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Immunology, Complement and Genetics: The Backbone of the Blood Bank
26 January 2022
8am, 2pm, 5pm ET | 1pm, 7pm, 10pm UTC
Level of Instruction: Intermediate
This webinar is a part of the series, Transfusion Medicine: Top to Bottom with Jayanna Slayten, MS, MT(ASCP)SBBcm
- Distinguish immune response into the action of T Cells and B Cells.
- Recognize the role of immunoglobulins and cells involved in primary and secondary immune response.
- Outline function and process of complement activation in transfusion medicine.
- Demonstrate genetic concepts of blood groups exploring pedigree analysis and population genetics.
Summary of Session:
The field of Immunohematology is built on immunology, complement and genetics. This course is a starting point for a deeper understanding of the foundations of Blood Banking and Transfusion Medicine.