This module provides the reader with an orientation to antibody panels and an approach to performing antibody investigations.

The complexity of an antibody panel investigation can vary depending on the specificity of the underlying antibody, the presence of multiple antibodies, and the interference caused by autoantibodies or medications.

The goal of this module is to provide an intermediate-degree of expertise, equivalent to what would be expected of a blood-bank serologist working within a hospital setting. Supplemental information is available throughout for those wishing more a more in-depth understanding of the topic.

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