Blood group O and black race are independent risk factors for thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura associated with severe ADAMTS13 deficiency

Terrell, Deirdra R; Motto, David G; Kremer Hovinga, Johanna A; Lämmle, Bernhard; George, James N; Vesely, Sara K (2011). Blood group O and black race are independent risk factors for thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura associated with severe ADAMTS13 deficiency. Transfusion, 51(10), pp. 2237-43. Malden, Mass.: Wiley-Blackwell 10.1111/j.1537-2995.2011.03125.x

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It has been postulated that blood group O subjects may be partially protected against thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (TTP) because they have lower plasma levels of von Willebrand factor.

Item Type:

Journal Article (Original Article)

Division/Institute:

04 Faculty of Medicine > Department of Haematology, Oncology, Infectious Diseases, Laboratory Medicine and Hospital Pharmacy (DOLS) > Clinic of Haematology and Central Haematological Laboratory

UniBE Contributor:

Kremer Hovinga, Johanna Anna and Lämmle, Bernhard

ISSN:

0041-1132

Publisher:

Wiley-Blackwell

Language:

English

Submitter:

Factscience Import

Date Deposited:

04 Oct 2013 14:18

Last Modified:

17 Mar 2015 19:24

Publisher DOI:

10.1111/j.1537-2995.2011.03125.x

PubMed ID:

21470236

Web of Science ID:

000295917700024

URI:

https://boris.unibe.ch/id/eprint/5845 (FactScience: 210698)

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