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Frequency of blood group antigens in Nigerian children with falciparum malaria.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  382466     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The frequencies of the following blood group antigens: A, B, O, M, N, S, s, U, Fya, FyB, Lea, Jsa and K have been determined in Nigerian children with severe falciparum malaria. The frequency distribution of M, N, S, s, U, Fya and Fyb were not significantly different in children with life-threatening falciparum malaria and controls. The frequencies of A, B, O, Lea, Jsa and K found in the children with severe malaria were similar to those previously reported for healthy adults in this population. The Duffy blood group antigens Fya and Fyb were virtually absent from both infected and control children. This finding is in variance with a Fya frequency of 23% reported by Worlledge et al. (1974) for healthy adults in this population.
Authors:
S K Martin; L H Miller; C U Hicks; A David-West; C Ugbode; M Deane
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene     Volume:  73     ISSN:  0035-9203     ISO Abbreviation:  Trans. R. Soc. Trop. Med. Hyg.     Publication Date:  1979  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1979-10-17     Completed Date:  1979-10-17     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7506129     Medline TA:  Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  216-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
ABO Blood-Group System
Blood Group Antigens*
Child
Humans
Malaria / blood*
Nigeria
Plasmodium falciparum
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/ABO Blood-Group System; 0/Blood Group Antigens

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