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blood type:

see blood groupsblood groups,
differentiation of blood by type, classified according to immunological (antigenic) properties, which are determined by specific substances on the surface of red blood cells.
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blood type

[′bləd ‚tīp]
(immunology)
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In our study, an interesting finding was that blood type A was found to be at the highest rate in patients with RA and AS with erosive arthritis, which are the most common rheumatic diseases, and blood type O was found to be at the highest rate in patients with SLE, SSc, and SjS, which are among the connective tissue disorders frequently observed with antinuclear antibodies.
The distribution of ABO blood types among the control group was A (32%), B (23%), O (32%), and AB (13%) respectively.
Moreover, our present study provided that in PC patients, non-O blood type was strongly and positively associated with high risk, which was independent of other confounders including the established PC risk factors such as PSA and Gleason score.
Bank system has been tested to the blood bank donors who have been storing their data in the database: "name, blood type, mobile phone number, email "optional".
Antigen antibody agglutination test was performed by slide method for the determination of ABO blood types and Rh factor.
The science behind blood types was actually discovered by Karl Landsteiner in 1900.
People with AB blood had a higher average level of factor VIII than people with other blood types.
The center keeps a database of donors with rare blood types so that they can be contacted when needed and asked to donate.
While receiving blood of the same blood type is best, in an emergency Type O blood can be transfused to people of any blood type.
In her engaging study, Boaz presents her findings through a focus on serology, namely the study of blood types (A, B, O, etc.).
Researchers led by Segurel looked at a particular stretch of DNA in the blood type gene in humans, bonobos, chimpanzees, gorillas, orangutans, gibbons and several species of monkey.