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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He created the ABO blood group system, which is still used today to ensure the safety of blood transfusions.
Scientist Karl Landsteiner first described the ABO blood group in 1900 and it served the beginning of blood banking and transfusion medicine.
Various antibodies of the ABO blood group systems and the Rh factor (anti-A, anti-B, anti-D) and phenotype systems (anti-E and anti-c of phenotypes E and c) were used for the blood analysis.
However, there are some other than in the ABO blood group system which are called minor blood groups and these are represented in more than 600 known antigens besides A, B and Rh.
In the early 1900s, Karl Landsteiner was the first to demonstrate the phenotypic differences of the blood group system, later known as the ABO blood group system.
In transfusion science, ABO blood group system is the most important blood group system.
The ABO blood group system is established by complex carbohydrates on red cell surfaces and the vascular endothelium as well as other cells and tissues.
Results: Out of students, 192 attempted the questionnaire and participated in study (96% response rate), 30% of the 192 females were obese, distribution of ABO blood group showed 43%, followed by O, A and AB.
Multivariate Cox regression analysis also found that units of red blood cell (RBC) transfusion (HR = 1.036, 95% CI: 1.006-1.067, P = 0.018), recipient's age (HR = 1.045, 95% CI: 1.005-1.086, P = 0.025), and ABO blood group comparison (HR = 2.990, 95% CI: 1.341-6.669, P = 0.007) were independent risk factors for overall survival after LDLT.
Key Words: ABO blood group, Dental pulp, Identification.
The antigens of the ABO blood group system are complex carbohydrate molecules.