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ABO blood group system

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article image By Fatima FarooqTHE CLASSIFICATION of human blood is based on the inherited properties of red blood cells (erythrocytes) as determined by the presence or absence of the antigens A and B, which are carried on the surface of the red cells. Persons may thus have type A, type B, type O, or type AB blood. The A, B, and O blood groups were first identified by Austrian immunologist Karl Landsteiner in 1901.ABO is the most important blood group system in human blood transfusion. It is a series of…Read More

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