ABO blood group system

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Synonyms for ABO blood group system

a classification system for the antigens of human blood

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Zhang et al., "ABO blood type, diabetes and risk of gastrointestinal cancer in northern China," World Journal of Gastroenterology, vol.
Antigen antibody agglutination test was performed by slide method for the determination of ABO blood types and Rh factor.
This further encouraged us to evaluate association of various ABO blood types with different dermatoses in Kashmiri population.
This Q-Probes study presents the results of (1) a comprehensive survey of patient identification and sample labeling and acceptance practices for transfusion medicine samples, and (2) an analysis of mislabeling rates for samples submitted for testing of ABO blood type at 122 almost exclusively US institutions transfusing a range of 118 to 45 592 RBC units annually.
Mead commented that with the last three studies finding no relationship between ABO blood type and GBS colonization, the issue is pretty well resolved.
The available data on association between the distribution of ABO blood types and DM is conflicting, some studies reporting no association while others showed positive association.
Specific ABO blood types are considered to be associated with increased or decreased susceptibility to particular diseases.
For those patients whose ABO blood types were archived in blood bank files, we asked participants to tally the number of patients for whom the current specimen's blood type result differed from that in their records, so-called WBIT.
The relationship between ABO blood types and malaria susceptibility has been studied by several researchers; however, the results have been contradictory.
The ABO blood group antigens also appeared to have been important throughout our evaluation, because the frequencies of different ABO blood types vary among different populations, suggesting that a particular blood type conferred a selection of advantages e.g., resistance against many diseases.
Highest Z-scores for ABO blood types (depicting maximum heterogeneity against all other populations) were obtained between Peshawar and Mardan, and between Swabi and Swat.
To investigate whether HBGAs were associated with SaV susceptibility similar to NoV susceptibility (2,3,11), we examined 22 of 33 SaV-infected children who were either symptomatic (n = 18) or asymptomatic (n = 4) in relation to ABO blood types, Lewis phenotypes, and secretor genotype.
A multidisciplinary team at the University of Alberta and the National Institute for Nanotechnology is developing new materials that could one day allow for safe organ transplants between patients of different ABO blood types.
Actually, the ABO blood types existed long before humans evolved, according to Stephen Bailey, Ph.D., a nutritional anthropologist at Tufts University.