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Precision Blood, Towards Personalized Transfusion Medicine

From the 2022 Joint Annual Meeting (recorded 6/29/2022)
Presented by Mark Edmunds, MD, DABP

This presentation will discuss the principles and applications of a blood center-based, laboratory derived test allowing high throughput blood donor and transfusion recipient red blood cell genotyping.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES
At the conclusion of this presentation, participants will be able to:

  • Classify the methodology employed by Precision Blood to determine RBC genotype
  • Identify current blood donor and transfusion recipient applications of Precision Blood
  • Summarize how Precision Blood might advance personalized transfusion medicine

CE ACCREDITATION
ASCLS is approved as a provider of continuing education programs in the clinical laboratory sciences by the ASCLS P.A.C.E. ® Program. One-half (.5) P.A.C.E. ® contact hour in the area of IH (Immunohematology) will be awarded to participants. ASCLS P.A.C.E.® is accepted by the ASCP/ASCLS/AGT Board of Certification and all states, including Florida and California, as an approved provider of continuing education for recertification and licensure. ASCLS is an approved provider with CE Broker for Florida licensees.


LEVEL OF INSTRUCTION
This Intermediate-level program is appropriate for laboratory professionals working in clinical, public health and academic settings.