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Unformatted text preview: has A and B antigens, and type O blood has neither A or B antigens. o Type A blood has B antibodies, type B blood has A antibodies, type AB blood has neither A or B antibodies, and type O blood has both A and B antibodies. o Mismatching the ABO blood group can result in transfusion reactions. Rh Blood Group o Rh-positive blood has Rh antigens, whereas Rh-negative blood does not. o Antibodies against the Rh antigen are produced when an Rh-negative person is exposed to Rh-positive blood. o The Rh blood group is responsible for hemolytic disease of the newborn....
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This note was uploaded on 12/04/2011 for the course ANTHRO 2000 taught by Professor Monicaoyola during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.
- Fall '10