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A database of blood group correlations to common diseases

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Infectious disease, Shigella

Description:Group B is most susceptible to Shigella infection. A study on the distribution of ABO blood groups was carried out on 85 patients with clinically and bacteriologically proven shigellosis. A significant association (P less than 0.01) of blood group B was observed with shigellosis cases in comparison to controls from whom no Shigella species or other enteropathogen could be isolated. Patients with isoagglutinin B or those who possess blood group B antigen may be at a relatively increased risk of shigellosis.
References:1. J Assoc Physicians India 1991 Jun;39(6):452-453 Blood group and shigellosis.Sinha AK, Bhattacharya SK, Sen D, Dutta P, Dutta D, Bhattacharya MK, Pal SC

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PathType is a searchable database of blood group and disease associations, clinical correlates and citations.
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