ABO blood group


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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).
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In this study, we affirmed that recipients' age and ABO blood group comparisons were independent risk factors for LDLT recipients in terms of overall survival and high preoperative platelet count was a protective factor for 90-day survival.
Mortality and cancer in relation to ABO blood group phenotypes in the Golestan Cohort Study.
ABO blood group and risk of coronary heart disease in two prospective cohort studies.
Risk of pancreatic cancer in relation to ABO blood group and hepatitis C virus infection in Korea: a case-control study.
Association between the ABO blood group and risk of common cancers.
Although ABO blood group has been linked with risk for several tumor types, the biologic mechanisms underlying these associations remain uncertain.
These inconclusive reports led us to conduct a study to find out an association of ABO blood group distribution and IHD.
The ABO blood group antigens due to their immunogenic nature took the primary importance in transfusion system.
In the current study, there was no association between sex, ABO blood group, RH factor, and any of blood borne pathogens.
For comparison, we assessed the distribution of ABO blood groups and Lewis antigens among patients with norovirus and rotavirus; no statistical difference was found (Table 1).
Olsson, The ABO blood group system revisited: a review and update", Immunohematology, 25(2):48-59(2009).