The ABO blood typing system is of the utmost importance in transfusion and transplantation medicine.
Structural knowledge of the blood group antigens has also enabled greater understanding of blood diseases including advances in the understaning of rare conditions.
Autoimmune neutropenia of early childhood (AIN) is caused by autoantibodies directed against antigens on the neutrophil membrane. ABO blood group antigens and the secretion of these antigens are associated with a diagnosis of AIN.
At Dextra, we have proven expertise in the manufacture of a wide variety of blood group products, from the standard blood group oligosaccharides, to those functionalized with a selection of linker arms.
There are a variety of applications for the use of our range of blood group products, for example ABO incompatible transplantation, plasma purification and quality control products.