HLA and mate selection

@article{Rosenberg2004HLAAM,
  title={HLA and mate selection},
  author={Leon T. Rosenberg and Debra Cooperman and Rose Payn},
  journal={Immunogenetics},
  year={2004},
  volume={17},
  pages={89-93}
}
HLA types of the partners in 1017 couples were determined. It appeared that there was statistically significant occurrence of like types more frequently than predicted by chance. The existence of ethnic or racial groups with characteristically different frequencies of the HLA types might explain the result. 
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