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, Swed. Åbo, city (1998 pop. 170,931), capital of Western Finland prov., SW Finland, at the mouth of the Aurajoki River on the Baltic Sea. The center of the fertile agricultural region of SW Finland, it is also the country's largest winter port and an
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The histo-blood group ABO system and tissue transplantation.
Table 1: Distribution of blood groups according to ABO & Lewis systems Groups ABO system A B AB O Normal Breast 21 3 1 25 (N= 50) (42%) (6%) (2%) (50%) Benign Breast 7 1 1 11 (N 20) (35%) (5%) (5%) (55%) Malignant Breast 57 10 4 40 (N=111) (51.4%) (9%) (3.6%) (36%) Chi-square (P value) [X.sup.2] = 5.9 (P > 0.05) Table 2: Frequency of secretor & non-secretor women according to inhibition of hemagglutination tests Groups Secretor Non-secretor Normal Breast (N= 50) 36 (72%) 14 (28%) Benign Breast (N= 20) 12 (60%) 8 (40%) Malignant Breast (N= 111) 43 (38.7%) 68 (61.3%) Chi-square= 16.11 (P value) < 0.0003
Marinaccio, Blood groups of the ABO system and survival rate in gynecologic tumors", Minerva Ginecol.47:69-76(1995)
The ABO system was first described by Landsteiner in 1900, and remains the most important in the management of tissue and blood transfusion.
A new blood group character to the ABO system. Lancet 1952; 1 : 903-4.
The human ABO system includes four blood groups: A, B, AB, and O [10].
It has been suggested that the ABO system has evolved under a positive selection pressure in both humans and other primates (2).
The ABO system is used in the classification of what?
The ABO system is divided up as follows - Group A (42 per cent of the population), Group B (8 per cent ), Group AB (3 per cent ), and Group O (47 per cent ).