Understanding the blood groups of Indigenous Australians
12 June 2019 01:30pm - 02:30pm Australia/Sydney
This session will discuss the importance of genomic data in understanding blood group antigen profiles for Indigenous Australians and how this may guide transfusion practice.
|Presenter:||Maree Perry, Research assistant, Australian Red Cross Blood Service.|
- Understand the similarities and differences in Indigenous blood groups and how this can impact upon the provision of blood.
- Understand the beliefs Indigenous Australians hold about blood and how this relates to making blood donations or accepting a transfusion.