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." Immunohematology 25.2 (2009): 48-59.
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).
The ABO blood group system and Plasmodium falciparum infection.
Allele frequency and molecular genotypes of ABO blood group system in Jordanian population.
I do it because I like to know a bank of blood would be available if I needed it." World Blood Donor Day takes place annually on June 14 to celebrate the birth of Karl Landsteiner, the Nobel Prize winner who discovered the ABO blood group system.
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.
[9] People of ABO blood group system have different ways to respond to stress.
(1) ABO blood group system incompatibility and errors resulting in transfusion adverse events are among the "never events" not covered by reimbursement, thus a financial liability of the hospital.
Possible Correlation of Transfusion Transmitted Diseases with Rh type and ABO Blood Group System. J Clin Diagn Res.
Differences in anti-A(H1N1)pdm09 antibody titres were also analysed for the possible influence of the ABO blood group system. Sizes of the blood groups followed roughly their distribution in the population (O group 179, A 197, B 98, AB 56 donors).