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 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.
Figure 1 shows the relative prevalence of ABO blood types in random population of Sialkot.
This further encouraged us to evaluate association of various ABO blood types with different dermatoses in Kashmiri population.
Distribution of ABO blood types among fertile and infertile women.
The distribution of the ABO blood types in patients with diabetes mellitus.
Many diseases, especially digestive disorders, cardiovascular diseases, cancer, and infection--express preferences choosing between the ABO blood types.
ABO blood types were analyzed by comparing the blood type phenotype to disease status (severe, mild, control) in contingency table tests.