It’s almost the end of the semester, we have two more weeks of lectures and tests before we have one week of revision and then… exams! ><
Any who, today I will be doing a post for you all to practice on reading some patient and donor cards. As always, the answers will be at the bottom of the post 🙂
Oh and the featured image of this post is what we do in our lab! I love how this specialisation requires order, neat and structured work. Cleanliness is my jam.
ABO + Rh D (Patients)
- What are their ABO groups?
(with regards to Tran Song Lum, his serum was showing fibrin clots as it was an old serum sample from the university and is not actually an anomaly)
Antibody Screen + Antibody Panel
- What antibody does the patient have based on his panel? (You can find an empty ID panel to work this out on here)
Phenotyping Donors and Patient
- What are the phenotypes of the patient and donors?
- What is the patients Rh genotype (either in Fisher-Race or Wiener) ?
- Is Tran Song Lum’s antibody a result of an allo-antibody or an auto-antibody?
- Based on all the results gathered so far, do you expect any of the donors to be compatible with Tran Song Lum?
(If you were wondering why Donor 3 is missing it’s because I have already selected 4 donors who are also D negative and compatible with the patient according to their blood group which we tested for in tubes)
ABO + Rh D Patients
- Tran Song Lum – A Rh D Neg
- 4360507 – O Rh Pos
- 4360513 – O Rh Neg
- 4079107 – O Rh Pos
- 4360532 – A Rh Pos
- The patient had Anti-E
- The patient and all donors except for donor 5 are dCe/dce (or r’r)
- Donor 5 is dce/dce (or rr)
- The patient’s Anti-E is a result of an allo-antibody as he does not have the E antigen (as shown in his phenotyping card)
- Based on all the results, the donors should be compatible with the patient and crossmatch negative when performed by IAT.