LearnTransfusion Series

Scientific Session: Serologic and Molecular Testing in Immunohematology

31 octobre, 2017 | 12:00 - 13:00 (EDT)



Dr. Greg Denomme
Senior Investigator, Blood Research Institute
Senior Director, Immunohematology and Innovation, BloodCenter of Wisconsin

Event objectives:

  • To understand the relationship of serologic and molecular testing in immunohematology
  • To resolve common ABO discrepancies using serologic and molecular techniques
  • To describe the molecular basis of the RH locaus and review complex RHD-RHCE haplotypes
  • To underscore the value of molecular immunohematology using case studies



The session is a self-approved group learning activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.  The LearnTransfusion series is the seminar component of the Areas of Focused Competency (AFC)-Diploma Program in Transfusion Medicine. The series, organized by Canadian Blood Services is also open to all practitioners in the field of Transfusion Medicine. Through a series of regular webinars, trainees and practitioners are exposed to various scientific, technical and clinical aspects of transfusion medicine. For more information about the LearnTransfusion series and how to register visit LearnTransfusion series.