The ASSOCIATION BETWEEN ABO BLOOD GROUP AND SPONTANEOUS ABORTION

Abstract

A study had been carried out to determine the association between ABO bloodgroup and spontaneous abortion. One hundred two couples from Al-Nassiriyah City(Iraq),sustained repeated abortion had been investigated for the ABO blood groups tofind the frequency of ABO blood group phenotypes .In husbands group, the maximumnumber of individuals had blood group B. In wife group, blood group A was thehighest among all individuals. In mixed group 204 individuals had been tested and outof these, again blood group A shows the highest number of individuals. Blood groupA was higher in individuals and mixed groups as compared with normal group in thisstudy. This study came to a conclusion that there is a clear increase in number ofindividuals for blood group A in-patients with repeated abortion, and this factor mayneed to consider in future investigations