blood type

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Introduction

Erythrocyte antigen expression conferring blood type.

Classification

Type Erythrocyte antigen(s)
O H antigen
A2B A antigen (weakly expressed), B antigen
B B antigen
A1 A antigen (strong expression)
A1B A antigen (strongly expressed), B antigen

* A+ indidates Rh(D), A- Rh(d).

Indications

Notes

blood group antigens & antibodies[3]

ABO compatibility[3]

More general terms

More specific terms

Additional terms

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References

  1. American Association of Blood Banks (AABB) Technical Manual, 9th edition, 1985
  2. ABORh Type Automated Laboratory Test Directory ARUP: http://www.aruplab.com/guides/ug/tests/0010025.jsp
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Medical Knowledge Self Assessment Program (MKSAP) 16, American College of Physicians, Philadelphia 2012