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The field of blood group serology is extremely vigorous and has a rapidly proliferating literature. How much of this is of practical nature in blood grouping work related to transfusions and to forensic medicine must be sifted out so that the basic skills in this all-important field can be put in their proper perspective.
The third edition of Boorman and Dodd's book bears heavily on this practical aspect of blood grouping work necessary for the proper and safe function of a blood bank and deals also with forensic applications. The theory necessary for the understanding of blood group immunohematology is
An Introduction to Blood Group Serology: Theory, Techniques, Practical Applications.. Ann Intern Med. 1967;67:229. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-67-1-229_2
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