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A database of blood type linked pathology.


DiseaseInfectious disease, Malaria
Blood Group LinkA 1991 study from India linked the gastrointestinal pathogen Shigella to blood types which cannot manufacture anti-B antibodies (type B and AB) In their study, on 85 patients with clinically and bacteriologically proven shigella infection A significant association of blood type B was observed in comparison to controls. (1)
Special Note
References1.Sinha AK, Bhattacharya SK, Sen D, Dutta P, Dutta D, Bhattacharya MK, Pal SC Blood group and shigellosis. J Assoc Physicians India 1991 Jun;39(6):452-3

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