ABO and Rhesus D blood groups in the Northern Territory of Australia

ABO and Rhesus D blood groups in the Northern Territory of Australia Journal Article

Internal Medicine Journal

  • Author(s): McLean, Antonia, Szabo, Ferenc, Wang, Zhiqiang
  • Published: 2021
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd
  • Volume: 51
  • ISBN: 1444-0903

Abstract: Background There are no contemporary published data on the frequency of the ABO and Rhesus D (RhD) blood groups in the Northern Territory (NT) of Australia, particularly for the large Aboriginal population. Aims To establish the frequencies of ABO and RhD blood groups in the NT Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal populations in order to aid transfusion inventory management and clinical practice. Methods Retrospective data were collected from 1 January 2012 to 31 December 2012. All patients with a blood group sample processed by the NT public hospital laboratories and a recorded ABO and RhD report were included. Results were analysed using Stata 14. Results The Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal populations had significantly different ABO and RhD distributions (P

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McLean, Antonia, Szabo, Ferenc, Wang, Zhiqiang, 2021, ABO and Rhesus D blood groups in the Northern Territory of Australia, Volume:51, Journal Article, viewed 15 June 2024, https://www.nintione.com.au/?p=28321.

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