ABO blood group system

Title

ABO blood group system

Description

The ABO blood group system is the most important blood type system (or blood group system) in human blood transfusion. It is widely credited to have been discovered by the Austrian scientist Karl Landsteiner, who found three different blood types in 1900 and he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1930 for his work. For his pioneering work, he is recognised as the father of transfusion medicine and save people to from destruction of red blood cells.

Creator

Nobel Foundation

Date

1930s - first photo, August 25 2006 - second photo

Source

https://www.nobelprize.org/images/landsteiner-12970-portrait-mini-2x.jpg, https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/5/51/Blood_Compatibility.svg/800px-Blood_Compatibility.svg.png

Rights

Source: ABO blood group system. (2012, October 19). In Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved, November 20, 2012, from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ABO_blood_group_system

Publisher

Nobel Foundation

Contributor

Nobel Foundation

Format

First photo - Karl Landsteiner. The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1930 was awarded to Karl Landsteiner "for his discovery of human blood groups". Medium: Photograph.

Second photo - ABO blood group system. Medium: Photograph

Language

English

Type

Figures

Identifier

ABO Blood Group System, Blood Type, Blood, Karl Landsteiner, Transfusion Medicine, Red Blood Cells

Coverage

Historic

Files

https://www.nobelprize.org/images/landsteiner-12970-portrait-mini-2x.jpg
https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/5/51/Blood_Compatibility.svg/800px-Blood_Compatibility.svg.png

Reference

Nobel Foundation, ABO blood group system, Nobel Foundation, 1930s - first photo, August 25 2006 - second photo

Cite As

Nobel Foundation, “ABO blood group system,” Virtual Museum of Public Service, accessed August 19, 2022, https://vmps.omeka.net/items/show/262.