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Ogunlana, Olubanke Olujoke and Afolayan, Olubisola (2019) THE EFFECT OF ABO BLOOD GROUP CLASSIFCATIONS ON BIOCHEMICAL MARKERS OF HEALTHY ADULTS. In: 1st National Conference of WITED, Ilaro Chapter, August 13-16, 2019, The Federal Polytechnic, Ilaro.

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This study was aimed at evaluating the effect of ABO blood groups on liver function and lipid profile. A total of seventy (n=70) adult of both sexes were recruited into the study. All participants were assumed healthy provided they have not been on medication for a period of two weeks prior to their recruitment. Biochemical markers assessed includes liver function tests such as; albumin, aspartate aminotransferase (AST), alanine aminotransferase (ALT). Lipid profile such as cholesterol, triglyceride and low-density lipoprotein (LDL). Blood group O has the highest frequency of 42 %, while AB has the lowest frequency of 12.9 %. A significant positive correlation was seen between weight and BMI also a negative correlation was seen between total cholesterol and BMI. There was no significant difference in the levels of ALT and triglyceride. In the blood group A, results of the liver function test reveals that the activity of AST and albumin decreased significantly for the liver function test among the blood groups (p< 0.05). The level of blood total cholesterol increased significantly (p< 0.05) in blood group B; but decreased significantly in blood group A and AB (p< 0.05) among the blood groups for the lipid profile assay. These assays show significant differences within the ABO blood groups; this may be an indicator of health status with respect to ABO blood group based on the knowledge of what we know of polymorphisms, that individuals belonging to the different blood groups are not equally viable.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Biochemical markers, ABO blood groups and healthy adult.
Subjects: Q Science > QH Natural history
Divisions: Faculty of Medicine, Health and Life Sciences > School of Biological Sciences
Depositing User: Mrs Patricia Nwokealisi
Date Deposited: 11 Aug 2021 15:21
Last Modified: 11 Aug 2021 15:21

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