ABO Group and Rh Type - Blood Type
Blood typing is used to determine an individual's blood group, to establish whether a person is blood group A, B, AB, or O and whether he or she is Rh positive or Rh negative.
- Immune Agglutination
- ABO type and Rh are needed to identify candidates for Rh immune globulin and to assess the risk of hemolytic disease of the newborn.
- Interferences may include abnormal plasma proteins, cold autoagglutinins, positive direct antiglobin test and bacteremia.
- Type and Group, Blood Typing