ABO blood group system


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ABO blood group system

[‚ā‚bē′ō ′bləd ‚grüp ‚sis·təm]
(immunology)
A set of multiple alleles found on a single locus on human chromosome 9 that specifies the presence or absence of certain red cell antigens, which determines the ABO blood group.
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The ABO blood group system revisited: a review and update.
ABO blood group system is considered the most important during blood transfusions as the most of deaths from blood transfusion occurs when incompatible type of ABO blood is transfused (Sarban, 2009).
Frequency of ABO blood group system polymophisms in Plasmodium falciparum malaria patients and blood donors from the Brzilian Amazone region.
Allele frequency and molecular genotypes of ABO blood group system in Jordanian population.
The transfusion medicine has come a long way from the landmark discovery of ABO blood group system by Karl Landsteiner in 1900 in which he described the reactions between the red cells and serum of 22 subjects (1).
WBDD is celebrated on the birthday of Karl Landsteiner, the Nobel prizewinner who discovered the ABO blood group system.
The day commemorates the birth of Karl Landsteiner, who discovered the ABO blood group system.
Karl Landsteiner determined the ABO blood group system first time in 1901.