The Overall Distribution of ABO and Rh (D) Groups in The Most Populous City Istanbul as Representing the Complex Ethnicity of Turkey


YANAŞIK M., TUNÇ T., Huslu M., BEŞIŞIK S.

MEDICAL JOURNAL OF BAKIRKOY, vol.16, no.4, pp.363-368, 2020 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 16 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.5222/bmj.2020.08370
  • Journal Name: MEDICAL JOURNAL OF BAKIRKOY
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index, Scopus, Academic Search Premier, CINAHL, EMBASE, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.363-368
  • Keywords: ABO, Rh, blood group, blood donor, Turkey, Istanbul, BLOOD-GROUP DISTRIBUTION, PROVINCE

Abstract

Objective: In humans, 38 different critical blood type classification systems are currently recognized. They differ in frequencies in distinct populations. It is aimed to visualize ABO and Rh(D) groups distribution in Istanbul as having the largest community in Turkey.