book aims to provide an overview of current knowledge pertaining to our
understanding of hematology. The main subject areas will include blood cell
morphology and function, the pathophysiology and genetics of hematological
disorders and malignancies, blood testing and typing, and the processes
primary objective of this book is to provide the specialists involved in the
clinical management and experimental research in hematological diseases with
comprehensive and concise information on some important theoretical and
practical developments in the biology, clinical assessment, and treatment of
patients, as well as on some molecular and pathogenetic mechanisms and the
respective translation into novel therapies.
Author(s): Margarita Guenova and Gueorgui Balatzenko
This Immunohaematology Lecture Note is
prepared to meet the needs of Medical Laboratory professionals and Blood Bank personnel for a material that comprise the theories and laboratory
techniques concerning blood transfusion service. Topics covered includes:
Introduction To Immunoheamatology, Principles Of Antigens And Antibodies, The
ABO Blood Group System , The Rh-hr Blood Group System, The Anti- Globulin Test,
Haemolytic Diseases, The Transfusion Reaction and the Donation Of Blood.
Birhaneselassie, Debub University
The book, Inherited Hemoglobin
Disorders, describes the genetic defects of hemoglobins, disease complications,
and therapeutic strategies. This book has two distinct sections. The first theme
includes seven chapters devoted to the types of hemoglobinopathies, mutation
spectrum, diagnostic methods, and disease complications, and the second theme
includes three chapters focusing on various treatment strategies. Major topics
covered includes: Hemoglobinopathy Approach Diagnosis and Treatment Policy,
Thalassemia, Sickle Cell Disease, Acute Splenic Sequestration Crisis, Sickle
The lecture note is intended for use by
laboratory technologist both during their training and in their work places.
There are study questions at the end of each chapter for the reader to evaluate his
understanding of the contents. In addition, important terms are defined in the
glossary section at the end of the text.
Author(s): Yared Alemu,
Alemayehu Atomsa and Zewdneh Sahlemariam
Blood Groups and Red Cell
Antigens is a guide to the differences in our blood types that complicate blood
transfusions and pregnancy. It note covers the following topics: Blood and the
cells, Blood group antigens, Hemolytic disease of the newborn, Blood
transfusions and the immune system, ABO blood group, Hh blood group, Rh blood
group, Kell blood group, Duffy blood group, Kidd blood group, Diego blood group,
MNS blood group.
This article covers the following topics:
Overview of Myeloproliferative Disorders, Essential Thrombocythemia, Reactive
Thrombocytosis, Primary Myelofibrosis, Polycythemia Vera, Secondary
This note covers the following topics: Protein Structure: Glycine
Representations, Peptides and Backbones, Hemoglobin and Heme, Hemoglobin
Secondary Structure, Amphipathic Nature of the Alpha Helix, Hydrophobicity,
Polarity, and Charge and Sickle Hemoglobin.