Acta Scientific Microbiology

Research ArticleVolume 1 Issue 7

ABO and Rhesus Blood Group Distribution among Garment Factory Workers

Shamima Nasrin Shadia1, Md Rabiul Islam2 and Moazzem Hossain3*

1Lecturer, Department of Anatomy, GSVMC, Mirzanagar, Savar, Dhaka, Bangladesh
2Research Associate, Thalassemia Hospital and Institute, Zinzira, Savar, Dhaka, Bangladesh
3Director, Thalassemia Hospital and Institute, Zinzira, Savar, Dhaka, Bangladesh

*Corresponding Author: Moazzem Hossain, Director, Thalassemia Hospital and Institute, Zinzira, Savar, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Received: May 17, 2018; Published: June 27, 2018

Citation: Moazzem Hossain., et al "ABO and Rhesus Blood Group Distribution among Garment Factory Workers”. Acta Scientific Microbiology 1.7 (2018).

Abstract

  This was a retrospective study and record of ABO and Rhesus blood group results of Garments Factory Workers obtained from the Mahanaz Style and Crafts Ltd, Savar, Dhaka. Descriptive statistics were used. Results were expressed as percentages/proportions, means and average. The objective of this study is to have information on the distribution of ABO and Rhesus blood group among the garments factory workers to determine the need for routine screening for hemolysin among blood group O, as well as to factory Blood donor registry for Rhesus negative blood group. In this study Two thousand twenty nine samples were obtained of which 1326 were females and 703 male with the ratio of 1.9: 1. Among the study population, blood group O was the highest (34.2%), followed by blood group B (32.2%), A (24%) and AB (9.6%). Rhesus positive was 96% while Rhesus negative was 4%. Routine screening for hemolysin among blood group O and factory Blood donor registry is to be done in all Garments factories.

Keywords: ABO and Rhesus (D) Blood Group; Garments Factory Workers; Donors

Copyright: © 2018 Moazzem Hossain., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.



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