Blood typing errors on U.S. army identification cards and tags

J. C. Gaydos, D. N. Cowan, A. J. Polk, G. B. Clark, K. R. Stewart, R. V. Jones, J. M. Henry

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

11 Scopus citations


The prevalence of ABO and Rh errors on identification cards and tags of U.S. Army soldiers in two combat units in Europe was studied. Overall prevalence was 11.0% on cards and 10.6% on tags. The possibility and implications of using these items for donor or patient blood characteristics are reviewed. Suggested program improvements are discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)618-620
Number of pages3
JournalMilitary Medicine
Issue number12
StatePublished - 1988
Externally publishedYes


Dive into the research topics of 'Blood typing errors on U.S. army identification cards and tags'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this