The use of microtiter techniques for the determination of red blood cell phenotypes in paternity testing

  • D. Mayr
  • W. R. Mayr
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Forensic Haemogenetics book series (HAEMOGENETICS, volume 4)

Abstract

The use of standard slide or tube techniques for the determination of red blood cell phenotypes is rather cumbersome and requires a large amount of work which can be the reason of clerical errors. In order to avoid these problems, microtiter techniques have been included in our routine paternity tests for the definition of alloantigens of the erythrocyte membrane. The comparison of the results obtained by the microtiter methods and standard techniques is shown in this report.

Keywords

Titration Tray 

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • D. Mayr
    • 1
  • W. R. Mayr
    • 1
  1. 1.Institut für TransfusionsmedizinKlinikum der RWTHAachenGermany

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