I created these quizzes to help me study for my A&P exams. This quiz is about blood typing.
Questions and Answers
_______ are proteins that are found on the surfaces of the red blood cell membranes and are present at birth as a result of inheritance.
_______ are dissolved in the plasma and begin to appear spontaneously, for unknown reasons at about ___ months after birth.
___________ involves identifying the antigens that are present on a person's red blood cells.
________ refers to the clumping of red blood cells in response to a reaction between an antigen and an antibody.
Today, it is known that the blood of the donor must be carefully matched with the blood of the recipient. If the blood is not compatible a _____________ will occur. This is a serious reaction in which the antibodies in the recipient's blood attack the foreign red blood cells in the blood transfusion causing them to agglutinate.
Blood type A has ___ antigens on the red blood cells and _____ in the plasma
Blood type B has _____ antigens on red blood cells and _____ antibodies in the plasma.
Type AB blood has ________ antigens on red blood cells and _____ antibodies in the plasma.
Type O blood has ______ antigens on red blood cells and _________ antibodies in the plasma.
Human cells have _____ chromosomes in their nuclei. These are in pairs and one of the chromosomes in each pair is inherited from each parent.
Genes for ABO blood groups are located on chromosome ____.
_______ refers to the genetic makeup.
________ refers to the physical or observable trait.
What is the blood type that is considered the universal recipient because it does not contain either anti-A or anti-B antibodies to react with a donor's blood?
Which blood type is considered the universal donor because it contains neither A or B antigens on red blood cells so it won't react with possible antibodies that might be present in the recipient's blood?
The Rh blood group includes several Rh antigens and antigen ____ is the most important one.
Rh antigens are an inherited trait and this genetic information is located on chromosome _____.