A Rare and Clinically Important Blood Group - Bombay Blood Group

Authors

  • FS Chowdhury Assistant Professor, Transfusion Medicine, National institute of Kidney Diseases and Urology.
  • MAE Siddiqui Consultant , Cardiology, NITOR, Dhaka
  • KGM Rahman Associate Professor, Forensic Medicine, Dhaka Medical College
  • Z Nasreen Medical Officer, Transfusion Medicine, Dhaka Medical College
  • HA Begum Professor, Transfusion Medicine, Dhaka Medical College
  • HA Begum Associate Professor, Transfusion Medicine, Dhaka Medical College

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https://doi.org/10.3329/bjmed.v22i1.13596

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Bombay Blood Group

Abstract

Bombay blood group is the rarest blood group in the world. It is a blood group which shows absence of A,B,H antigens on red cells and presence of anti- A, anti-B and potent wide thermal range anti-H antibodies in serum reacting with all O blood group.

Dr. Y.M. Bhende first discovered Bombay blood group in 1952 at Bombay in India now known as Mumbai. This is the reason why this blood group got the name Bombay blood group.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3329/bjmed.v22i1.13596

Bangladesh J Medicine 2011; 22: 21-23

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2013-02-02

How to Cite

Chowdhury, F., Siddiqui, M., Rahman, K., Nasreen, Z., Begum, H., & Begum, H. (2013). A Rare and Clinically Important Blood Group - Bombay Blood Group. Bangladesh Journal of Medicine, 22(1), 21–23. https://doi.org/10.3329/bjmed.v22i1.13596

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