UW, Bloodworks Northwest Team Designs NGS-based Blood Typing Panel | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – More than 4.5 million people need blood every year in the US and Canada, according to Blood Centers of the Pacific. And while most people know just a handful of blood types — A, B, O, Rh positive and Rh negative — there are actually a couple hundred blood group antigens on everyone's red blood cells, making accurate blood group tying prior to transfusion critical.

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