Tag: <span>ABO</span>

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Testing the association between blood type and COVID-19 infection, intubation, and death

A recent study of patients in China discovered an association between ABO blood type and SARS-CoV-2 infection status by comparing COVID-19 patients with the general population. Authors used observational healthcare data on 1,559 individuals tested for SARS-CoV-2 (682 COVID-19 positive) with known blood type in the New York Presbyterian (NYP) hospital system to assess the...

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Relationship between the ABO blood group and the COVID-19 susceptibility, study finds

A study have compared the ABO blood group distribution in 2,173 patients with COVID-19 confirmed by SARS-CoV-2 test from three hospitals in Wuhan and Shenzhen, China, with that in normal people from the corresponding regions. Recent clinical observation suggests that patient age, male sex and certain chronic medical conditions (e.g., cardiovascular disease, diabetes, COPD) seem...