Blood type is determined by the specific antigens found in the blood. B blood type contains only the B antigen on the red cells, with an A antibody in the plasma. A third antigen, known as the Rh factor, determines wheth... More »

The easiest way to determine a person's blood type is to perform a blood test that checks for certain blood markers called antigens, according to WebMD. The test checks for two markers: ABO and Rh. The ABO test determine... More » Health Diagnostics & Imaging

People with types O and B blood should eat a lot of protein and vegetables, while dieters with type A blood should avoid meat and focus on fruits and vegetables. People with type AB blood should focus on tofu, green vege... More » Health Nutrition & Diets

In type AB blood, A antigens and B antigens are present on the red blood cells, according to the National Center for Biotechnology Information. The serum portion of AB blood does not contain any blood antibodies. More »

Blood of the AB type has both A antigens and B antigens carried on red blood cells but lacks both A and B antibodies in its plasma. These characteristics make the AB blood type the most restricted with regard to red cell... More »

There are a total of eight blood groups in humans, determined by the presence or absence of antigens and antibodies. The groups are type O positive and negative, type A positive and negative, type B positive and negative... More »

B cells are white blood cells that differentiate into plasma B cells and produce antibodies specified for certain antigens. These cells can produce many antibodies in order to eradicate the foreign antigens from the huma... More »