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differentiation of blood by type, classified according to immunological (antigenic) properties, which are determined by specific substances on the surface of red blood cells.
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blood type

[′bləd ‚tīp]
(immunology)
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Victoria Beel from law firm Slater and Gordon, who represented Mrs Dunsin's family at the inquest, said: "This tragic case highlights the need for donors with rare blood types to come forward.
A Harvard School of Public Health study also shows that people with blood types AB and B were at the greatest risk.
While there is no dearth of good men and women willing to help, there is scant knowledge among Filipinos about their blood type thus hindering them from reaching out to patients in need and vice versa, he said.
Instead of randomly looking for a donor, this program is linked to the blood bank database will send messages to people who are registered in the blood bank as a constant donor and have the required blood types.
The science behind blood types was actually discovered by Karl Landsteiner in 1900.
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The study found that people with AB blood were 82 percent more likely to develop the thinking and memory problems that can lead to dementia than people with other blood types.
The center keeps a database of donors with rare blood types so that they can be contacted when needed and asked to donate.
Some Asian consumers believe that your blood type can influence your personality.
Today, one can find on the Red Cross website a statistical breakdown of blood types by ethnicity; for instance, Hispanics have higher instances of the O type while Asians display higher cases of the B type.
Blood types found in people today evolved at least 20 million years ago in a common ancestor of humans and other primates, new research suggests.
Washington, August 15 ( ANI ): People with blood types A, B, or AB have a higher risk for coronary heart disease as compared to those with blood type O, a new study has revealed.