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(Science: haematology, physiology) An individual whose bodily fluids (saliva, semen, vaginal secretions) contain a water-soluble form of the antigens of the aBO blood group.

Secretors constitute 80% of the population. In forensic medicine, the examination of fluids has enhanced the ability of law enforcement officials to develop identifying information about perpetrators and narrow a field of suspects.

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Lewis blood group system

... If a patient has the genotype hh Lele, this would suggest Bombay phenotype and Lewis a antigen. No secretor genes. Is that right? Can you have the Bombay Phenotype and the Lewis antigen??

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by Katy_Bobbles
Tue May 22, 2007 4:29 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Lewis blood group system
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