Immunohematology For Medical Laboratory Technicians

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2009-08-11
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning

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IMMUNOHEMATOLOGY FOR MEDICAL LABORATORY TECHNICIANS is a text appropriate for all levels of laboratory science programs. Each chapter is structured to provide detailed technical information interspersed with critical thinking activities, web activities, case studies, sample procedures, and review questions. Students will have the opportunity to complement readings with activities that match his/her learning style. Basic concepts are covered in the early chapters and application in later chapters. Concepts of Immunohematology are comprehensively prepared, along with some review of appropriate support topics, such as immunology, components of blood, and anticoagulants. Clinical applications and problem solving are incorporated in the text as appropriate.

Table of Contents

Introduction to Immunohematology
Basic Immunology
Reagents and Methods used for Immunohematology Testing
Quality Control and Quality Assurance in the Blood Bank (NOTE: This will be an overview, components of Quality Control and Quality Assurance will be incorporated into the text, as appropriate)
Blood Group Systems
Genetics and Inheritance of Blood Group System Antigens
ABO and H Blood Group Systems
Rh Blood Group System
Other Blood Group Systems
Patient Pre-Transfusion Testing
Antibody Screening and Antibody Identification
Compatibility Testing
Blood Components and Their Administration
Donor Criteria and Blood Collection
Processing Blood Components
Adverse Reactions to Transfusion
Hemolytic Disease of the Newborn, Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia and Miscellaneous Conditions Requiring Transfusion Therapy
Hemolytic Disease of the Newborn
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