ABO blood group system

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a classification system for the antigens of human blood

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[1] Some authors have found that epistaxis is commonly seen in people with O blood group when compared with other ABO blood groups, and they also observed that there is a lower expression of von Willebrand factor (vWf) in them.P) vWf is a blood glycoprotein involved in haemostasis, synthesized by endothelial cells and megakaryocytes.
The ABO blood groups differ in the presence or absence of antigens on the red blood cells and antibodies in plasma.
Distribution of ABO blood group and Rh (D) Factor among Blood Donors in Haryana.
Who was the first scientist to demonstrate phenotypic differences of the ABO blood group system?
Many previous studies had reported the great importance of ABO blood group system in determining disease and health states.
ABO blood group comparison and the most recent preoperative laboratory values of serum alanine transaminase, serum total bilirubin level, creatinine level, hemoglobin, platelet count, and INR were also documented.[6],[22]
The ABO blood group, Rh blood group was performed by absorption-elution (AE) method.
Some people have the ability to secrete ABO blood group substances in the saliva, and they are referred to as "secretors," whereas others do not have such an ability and are referred to as "non-secretors".
During the study period, ABO blood group incompatible liver transplantation was performed on 16 patients for whom a suitable donor could not be found and who had acute or acute-on-chronic liver failure and needed urgent transplantation because they were at risk for grade IV encephalopathy, coma, or death without immediate transplant.
The ABO blood group of each subject was determined using cell grouping antisera (A, B, and D) as described by Simon-Oke et al., [16], while the hemoglobin genotype separation was carried out using cellulose acetate electrophoresis method as described by Cheesbrough, [17].
The association between ABO blood group and several elements of the human population such as intelligence [1], socioeconomic status [2], diet [3], diseases [4], and others has long been suggested.
Table 5 demonstrates that frequency of loops is higher in both the Rh +ve and Rh -ve individuals of ABO blood group, followed by whorls and arches, except in Rh -ve blood group "A" and Rh -ve blood group "B" where the incidence of whorls predominates the loops.
The ABO blood group system consists of four basic groups, namely A, B, AB, and O, depending on the presence of the A and B antigens.
The regulation of ABO blood group system is under the control of ABO gene expression.7 Genes for ABO antigens and Rh antigen are located on chromosome no.
Epidemiological information with respect to relationship between ABO blood group and danger of coronary illness has been conflicting.7 In our Pakistani population, a study at Armed Forces Institute of Cardiology, Rawalpindi, showed a strong association between blood group A and ischemic heart illness.8In a recent study by Lutfullah et al9 at Mayo Hospital Lahore, Pakistan, no affiliation was found between ABO blood gatherings and ischemic coronary illness.