ABO antibodies

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Noun1.ABO antibodies - blood type antibodiesABO antibodies - blood type antibodies    
antibody - any of a large variety of proteins normally present in the body or produced in response to an antigen which it neutralizes, thus producing an immune response
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This helps in the prevention of hemolytic-transfusion reactions due to naturally occurring ABO antibodies and unexpected low-incidence red-cell alloantibodies.
Transfusing red cells and plasma Recipient ABO antibodies in Donor red cell type Donor plasma type ABO type recipient's serum for transfusion for transfusion A Anti-B A or O A or AB B Anti-A B or O B or AB O Anti-A and O only O, A, B, or AB Anti-B AB None AB, A.
ABO antibodies, however, are naturally occurring and can provide the most severe acute hemolytic episode, if matched with the wrong donor type.