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Originally posted by fleabit
Why does this sound like an X-Files episode. Moreso, why does it have a similar plot to the X-Files movie.
What makes people predisposed to believe this story? Because the guy lives in Russia? Or because he "encrypted" his message?
People should check his IP each time he posts - if he is "on the move," the IP should change repeatedly, I'd think.
Originally posted by SigmundFRAUD
reply to post by cry93
Nah, I don't like to argue, I like to debate and discuss. I take issue with people stating the Mayo Clinic and American Red Cross are wrong and you need to call them to correct them, and then telling people to "google" if they ask for further details. I also take issue with statements being made that I know first hand are NOT fact.
Originally posted by linux2216
My blood type is O neg. My blood type is quite rare, found in only 4.33% of the world's population. Until now I have been happy to know that as a "universal donor" I'm able to donate my blood to anyone in need without fear of hemolytic reaction. Has anyone learned how Rh negative people can defend themselves against this purported attack?edit on 5/7/2011 by linux2216 because: corrected spelling
Blood grouping in animals
QUESTION: Do animals also have blood groups like humans?
J.Prasana, Pondicherry, T.N.
ANSWER: In man blood group is applied to single factor. This factor is agglutinogen and is also called antigen. It is found on the surface of red blood corpuscles.
Accordingly a person with `A' antigen is designated as a person with A-group, with `B' antigen as B-group, with both A and B antigens as AB-blood group and a person without any antigens is designated as O-blood group.
In the case of animals blood group is applied to combinations of blood factors. So it is preferable to call it as blood group systems rather then blood groups. Each system has many factors, which are together called blood group factors.
Dr. J. Moustgaard, of the Royal Veterinary & Agricultural College, Copenhagen has identified in cattle ten group systems namely A,B,C,FV,J,L,M,SU, Z and R'S'. Except J and L, all the other group systems have more than one group factor. For example the group factors of the group system A are designated as A[-1], A[-2], D, H, Z'.
The grouping factors are particular serum proteins. Acquiring of each protein is an inherited character. So examination of blood sample from within a breed might eventually prove a very useful means of selection. It might also indicate what mating could be expected to result in infertility.
The B-group system only has greater number of grouping factors. It has nearly 27 group factors, which are called phenogroups. Some of these are unique to particular breeds.
They are particularly valuable in determining incorrectly stated parentage. In dogs serum major groups have been recognised in the USA and they are referred to as A to G.
In veterinary practice blood transfusion is used in cases of haemorrhage and shock and to a lesser extent as part of the treatment of certain infectious diseases.
In cattle the donor and recipient are usually in the same herd. This fact lessens the risk of introducing infection and incompatibility does not arise.
But normal antibodies against the blood group factor-J are sometimes found in cattle. Thus if the donor's blood is J-positive and the recipient's blood contains normal antibody called anti-J the so-called transfusion reaction might be expected immediately following blood transfusion. These reactions are dyspnoea, muscular twisting, increased salivation and circulatory disturbances.
However, if an animal has been exposed to repeated blood transfusions, a different situation will arise. The animal will now have formed antibodies against the blood group antigens it does not have itself. It is therefore by no means unlikely that the blood of donor and the recipient are incompatible.
If this is so, transfusion will set off strong transfusion reactions. Such reaction can occur on the second or on subsequent blood transfusion.
S. Palaniappan, Pudukottai, T.N.
Originally posted by UberL33t
reply to post by UberL33t
As promised pivilu...(I redacted any personal identifying information)
Note the cryptic email address. Being that the cryptic-ness of this from the get go is seemingly setting a theme, one way or the other, it is worth pointing out no matter what side of the fence you're on at this point.edit on 5/8/2011 by UberL33t because:
Originally posted by star in a jar
Oh fantastic I assume I'm type O since dad is O- and mom O+ but I don't know if i'm + or - and someone mentions there's a virus just for the - types... I wonder which side of the coin toss I'm on?
No, but I got the shot and the card. He's A positive.