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Journal of Blood Group Serology and Molecular Genetics

American National Red Cross

EDITOR IN CHIEF : Margaret A. Keller

Number of Issues : 4

Subject: Medical Laboratory Technology

ISSN: 0894-203X
eISSN: 1930-3955


CiteScore: 0.9 (2020)


License type: Transfer of Copyright
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As a highly respected journal with an international readership, Immunohematology, Journal of Blood Group Serology and Molecular Genetics is published quarterly (March, June, September, and December) by The American National Red Cross.The journal is subscription based and peer reviewed and brings together research and clinical practice from well-known experts in the field of blood group serology and molecular immunogenetics.

Aim and Scope

Immunohematology, Journal of Blood Group Serology and Molecular Genetics publishes case reports, original scientific reports, conference reports, book reviews, editorial commentaries, and review articles covering the spectrum of clinical and laboratory practice and research in the field of laboratory medicine. The journal welcomes manuscripts on red cell, white cell, and platelet serology as well as original scientific investigations of new blood group alleles, molecular testing platforms, and new methods for use in the blood bank.  Immunohematlogy cases that illustrate a sound investigative approach with clinical correlation, reflecting appropriate collaboration to sharpen problem-solving skills can be submitted as an educational forum.

Open Access

One article per published issue is available in open access format for all readers. Identification of this article is noted in 'Recently published' section.

Peer Review Process

Manuscripts submitted for publication in Immunohematology, Journal of Blood Group Serology and Molecular Genetics are peer reviewed by selected experts in the medical and technical field of transfusion medicine and/or immunohematology. Each peer reviewer assesses the manuscript for the novelty of the information, the quality and completeness of the provided scientific and clinical data, the quality and appropriateness of the tables and figures, the overall clarity of presentation of the information, and the interest of this topic to the readers of this journal. In addition, each reviewer determines if additional statistical review is needed and if the references are current and appropriate.

Peer reviewers provide a final assessment to accept or reject the manuscript outright, or revise the manuscript. If revision is determined, the peer reviewer provides specific comments to improve the quality of the manuscript. The reviewers’ comments are compiled and reviewed by the overseeing editor who provides additional comments, if appropriate. All comments are then sent to the authors for reply and revision, if applicable. 

The authors’ reply and revised manuscript are reviewed by the overseeing editor and acceptance/rejection of the manuscript is determined. 

Confidentiality of all peer reviewers is respected.

Rejection rate: 25%

Subscription Rates

Annual Subscription Rates for 2021:

  • Individual Online Only: $75
  • Individual US Online and Print: $150
  • Individual Non-US Online and Print: $200
  • SBB Student Online Only: $0 Gratis with validation of SBB program enrollment
  • Institution Online Only: $350
  • Institution US Online and Print: $600
  • Institution Non-US Online and Print: $800

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With a focus on better patient outcomes through shared expertise and designed for physicians and laboratory professionals in the areas of blood banking and transfusion medicine, SUCCESS® is a comprehensive suite of educational resources comprised of online instruction, industry publications, and learning events. In support of SUCCESS®, the American National Red Cross publishes Immunohematology, Journal of Blood Group Serology and Molecular Genetics on a quarterly basis with a focus on original research, invited reviews, case reports, and new allele publications.



Margaret A. Keller - Molecular Laboratory, Biomedical Services, Pennsylvania, American Red Cross, United States

Managing Editor

Cynthia Flickinger - Biomedical Services, American Red Cross, Pennsylvania United States


Corinne Goldberg - Biomedical Services, American Red Cross, North Carolina, United States
Janis R. Hamilton - Biomedical Services, American Red Cross, Michigan, United States
David Moolten - Biomedical Services, American Red Cross, Pennsylvania, United States

Editorial Board

P. Dayand Borge Jr. - Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, United States
Barbara J. Bryant - National Institutes of Health, Maryland, United States
Lilian M. Castilho - Hemocentro Campinas, Unicamp, Brazil
Anne F. Eder - Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington DC, United States
Melissa R. George - Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Pennsylvania, United States
Julie Katz Karp - Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Pennsylvania, United States
Jose Lima - University of Alabama, Alabama, United States
Christine Lomas-Francis - New York Blood Center, New York, United States
Geralyn M. Meny - Grifols Diagnostics Solutions, Inc., Texas, United States
Sandra Nance - Pennsylvania, United States
Paul M. Ness - Johns Hopkins Hospital, Maryland, United States
Thierry Peyrard - National Institute of Blood Transfusion, Paris, France
Ira A. Shulman - LAC + USC Medical Center, California, United States
Jill R. Storry - Office of Medical Services; Lund University, Lund, Sweden
Nicole Thornton - NHS Blood and Transplant, Bristol, United Kingdom

Technical Editors

Christine Lomas-Francis - New York Blood Center, New York, United States
Dawn Rumsey - Rumsey Immunohematology Consulting, Duluth, Georgia, United States
Tiffany Walters - Biomedical Services, American Red Cross, North Carolina, United States


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