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Unformatted text preview: o Rh blood group Rh+ : has certain Rh antigens Rh- : no antigens Antibodies against Rh antigen is produced by an Rh- person exposed to Rh+ Rh is resp. for hemolytic disease of newborn Diagnostics Blood Tests o Type and crossmatch Blood typing: determines blood groups of a blood sample Crossmatch: for agglutination reaction btwn donor and recipient o Complete blood count Consists of red blood count, haemoglobin measurement (g of H/100 ml of blood), hematocrit measurement (volume percent of RBC), white blood count, differential white blood count (percentage of each type of WBC) Chapter 19: Cardiovascular System: Blood SEE LAB PAGES o Clotting Platelet count + prothrombin time measurement = assess ability to clot of blood...
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