secretor status

secretor status

The ability of an individual to secrete the water-soluble form of the ABO blood group ANTIGENS into body fluids. There is a genetically determined inability to secrete these antigens and those so affected are unduly susceptible to various bacterial and superficial fungal infections.

secretor status

an individual producing ABO BLOOD GROUP type antigen (including H-SUBSTANCE) in saliva, semen and other body secretions, due to the presence of at least one dominent allele of an autosomal gene. Such fluids can thus be typed, a useful fact in forensic examination.
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Variant ABO blood group alleles, secretor status, and risk of pancreatic cancer: results from the pancreatic cancer cohort consortium.
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Objective ABO blood group and secretor status is valuable in relation to some diseases in clinical and forensic medicine.
Blood group A and B antigen expression in human kidneys correlated to A1/A2/B, Lewis, and secretor status.
Secretor status and ABH antigens expression in patients with oral le-sions.
Hereditary Aspects of Duodenal Ulceration: Serum-Pepsinogen Level in Relation to Abo Blood Groups and Salivary Abh Secretor Status.
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Secretor status in Lewis-negative individuals is determined with a labor-intensive hemagglutination inhibition technique that uses heat-inactivated saliva.
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