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Auberger's blood group

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This blood group has has the antigen Aua which is found in most negroes and 82 % of caucasians. May be related to the Lutheran system.

Auberger was the name of the patient in which the blood group was first recognised. A 59 year old French woman with oesophagal varices.

We thank Andre Trombeta for information submitted.


  • C. Salmon, D. Salmon, G. Liberge, R. Andre, P.Tippett, R. Sanger:
    Un nouvel antigene de groupes sanguin erythrocytaire present chez 80% des sujets de race blanche.
    Nouvelle revue française d'hématologie, Paris, 1961, 1:649-661.

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