Indications for an RBC Antibodies Test?

Answer Everyone's red blood cells (RBCs) contain structures called antigens, which form the basis for blood-typing and cross-matching for tranfusions. If a foreign antigen is introduced, usually through p... Read More »

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Do you have antibodies against swine flu?

If you have been exposed to the virus that causes H1N1 Pandemic Swine Flu, either from having had the flu or from getting a vaccination for it, then your body will have made antibodies to the virus... Read More »

Do frogs have antibodies?

Yes, frogs do have antibodies. These cold-blooded amphibians also have teeth and can hear. The average life cycle of a frog is between 4 and 15 years. However, a European Common Toad lived 40 years... Read More »

Are antibodies protein?

Antibodies are proteins that help obliterate harmful bacteria, infections or toxins that enter the body. Antibodies are a type of white blood cell known as a B cell or B lymphocyte, which plays an ... Read More »

Differences Between Lectins & Antibodies?

Lectins and antibodies may share some similar characteristics, but they come from different sources and often behave in different ways. Both are proteins and both can cause cells to bind or clot, b... Read More »