Frequency and Distribution of Abo and Rh (D) Blood Groups among the Bengali Muslims of Cachar District of Assam, India

A. F. Gulenur Islam Barbhuiya, Mofidur Rahman, Sheikh Abdullah Ahmed

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Present paper documents the frequency and distribution of ABO and Rh (D) blood groups among the Bengali Muslims of Bhaurikandi Part-II village of Cachar District of Assam. ABO and Rh (D) blood grouping of 334 individuals have been done by open slide technique using anti-A, anti-B and anti-D sera. The results revealed that the commonest blood group is O followed by B, A and AB with an allele frequency of pc (0.1421), qc (0.1888) and rc (0.6691). Only 5 (1.5%) Bengali Muslims are found to be Rh negative and the allele frequency of rh (d) in the population is 0.0150. 


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ABO Blood Group, Rh (D) Blood Group, Bengali Muslims, Cachar

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