Type A blood agglutinates in the presence of what serum?
The A-antibody serum.
Type B blood agglutinated in the presence of what serum?
The B-antibody serum.
Type O does not have either cell surface or antigen, so it does not agglutinate with __ or __ serum.
Anti-A or Anti-B
Type AB blood agglutinates in the presence of which two serums?
Both anti-A and anti-B serums.
Transfusion reactions are caused by 3 things..
1. damage to blood vessels
2. blockage of blood vessels
3. release of harmful substances
What are some symptoms of a messed up transfusion? (5)
2. damage to skin and internal organs
3. kidney failure
4. jaundice from hemoglobin breakdown products
5. shock! Circulatory failure! Usually fatal.
Drifting masses of agglutinated RBCs can plug __, __, __, and __ when there is mis-matched blood in a person's system.
Kidneys, lungs, heart, and brain.
What percent of the population will be Rh+.. as opposed to Rh-?
Under normal circumstances, no __ develop in the blood of either Rh+ or Rh- people.
__ occurs in Rh- people exposed for a second time to Rh+ blood.
What protein do Rh- people not have in their body?
the Rh protein
When an Rh- mother becomes sensitized by previous exposure to Rh+ blood and builds Rh antibodies and in a second pregnancy, anti-D antibodies of the mother cross placenta and enter fetal circulation. This is called....
Erythroblastosis fetalis or hemolytic disease of a newborn