Blood group genotyping

Improving blood matching for people living with anaemias

World-class programme in partnership with NHS England to better match blood groups for people living with inherited anaemias, like sickle cell disorder and thalassemia.

Many people living with anaemias rely on regular blood transfusions to survive and lead pain free lives. 

They need blood for their treatment that closely matches their own - the better the match, the better the treatment.

Using a new test called blood group genotyping, we will be able to identify more blood groups in people living with anaemias to make sure the blood is the best possible match.

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