Blood group A substance was detected on red cells of a patient who had received a bone marrow transplant from a blood group 0 donor 3 1/2 years ago. All peripheral blood cells are of donor origin. Anti-A but not anti-A,B of blood group 0 individuals can be absorbed to the group 0 red cells of the patient. We suppose that the patient's residual serum A transferase attaches the appropriate sugar to H substance on the red cell membrane to form A substance.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Beiträge zur Infusionstherapie und Transfusionsmedizin = Contributions to infusion therapy and transfusion medicine|
|State||Published - Jan 1 1994|
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