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Landsteiner

Karl . 1868--1943, Austrian immunologist, who discovered (1900) human blood groups and introduced the ABO classification system. He also discovered (1940) the Rhesus (Rh) factor in blood and researched into poliomyelitis. Nobel prize for physiology or medicine (1930)
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2] Department of Experimental Immunohaematology Sanquin Research at CLB and Landsteiner Laboratory Academic Medical Centre University of Amsterdam Amsterdam, The Netherlands
In 1900, Dr Karl Landsteiner, a leading Viennese physician, discovered there were four main blood groups -A, B, O and AB
One form of immunity that has been well established since the studies of Landsteiner & Jacob (1935) is contact hypersensitivity (CHS).
Dr Karl Landsteiner discovered there were three blood groups, which explained why people reacted differently to transfusions.
It became possible, in a very limited sense, to type tissue, much as Landsteiner had demonstrated typing red blood cells in the 1940s.
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June 14 is the birthday of Karl Landsteiner, an Austrian biologist and physician, considered to be the founder of modern blood transfusion.
Its causative agent, poliovirus, was identified in 1908 by Karl Landsteiner.
Landsteiner back in 1901 and 1939 which identified four Blood Types as A, B, O and AB as noted in the Redcrossblood.
According to the WBDD website the June 14 event is not intended to replace events such as national Blood Donor Days, but provides a special opportunity for a united, global celebration on a day that has particular significance: the birthday of Karl Landsteiner, the Nobel prize winner who discovered the ABO blood group system.