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Varicella (Chicken pox)


Description:ABO blood groups have been examined in a sample of 400 chicken-pox patients and their 383 unaffected siblings from Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India. Subjects of blood group A (and possibly AB) would appear to have a somewhat higher risk than persons with group B and O to develop chicken pox.
References:1. Chakravartti MR, Chakravartti R. ABO blood groups and chicken pox in an Indian population. Acta Genet Med Gemellol (Roma) 1977;26(3-4):297-8





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