Abo Typing

1. On one end of a clean microscope slide place a drop of anti-A serum and mark the corner of the slide with an "A." On the other end of the slide place a drop of anti-B serum and mark the corner of the slide with a "B."

2. Scrub a finger with alcohol Stick the finger with a sterile lancet. Immediately after using the lancet, place it in the bio-hazard container. Any disposable object contaminated with blood should be placed into the bio-hazard container.

3. Touch your finger, that has a large drop of blood on the end of it, to the drop of anti-A serum. Wipe your finger with the alcohol ball and dry with a cotton ball. Stir the anti-A and blood mixture with a toothpick.

4. Touch your finger, that has a large drop of blood on the end of it, to the drop of anti-B serum. Wipe your finger with the alcohol ball and dry with a cotton ball. Stir the anti-B and blood mixture with a toothpick.

5. Place the microscope slide on the slide warming box. Rock the box gently and observe the slide for clumping. If the blood clumps in the anti-A serum, you have type A blood. If the blood clumps in the anti-B serum, you have type B blood. If both clump, you have type AB blood. If neither clump, you have type O blood.

6. Place your microscope slide into the bio-hazard container.

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