Lewis Blood Group

Le·wis Blood Group

, Le Blood Group (lū'wis blŭd grūp),
See Blood Groups Appendix.
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Daniels (Bristol Institute for Transfusion Services) and Bromilow (DiaMed AG) describe the ABO, Rh, Kell, Duffy, Kidd, MNS, Diego, and Lewis blood group systems, and explain the clinical significance of blood group antibodies causing hemolytic transfusion reaction and hemolytic disease of the fetus and newborn.
The investigators compared the risk of cardiovascular mortality among men with different Lewis blood group types.
81, which indicates that there is good agreement between the two methods of determining the Lewis blood group status.
Differential tissue expression of the Lewis blood group antigens: enzymatic, immunohistologic, and immunochemical evidence for Lewis a and b antigen expression in Le(a-b-) individuals.
A cloned human cDNA determines expression of a mouse stage-specific embryonic antigen and the Lewis blood group all/1,4)fucosyltransferase.

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