Human Blood Groups (3rd Revised edition)

Human Blood Groups (3rd Revised edition)

By: Geoff Daniels (author)Hardback

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This new edition of an essential text for all those working within transfusion and blood banking is now even more biologically and clinically relevant, incorporating the latest information on the genes for various blood groups and including greater content on the functional significance of blood groups. The book covers techniques used in blood grouping, troubleshooting and quality assurance and integrates serology with molecular biology, marrying the basic understanding at the genetic level with a cellular understanding of the red blood cell membrane. Now in full colour throughout.

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Geoff Daniels BSc, PhD, FRCPath Head of Diagnostics, International Blood Group Reference Laboratory; Senior Research Fellow, Bristol Institute for Transfusion Sciences, NHSBT, Bristol, UK; Secretary General, International Society of Blood Transfusion


Foreword, vii Preface to the third edition, viii Some abbreviations used, ix 1 Human blood groups: introduction, 1 2 ABO, H, and Lewis systems, 11 3 MNS blood group system, 96 4 P1PK, Globoside, and FORS blood group systems, plus some other related blood groups, 162 5 Rh and RHAG blood group systems, 182 6 Lutheran blood group system, 259 7 Kell and Kx blood group systems, 278 8 Duffy blood group system, 306 9 Kidd blood group system, 325 10 Diego blood group system, 336 11 Yt blood group system, 354 12 Xg blood group system, 359 13 Scianna blood group system, 371 14 Dombrock blood group system, 376 15 Colton blood group system, 384 16 LW blood group system, 391 17 Chido/Rodgers blood group system, 400 18 Gerbich blood group system, 410 19 Cromer blood group system, 427 20 Knops blood group system and the Cost antigens, 439 21 Indian blood group system and the AnWj antigen, 449 22 Ok blood group system, 457 23 Raph blood group system, 461 24 JMH blood group system, 465 25 I and i antigens, and cold agglutination, 469 26 Gill blood group system, 485 27 Junior and Langereis blood group systems, 487 28 Er antigens, 493 29 Low frequency antigens, 495 30 High frequency antigens, including Vel, 500 31 Sid antigen, 505 32 HLA (Human Leucocyte-Associated) Class I antigens on red cells, 512 33 Polyagglutination and cryptantigens, 515 Index, 524

Product Details

  • publication date: 22/03/2013
  • ISBN13: 9781444333244
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 554
  • ID: 9781444333244
  • weight: 1356
  • ISBN10: 1444333240
  • edition: 3rd Revised edition

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