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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ABO blood group comparison and the most recent preoperative laboratory values of serum alanine transaminase, serum total bilirubin level, creatinine level, hemoglobin, platelet count, and INR were also documented.
Accurate pretransfusion testing is fundamental for the prevention of haemolytic transfusion reactions (HTRs), which starts with the ABO blood group test performed in two steps.
Contract award notice: Purchase of "Bedside" cards for the determination of the ABO blood group and the determination of ABO and RhD blood groups in the context of a sales contract.
2005) The ABO blood group genotype and factor VIII levels as independent risk factors for venous thromboembolism.
Epidemiological information with respect to relationship between ABO blood group and danger of coronary illness has been conflicting.
World Blood Donor Day is observed on the birthday of Karl Landsteiner (June 14,1868), who created the ABO blood group system, which is still used today to ensure the safety of blood transfusions.
Landsteiner was a Nobel Prize winning scientist for his discovery of the ABO blood group system.
11,12 Variations in phenotypic expression of ABO blood group may be due to geographical distribution, extended tribes and ethnic groups in local population.
These correlations have directed to the assumption that there is some definite correlation of various metabolic disorders with ABO blood group.
Although a possible connection between the ABO blood group and influenza infection has been extensively studied, the reports remain controversial.
The first suggestion of an association between ABO blood group antigens and malignancy was made almost 100 years ago, yet the role of the ABO blood group in cancer risk and prognosis remains controversial [3].