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blood group

any one of the various groups into which human blood is classified on the basis of its agglutinogens

blood group

[′bləd ‚grüp]
(immunology)
An immunologically distinct, genetically determined class of human erythrocyte antigens, identified as A, B, AB, and O. Also known as blood type.
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Considering the exponential growth, the market perceives currently; Market Research Future (MRFR), in its recently published study report asserts that the global blood group typing market will grow colossally by 2023, posting a CAGR over 10% during the review period (2018 - 2023).
The most common blood group was O + ve (29.9%) followed by B + ve (28.6%), A + ve (27.3%) and AB + ve (14.3%).
She said that in Oman, this is very challenging as there is a significant number of sickle cell disease patients and some have multiple RBC antibodies who require transfusion of rare blood groups. 'Strategies are made to reduce the incidence of RBC alloimmunisation in sickle cell disease including giving these patients phenotype matched blood for the Rh blood group and Kell to reduce the risk of developing antibodies against these antigens.
The present study provided the evidence of inverse association and low incidence of blood group A in type 2 DM which is similar to a past research that blood group A was less prevalent among subjects with type 2 DM23.
In the present study, mean and standard deviation of LDL (in mg/dl) of A positive blood group is 88.49 [+ or -] 20.17.
Lynne Willdigg, of SNBTS, said: "There are eight different blood groups, and we aim to maintain a five to seven days'supply at all times of each one.
Extensive immunohematology workup was performed by the blood bank team and further, for confirmation, samples were referred to the International Blood group Reference Laboratory (IBGRL), Bristol, UK for serological testing.
Dental tissues play a very Important role for forensic purposes, because it is the hardest of all human tissues and can be preserved for a prolonged duration even subsequent to death, The aim of the this study was to determine the ABO blood grouping from the pulpal tissue of extracted teeth and to correlate the same with blood group details obtained from the study subjects.
The spokesman added: "If you don't know your blood group or if you've never given blood before now is a great time to try."
There are studies that claim that there is a significant relationship between a specific blood group and susceptibility to asthma or allergic rhinitis (4-6).
Blood group system was discovered way back by Karl Landsteiner in 1901.
The association between ABO blood group and several elements of the human population such as intelligence [1], socioeconomic status [2], diet [3], diseases [4], and others has long been suggested.