AABB eCasts

Immunohematology boot camp: MNS system


Event details

The MNS blood group system, which is comprised of 50 antigens, is a complex and clinically significant system as it is associated with hemolytic transfusion reactions (HTRs) and hemolytic disease of the fetus and newborn (HDFN). The focus of this program is to provide a review (via lecture) of the MNS blood group system, including genetics, antigens, and antibody significance.

Presented by

Hind Kurbaj, MS, SBB(ASCP)CM
Clinical Coordinator - Transfusion Services, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

Learning objectives

After participating in this educational activity, participants should be able to:

  • Describe inheritance of the MNS blood group system.
  • Define the most well-known MNS blood group system antigens.
  • Discuss the prevalence, presentation, and clinical significance of the MNS blood group system antibodies.


Registration includes access to both the live and on-demand version of this eCast. Registration for the live eCast will close 1 hour prior to the eCast start time. If you register after this time you will receive access to the on-demand eCast when it is available.

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