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blood group

any one of the various groups into which human blood is classified on the basis of its agglutinogens

blood group

[′bləd ‚grüp]
(immunology)
An immunologically distinct, genetically determined class of human erythrocyte antigens, identified as A, B, AB, and O. Also known as blood type.
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The transfusion medicine has come a long way from the landmark discovery of ABO blood group system by Karl Landsteiner in 1900 in which he described the reactions between the red cells and serum of 22 subjects (1).
Stocks of the vital blood group - O-negative - have plummeted as potential donors take advantage of the warm summer evenings and World Cup football matches.
A routine blood group determination was then performed on these samples by laboratory technicians unaware of the previously known blood group.
The individual details tell you're the blood group of the individual, last date of donation and contact details, All one needs to do is call the individual required.
We keep a very close eye on the stocks of each blood group to make sure that patients can always get the blood they need," say Gail Miflin.
Because it is always safest to give the same blood group, it's vital that NHS Blood and Transplant has a constant supply of all blood types.
PRIORITY BLOOD GROUPS IN Scotland, the most common blood group is O+, with a huge 41.
It's important to know your blood group A, B, AB or O, should you ever need an emergency blood transfusion to avoid a mismatch.
ISLAMABAD -- A new study has revealed how blood group O protects against malaria.
It has multiple advantages like cheaper cost of production, longer shelf life, blood group neutrality, no associated risks of disease transmission and easy storage," Kundu said.
The analytes evaluated include markers of infectious diseases, the ABO/Rh blood group, and a check for blood group antibodies.
Sometimes, one blood group is more in demand than the other, so I am hoping that donors registered with the centre can give us more of the O blood group," she added.