Level of Instruction: Intermediate
Intended Audience: Medical Laboratory Scientists (MLS), Medical Laboratory Technicians (MLT) and Medical Laboratory Science students who wish to review basic principles of the ABO blood group system.
Course Description: This course explains the basic genetics and principles of the ABO blood group system, as well as the tube methods for forward and reverse ABO grouping. Learners will benefit most from this course if they already possess a basic understanding of genetic principles, immune response, the production and structure of antibodies, and antigen-antibody reactions.
About this Course: This course is part of a series of courses adapted for the web by MediaLab Inc. under license from Educational Materials for Health Professionals Inc. Dayton OH, 45420. Copyright EMHP Inc. The course was most recently reviewed and revised in 2018.