Rev. ed. of: Basic & applied concepts of immunohematology / Kathy D. Blaney, Paula R. Howard. 2nd ed. c2009.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Immunology : basic principles and applications in the blood bank -- Blood banking reagents : overview and applications -- Genetic principles in blood banking -- ABO and H blood group systems and secretor status -- Rh blood group system -- Other blood group systems -- Antibody detection and identification -- Compatibility testing -- Blood bank automation for transfusion services -- Adverse complications of transfusions -- Hemolytic disease of the fetus and newborn -- Donor selection and phlebotomy -- Testing of donor blood -- Blood component preparation and therapy -- Transfusion therapy in selected patients -- Quality assurance and regulation of the blood industry and safety issues in the blood bank -- Appendix A: Answers to study questions -- Glossary.