Rh factor

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Synonyms for Rh factor

a blood group antigen possessed by Rh-positive people

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Distribution of ABO and Rh blood groups in Nepalese medical students: a report.
Recall the history of the discovery and findings of the ABO and Rh blood group systems and discuss the evolution of molecular testing into the immunohematology lab.
Table 1: Distribution of ABO and Rh blood group types Blood Groups Number of cases A positive 10 B positive 18 B negative 3 AB positive 4 O positive 14 A negative 1 Total 50 Table 2: Distribution of mean and standard deviation of LDL among various blood groups Blood group Mean LDL Standard deviation A positive 88.49 20.17 A negative 84.00 0 AB positive 121.47 30.62 B positive 104.82 29.85 B negative 127.06 25.13 O positive 102.39 19.24 LDL: Low-density lipoprotein Table 3: Distribution of mean and standard deviation of HDL among various blood groups Blood group Mean HDL Standard deviation A positive 44.3500 1.4509 A negative 43.0000 0 AB positive 45.0250 1.2659 B positive 43.9611 1.6461 B negative 44.20000 1.9287 O positive 44.2286 1.1579 HDL: High-density lipoprotein
Mehta, "Palmar dermatoglyphis in ABO, RH Blood groups," International Journal of Biological and Medical Research, vol.
Table 2: Association between ABO blood group and BMI, Rh blood group, and gender of the participants.
ABO and Rh Blood Group Distribution in Istanbul Province (Turkey).
Frequency of ABO and Rh blood groups in students of AkhtarSaeed Medical and Dental College, Lahore.
In order to observe the genetic differentiation in lower Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK) region, ABO and Rh blood groups record of nine Pashtun populations, i.e., Bannu, Dera Ismail Khan, Hangu, Karak, Kohat, Kurram Agency, Lakki Marwat, South Waziristan Agency, and Tank, was collected.
The titres of antibodies against A(H1N1)pdm09 were also analysed according to the Rh blood group system.
Till the 19th century the blood transfusion procedure was unsafe, but the mystery of blood transfusion was solved in 29th century with the discovery of ABO and Rh blood group antigens1.
Most common ABO and Rh blood group found in units collected was A (31.64%) and Rh positive (94.25%), respectively.
The Rh blood group system (commonly known as Rh factor) is considered to be the most important blood group system in the world.
The f antigen is in the Rh blood group system with the International Society of Blood Transfusion (ISBT) number 004006.