Prevalence of Malaria Infection and ABO Human Blood Group in Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania

  • Nwangwu J
  • Roland I
  • Mbelwa D
  • et al.
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Abstract

The main objective of this study was to determine the relationship between occurrence of malaria infection with that of human blood group in Dar-es-Salaam Tanzania. The study was based on data collected randomly from the patients who were screened for malaria of all age groups for a period of three months at Mission Mikocheni Hospital. During this time period, a total of 430 blood samples were collected. From the study findings, it is clear that more than 50% of the patients tested were positive for malaria. Further analysis revealed that about 50% of malaria positive patients were type “O” blood group.

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Nwangwu, J., Roland, I., Mbelwa, D., Magori, C., Evans, M., & Price, C. (2017). Prevalence of Malaria Infection and ABO Human Blood Group in Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania. Advances in Infectious Diseases, 07(04), 153–157. https://doi.org/10.4236/aid.2017.74016

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