Evaluation of blood groups
, bleeding time and clotting time are the most important and initial haematological parameters.
She said that in Oman, this is very challenging as there is a significant number of sickle cell disease patients and some have multiple RBC antibodies who require transfusion of rare blood groups
. 'Strategies are made to reduce the incidence of RBC alloimmunisation in sickle cell disease including giving these patients phenotype matched blood for the Rh blood group
and Kell to reduce the risk of developing antibodies against these antigens.
Corresponding to several kinds of inherited traits, blood groups
are also genetically pre- determined and thus have a strong relationship with certain diseases including diabetes.
Table 1: Distribution of ABO and Rh blood group
types Blood Groups
Number of cases A positive 10 B positive 18 B negative 3 AB positive 4 O positive 14 A negative 1 Total 50 Table 2: Distribution of mean and standard deviation of LDL among various blood groups Blood group
Mean LDL Standard deviation A positive 88.49 20.17 A negative 84.00 0 AB positive 121.47 30.62 B positive 104.82 29.85 B negative 127.06 25.13 O positive 102.39 19.24 LDL: Low-density lipoprotein Table 3: Distribution of mean and standard deviation of HDL among various blood groups Blood group
Mean HDL Standard deviation A positive 44.3500 1.4509 A negative 43.0000 0 AB positive 45.0250 1.2659 B positive 43.9611 1.6461 B negative 44.20000 1.9287 O positive 44.2286 1.1579 HDL: High-density lipoprotein
Distribution of ABO/Rh blood groups
and their association with hepatitis B virus infection in 3.8 million Chinese adults: A population-based cross-sectional study.
"To keep supplies at safe levels overall in Scotland, we need 470 donors each day and all blood groups
are needed to support patients.
And with Christmas Day falling on what is traditionally one of the strongest collection days of the week, it is asking donors to ensure they know their blood group
and come forward now so that stocks continue to build in the run up to the festive season.
FRIDAY, May 18, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- The EtpA adhesion molecule, which is secreted by enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli (ETEC) strain H10407, is a dominant ETEC blood group
A-specific lectin/hemagglutinin, according to a study published online May 17 in the Journal of Clinical Investigation.
Frequencies and percentages were calculated for categorical variables like blood groups
There are four blood groups
- A, AB, B and O - each of which will be either rhesus negative or rhesus positive.
A number of authors published papers suggesting an association of various diseases with particular blood groups
However, overweight and obesity were not associated with ABO blood groups
or Rhesus in this study contrary to the view of some reports.