Blood Typing

Part A

Complete the following statements:

1. The antigens of the ABO blood group are located in the_.

2. The blood of every person contains one of (how many possible?)_combinations of antigens.

3. Type A blood contains antigen_.

4. Type B blood contains antigen_.

5. Type A blood contains antibody_in the plasma.

6. Type B blood contains antibody_in the plasma.

7. Persons with ABO blood type_are sometimes called universal recipients.

8. Persons with ABO blood type_are sometimes called universal donors.

Part B

Complete the following:

1. What was the ABO type of the blood tested? _

2. What ABO antigens are present in the red blood cells of this type of blood? _

3. What ABO antibodies are present in the plasma of this type of blood? _

4. If a person with this blood type needed a blood transfusion, what ABO type(s) of blood could be received safely?

5. If a person with this blood type was serving as a blood donor, what ABO blood type(s) could receive the blood safely? _

Part C

Complete the following statements:

1. The Rh blood group was named after the_

2. Of the antigens in the Rh group, the most important is

3. If red blood cells lack Rh antigens, the blood is called _

4. Rh antibodies form only in persons with_

type blood in response to special stimulation.

5. If an Rh-negative person who is sensitive to Rh-positive blood receives a transfusion of Rh-positive blood, the donor's cells are likely to_.

RhoGAM to prevent erythroblastosis fetalis.

Part D

Complete the following:

1. What was the Rh type of the blood tested in the demonstration? _

2. What Rh antigen is present in the red blood cells of this type of blood? _

3. What Rh antibody is normally present in the plasma of this type of blood? _

4. If a person with this blood type needed a blood transfusion, what type of blood could be received safely?

5. If a person with this blood type was serving as a blood donor, a person with what type of blood could receive the blood safely? _

6. An Rh-negative woman, who might be carrying an fetus, is given an injection of

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