Correlation between "ABO" blood group phenotypes and periodontal disease: Prevalence in south Kanara district, Karnataka state, India

Background: The correlation between certain systemic diseases and ABO blood group is a well-documented fact. The association between periodontal disease and ABO blood group is not studied in relation to a specific geographic location. Here is a study conducted on a group of patients belonging to Sou...

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Main Authors: Gurpur Prakash Pai, Mundoor Manjunath Dayakar, Mulki Shaila, Anitha Dayakar
Format: Article
Published: Wolters Kluwer Medknow Publications 2012-01-01
Series:Journal of Indian Society of Periodontology
Online Access:;year=2012;volume=16;issue=4;spage=519;epage=523;aulast=Pai