This FDA-approved, easy to administer test kit contains everything required to determine your blood group type and also Rh factor. This is a great instant blood type test kit for individuals, schools, nonprofit organizations, government institutions, laboratories, universities, community centers and military units.
No collection training required to use this EldonCard home blood type test kit.
This patented EldonCard kit creates a permanent blood type record card for medical histories and emergencies.
Knowing you and your children's blood type can save lives. You also can save very valuable time if you have a blood type card that you can carry. This test kit can do ensure both of these for you.
When immediate blood transfusion or replacement is required, knowing your blood type can save your life. Unfortunately, many surveys indicate that a high percentage of people do not have their critical blood type group information because either they don't ask or they forget when the medical professionals communicate their patients with their blood type information.
The EldonCard blood typing kit uses the basic forward antibody method of blood hematology to easily and quickly provide the user with their blood type (A, AB, B or O) and rhesus factor (Rh negative or Rh positive) in a few minutes without the need for special laboratory supplies or training.
The blood type test card included in this collection kit can be filled out with personal identification information and laminated with the provided plastic sheet to make a permanent record card. The EldonCard instant blood type test kit is also excellent for classroom instruction and other educational applications.
Knowing your blood type can save lives in immediate medical emergencies and also help improve your life in other ways. There are many research findings that show that eating right for your blood type can help you maintain a long, healthy lifestyle. There are blood type diets that talk about the importance of eating right for your A,B, AB or O blood type with Rh factor.
Blood typing is determined by the type of antigens or markers that are on the surface of red blood cells (either "A" or "B") and if there are antibodies to a portion of the blood type known as the Rh factor (either "positive" or "negative"). Blood type is inherited from and dependent upon the blood type of an individual's parents.
In the case of a blood transfusion, your blood type needs to be compatible with the transfused blood or an allergic-type reaction can occur resulting from the immune system, in which the recipient blood cells attack the incompatible donor blood cells as invading organisms.
It is very important to know the Rh factor status when a woman is pregnant. If a pregnant woman is Rh negative and her baby is Rh positive, the mother's immune system can sometimes attack the baby's blood cells because of the differing blood types. Pregnant women should routinely have a blood typing test done to see if they are at risk.
Instructions for this product are in PDF format:
http://www.testcountry.com/Blood_Type_Test_Kit_Instructions.pdf (click on the link to open)
http://www.testcountry.com/NL20Evaluation.pdf (click on the link to open)
http://www.testcountry.com/EU20Evaluation.pdf (click on the link to open)
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