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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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Frequency of Kell and ABO blood groups in a section of Lahore population.
10 ABO blood groups studies across Pakistan mostly acknowledge that B+ve is the most prevalent blood group.
Associations between ABO blood groups and osteoporosis in postmenopausal women.
Although this study didn't find significant differences in the distribution of ABO blood groups among NB, BB, and MB women (Table 1), the frequency of group A constitutes high frequency among MB women when compared as alone with other groups.
Table-2: Frequency of ABO blood groups among blood donors in Lahore (n=17,994).
Distribution of ABO blood groups and Lewis antigens among 32 children <6 years of age infected with various rotavirus strains in Monastir, Tunisia, November 2011- February 2012 * Isolated No.
Evidence regarding the associations between ABO blood groups and laryngeal cancers is controversial in various ethnicities.
It is concluded that the frequency distribution of ABO blood groups in Sialkot is Bgreater than Ogreater than Agreater than AB.
The present study shows for the first time in a large prospective cohort that specific ABO blood groups are associated with an increased Type 2 diabetes risk," Fagherazzi said.