ABO blood group


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Wikipedia.
Related to ABO blood group: Rh blood group

ABO blood group

[ā·bē′ō ′bləd ‚grüp]
(immunology)
An immunologically distinct, genetically determined group of human erythrocyte antigens represented by two blood factors (A and B) and four blood types (A, B, AB, and O).
References in periodicals archive ?
Frequency of ABO blood group system polymophisms in Plasmodium falciparum malaria patients and blood donors from the Brzilian Amazone region.
ABO blood groups in patients with gastric carcinoma and gastric lymphoma vs.
The analysis also found no relationship between ABO blood group type and colonization rates (Am.
ABO blood groups and Lewis phenotype also play a role in NoV infections, either as ligands or as restriction factors (2).
A broad range of available evidence suggests that the origin, distribution and relative proportion of ABO blood groups in humans may have been directly influenced by selective genetic pressure from Plasmodium falciparum infection (1).
This is the birthdate of Karl Landsteiner, who discovered the ABO blood group system.
The ABORhCard acts as a qualitative in vitro agglutination test that determines both the ABO blood group and Rh factor of an individual in approximately two minutes," said Micronics president Karen Hedine.
ea-b-] 10 (12) 6 (1-10) Secretor status (n = 83) Secretor ([section]) 68 (82) 80 (72-88) Nonsecretor 15 (18) 20 (12-28) * ABO blood group could only be determined for the 68 secretor-positive persons (26 symptomatic and 42 asymptomatic).
Group O red cells are known as universal red blood cells because they can be transfused safely to recipients of any ABO blood group without the risk of morbidity or mortality associated with a transfusion of incompatible red cells.
The effects of maternal haematological parameters, particularly haemoglobin concentration (HbC) (used to assess anaemia), ABO blood group and haemoglobin genotype on pregnancy outcome have not been adequately evaluated in many malarious areas of the sub-Saharan Africa.
We examined host genetic influences on disease severity among class II HLA loci and the ABO blood group.