ABO grouping is a test performed to determine an individual’s blood type. It is based on the premise that individuals have antigens on their red blood cells (RBCs) that correspond to the four main blood groups: A, B, O, and AB.
Hematology analyzers are used widely in patient and research settings to count and characterize blood cells for disease detection and monitoring.
Abnormally shaped red blood cells with one or more semicircular portions removed from the cell margin, the cells appearing to have been “bitten” or “bitten”. “Stings” result from the removal of hemoglobin with an altered (denatured) structure by special cells (macrophages) in the spleen. G6PD deficiency is a common disorder that leads to the formation of bite cells, which can be seen in a stained blood smear.