Lutheran blood group
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Lutheran blood group[′lüth·rən ′bləd ‚grüp]
The erythrocyte antigens defined by reactions with an antibody designated anti-Lu a , initially detected in the serum of a multiply transfused patient with lupus erythematosus, who developed antibodies against erythrocytes of a donor named Lutheran, and by anti-Lu b .
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