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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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However, to the best of our knowledge, whether ABO blood types associated with the clinicopathological characteristics of pathologically confirmed PC has not been reported.
The objective of the present study was to know the relative frequency of ABO blood types and Rhesus D phenotype from urban and rural areas of district Sialkot of Punjab and to compare it with studies reported from other regions of Pakistan.
The study concludes that there is a significant correlation between ABO blood types & secretor status.
Several studies suggest that there is an association between specific ABO blood types and some medical conditions commonly associated with NP (4-6, 10).
Among the global malaria burden, 90% has been estimated to occur in Sub-Saharan Africa [6]; hence, research on the association between ABO blood types and malaria has been concentrated in Africa.
[4] A study on "obsessional personality traits and ABO blood types" found greater incidence of obsessional (Compulsive) personality traits in blood types A, B and AB than in type O.
Distribution of ABO blood types among fertile and infertile women.
Pancreatic cancer and ABO blood types: A study of cases and controls.
Many diseases, especially digestive disorders, cardiovascular diseases, cancer, and infection--express preferences choosing between the ABO blood types. [1-5] Cardiovascular disease is one of the major causes of sudden death.
ABO blood types were analyzed by comparing the blood type phenotype to disease status (severe, mild, control) in contingency table tests.
(5.) Racial and Ethnic Distribution of ABO Blood Types bloodbook.com, Blood information for life, 2006.