Categories: Hematology/Oncology

What is Blood Group, Screen and Match?

  • Group = This is the ABO (antigenic oligosaccharide chains) and Rh group (+/-)
  • Screen = This detects any non-ABO alloantibodies in the serum acquired through prior transfusion or pregnancy
  • Cross Match = Assesses ABO compatibility between recipient plasma and donor red blood cells
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