Terminology for blood group antigens and genes—historical origins and guidelines in the new millennium

@article{Garratty2000TerminologyFB,
  title={Terminology for blood group antigens and genes—historical origins and guidelines in the new millennium},
  author={George Garratty and Walter H Dzik and Peter D. Issitt and Douglas M. Lublin and Marion E. Reid and T Zelinski},
  journal={Transfusion},
  year={2000},
  volume={40}
}
Volume 40, April 2000 TRANSFUSION 477 Many readers may not realize that there were problems with ABO terminology during the several decades following Landsteiner’s discovery. In 1907, Jansky6 proposed using Roman numerals I, II, III, and IV for O, A, B, and AB, respectively. In 1910, Moss7 (in the United States), who had not read Jansky’s article, which appeared in an obscure Czech journal, also, independently, suggested using Roman numerals. Unfortunately, Moss suggested IV for group O and I… 

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