publication . Article . 2011

Helicobacter pylori infection according to ABO blood group among blood donors in Kosovo

Bukurije Zhubi; Zana Baruti-Gafurri; Ymer Mekaj; Mimoza Zhubi; Idriz Merovci; Iliriane Bunjaku; Valdete Topciu; Emine Devoli-Disha;
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  • Published: 01 Sep 2011 Journal: Journal of Health Sciences, volume 1, pages 83-89 (issn: 2232-7576, eissn: 1986-8049, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: University of Sarajevo Faculty of Health Sciences
Introduction: Numerous studies have reported a high prevalence of Helicobacter pylori infection among healthy and non-healthy persons in different places. The Aim of the study is to investigate the seroprevalence of H. pylori infection among Kosovo’s Blood donor associated with ABO/Rhesus blood group. Methods: 671 blood donors are tested for H. pylori antibodies and results are classifi ed by way of donation, age, gender, blood groups and education level. Serum antibodies are analyzed by Enzyme Linked Fluorescent Assay test for H. pylori IgG with Biomerieux HPY-VIDAS. Results: The frequency of IgG antibody for H. pylori among healthy blood donors is 56.9%, there...
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free text keywords: H. pylori infection, blood donors, blood group, Helicobacter pylori infection, Internal medicine, medicine.medical_specialty, medicine, ABO blood group system, Seroprevalence, Antibody, biology.protein, biology, Blood donor, Immunology, Mean value, RhD negative, Blood type, business.industry, business, Gastroenterology, lcsh:Medicine (General), lcsh:R5-920
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