Many of us learn our blood type either through a blood test or by donating blood, and know that the blood type should remain theView More
Author: Susan Ford, MLS(ASCP)SBBcm
Hemolytic Disease of the Fetus and Newborn (HDFN)
During pregnancy, there are a lot of ways the mother’s body protects and supports the baby. One way is to produce antibodies to ward offView More
The Rh Blood Group System: Are You Positive?
The Rh blood group system is the most well-known system after the ABO system. When talking about blood types, most are familiar with the “positive”View More
Let’s Talk About Blood Products!
You may have seen appeals by blood suppliers saying your donation can help save up to three (3) lives. I was recently asked how and whyView More
Agglutination and Blood Groups
Introduction From the beginning, Blood Bank testing has been based on the observation of cells clumping together in the presence of serum, plasma, or reagents. ThisView More
ABO Discrepancies – When Blood Typing Doesn’t Match
When you first learn about blood types, it seems pretty easy. There are 4 types: O, A, B, and AB. But once you’ve learned that, youView More