1. What the H? Decoding the Bombay Phenotype

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    This presentation from December 2014 is a close look at the rarely seen but commonly discussed "Bombay Phenotype." We will discuss the basics of ABO and H antigen formation, then learn what makes the Bombay Phenotype unusual and different. This presentation accompanies the September 2014 podlet on the Acquired B Phenotype, also found on Vimeo.

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    • Acquired B Phenotype

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      This podlet is a ten minute (or so) tutorial on the famous but uncommonly seen "Acquired B Phenotype." Acquired B is extremely popular with test question writers, so students should clearly understand how it works. Cut through the confusion with the Blood Bank Guy!

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      • Fun with the Lewis System!

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        The Lewis Blood Group System can be confusing, but it really CAN be fun! This podcast describes the details of the Lewis System in ways that will hopefully make them more memorable and entertaining.

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        • Transfusion Reactions Part 2

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          The December 2012 Blood Bank Guy Podcast is the second of a two-part series on transfusion reactions. In this podcast, I discuss important details of a wide variety of transfusion reactions, helping you understand how to recognize, treat, and prevent them. Download the handout at http://www.bbguy.org/podcast/1212/1212podcast.asp

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          • Transfusion Reactions Part 1

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            The November 2012 Blood Bank Guy Podcast is part one of a two-part series on transfusion reactions. I discuss the essential parts of the reaction workup in this podcast, outlining what everyone involved in transfusion should know about how to recognize and evaluate transfusion reactions. Download the handout at http://www.bbguy.org/podcast/1112/2012_11_TX_RXNs.pdf

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            • D Variants

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              The October 2012 Blood Bank Guy Podcast is a look at two of the most commonly misunderstood variants of the RhD gene: Weak D and Partial D. We discuss the differences, similarities, and overlap between these two often confused entities

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              • Antibody ID: Basic Cases

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                This video podcast, recorded in April 2012, takes us through 6 basic antibody identification panels together. This is a hands-on "how-to" that will hopefully leave you ready to handle most panels that come your way. You MUST download and print the handout from the Blood Bank Guy website to get the most from this podcast!

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                • Antibody ID: The Basics

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                  Part 3 of the Basic Immunohematology series covers the basic instructions on how to navigate, interpret, and understand antibody identification panels.

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                  • Pretransfusion Testing

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                    This video podcast, recorded in February 2012, takes a walk through the technologies and procedures used to ensure maximum safety for a blood recipient. I discuss collection and testing strategies, as well as the science behind the tests. This podcast is part 2 of the "Basic Immunohematology" series.

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                    • Blood Group Overview

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                      This podcast (recorded December 2011) is an overview of the blood groups. It is part 1 of a series on basic immunohematology that will also include pretransfusion testing and antibody identification sessions. Please go to www.bbguy.org/podcast/index.asp to download the handout for this lecture.

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