In all of them (150 males and 150 females) blood group and Rh blood type were confirmed by slide agglutination method using antiserum "A," antiserum "B," and antiserum "D." Each individual was asked to wash his/her hands thoroughly with soap and water to remove dirt and oil and dry them using a towel.
Although we know that fingerprints are never alike and they never change from birth till death, this study is an attempt made to associate fingerprints with sex, different blood groups, and Rh blood types which may in turn enhance the authenticity of fingerprints in identification and forensic medicine and also can be used for possible prediction of certain diseases.
New laboratory procedures and Rh blood type
changes in a pregnant woman.
- Blood drawn will be tested for six infectious diseases, in addition to A, B, O, and RH Blood Type
G-test of Goodness of fit employed at the ABO and Rh blood types
revealed no statistical differences in their distributions in both major tribes (6.35; p=0.096 and 0.211, p=0.646, respectively).
and percentage) of ABO and Rh blood types in male and female patients
In the patients sample, the proportions of ABO and Rh blood types in the male and female subjects were markedly different (Z-stat: p Greater than0.05) (Table II).
ABO and Rh blood types
are basic immuno-genetic systems commonly used in blood transfusions.
Table I.- Phenotypic distribution of ABO and Rh blood types
in five populations of Southern Punjab.