ABO blood group system


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a classification system for the antigens of human blood

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Clearly, the ABO blood group system exemplifies the fact that human blood group antigens are under active, intensive evolutionary selection pressure.
Biological and clinical aspects of ABO blood group system.
Olsson, The ABO blood group system revisited: a review and update", Immunohematology, 25(2):48-59(2009).
6] Therefore, the ABO blood group system influences the bleeding time (BT) and clotting time (CT).
World Blood Donor Day - WBDD, celebrated on 14 June every year to commemorate the birthday of Karl Landsteiner, the Nobel Prize winner who discovered the ABO blood group system serves to raise awareness of the need for safe blood and blood products and to thank voluntary unpaid blood donors for their life-saving gifts of blood.
The study of ABO blood group system is of immense interest, due to its medical importance in different diseases and its role in blood transfusion, forensic pathology and its association with different diseases like duodenal ulcer (Hoffbrand and Pettit, 2006), diabetes mellitus (Garraty et al.
ABO blood group system is genetically controlled and proportions of various ABO groups differ significantly in different populations and ethnic groups (1).
According to the WBDD website the June 14 event is not intended to replace events such as national Blood Donor Days, but provides a special opportunity for a united, global celebration on a day that has particular significance: the birthday of Karl Landsteiner, the Nobel prize winner who discovered the ABO blood group system.
Allele frequencies and molecular genotyping of the ABO blood group system in a Kuwaiti population.
World Blood Donor Day takes place annually on June 14 to celebrate the birth of Karl Landsteiner, the Nobel Prize winner who discovered the ABO blood group system.