Frequency of blood group antigens in Nigerian children with falciparum malaria.

@article{Martin1979FrequencyOB,
  title={Frequency of blood group antigens in Nigerian children with falciparum malaria.},
  author={Samuel K. Martin and Louis H. Miller and C. U Hicks and A S David-West and C Ugbode and Molly R Deane},
  journal={Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene},
  year={1979},
  volume={73 2},
  pages={216-8}
}
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… CONTINUE READING

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