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The effect of heat on the A, B, and H antigenic strength of human red cells
  1. J. R. Booth,
  2. W. Wagstaff,
  3. D. Voak
  1. Regional Blood Transfusion Centre, Sheffield


    The reaction of A cells with anti-A, B cells with anti-B, O cells with Ulex europaeus anti-H is reduced by heat (56°C) treatment. This is demonstrated using an automated haemagglutination technique with which minor differences in reactions can be detected.

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