Blood Types,Rhesus and ABO Blood Group Test (Beth-Vincent and Simonin blood group test)

lood Types,Rhesus and ABO Blood Group Test MLTGEEKS

Erythrocytes contain a number of antigen types( at least 600) belonging to a membrane grouped in several systems.Since the antibodies formed against antigens (abo antibodies) cause the agglutination of erythrocytes, they are called agglutinogens.The erythrocyte membrane contains A, B and plasma antigens known as agglutinins:…

Types of Jaundice and their causes

Types of jaundice

Jaundice is an unnatural yellow coloration of the skin or sclera which is due to the presence of bilirubin in plasma in concentrations greater than 40 mmol / L. The normal concentration of bilirubin in the plasma is under 22 mmol / L. There are…

Hemolytic Disease of the Newborn (Causes and investigation)

Hemolytic Disease of the Newborn MLTGEEKS

Haemolytic disease of the newborn abbreviated HDN is an immune haemolytic anaemia which causes newborn or infant to be born jaundiced and anaemic. This condition is more likely caused by ABO incompatibility than Rhesus incompatibility in most tropical countries.This is because of the low probability…