ABO blood group system

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Noun1.ABO blood group system - a classification system for the antigens of human bloodABO blood group system - a classification system for the antigens of human blood; used in blood transfusion therapy; four groups are A and B and AB and O
classification system - a system for classifying things
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For comparison, we assessed the distribution of ABO blood groups and Lewis antigens among patients with norovirus and rotavirus; no statistical difference was found (Table 1).
The present study shows for the first time in a large prospective cohort that specific ABO blood groups are associated with an increased Type 2 diabetes risk," Fagherazzi said.
Studies have reported different types of associations with ABO blood groups in malaria infection.
It has been shown that the frequency of ABO blood groups differs between populations (1), (3).
Aird et al (1) were the first to study ABO blood groups in a large number of patients with gastric cancer, noting an excess of group A, and a deficiency of group O, in comparison with control patients.
There also was no relationship between ABO blood groups and colonization rates.
The cells are readily available in cord blood banks, are routinely typed for HLA antigens and ABO blood groups, and are tested for infectious agents," she said.
Influence of diet on the "intestinal" component of serum alkaline phosphatase in people of different ABO blood groups and secretor status.