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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 and Plasmodium falciparum infection.
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Association of gastroduodenal disease phenotype with ABO blood group and Helicobacter pylori virulence-specific serotypes.
The analysis also found no relationship between ABO blood group type and colonization rates (Am.
Our data suggest that SaV can infect secretors and nonsecretors, those who are Lewis phenotype positive as well as Lewis phenotype negative, and persons of all ABO blood groups.
Thakur and Verma (8) in their study, concluded that ABO blood groups do not show differential susceptibility to malaria.