STEP 515: The Relevance Of Molecular Blood Group Genotyping In Transfusion Medicine (CE: 1.0)



This article summarizes the evolution of molecular blood group genotyping tests, the major players in the development of red cell genotyping, and its impact on future patient care and personalized medicine in transfusion medicine. The different available technologies in this field are also discussed.


Learning Objectives:

  • Explain the advantages of molecular blood typing tests over serological agglutination tests
  • Describe the different molecular blood typing techniques
  • List the patients that would benefit most from molecular blood typing in blood transfusion medicine
  • Describe the benefits of red cell genotyping



Jude N. Okoyeh, PhD, MLS (ASCP), MLS (AMT)

Mahtab Khudadada


Launched: 2023