405153492

Online ISBN: 9780470750926

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Keywords:

  • blood groups;
  • blood group antibodies;
  • clinical importance of blood groups;
  • blood group terminology;
  • blood group systems

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • What is a blood group?

  • Blood group antibodies

  • Clinical importance of blood groups

  • Biological importance of blood groups

  • Blood group systems

  • Blood group terminology and classification