The how, what and why of the ABO blood group system.
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BIO2217 Transfusion Science- Assignments
Assignment 1: Write an article titled: The how, what and why of the ABO blood group system.
Word limit approximately 1500 words
- Article Format
- Abstract (150 words limit)
- Key words and abbreviations
- General content (please use headings)
- Conclusion (150 word limit)
- References (Harvard or APA referencing)
- General discussion
Your article should address the following questions.
- Why was the discovery of the ABO blood group system so significant?
- What is the biochemical nature of the ABO blood group antigens?
- How are the ABO blood group antigens inherited?
- Why is blood routinely grouped according to the ABO blood group system?
- What laboratory techniques are used to determine the ABO blood group and how are the results of these tests interpreted?