Diego System

  • Helmut Schenkel-Brunner


The Diego blood group system comprises to date 21 antigen specificities—the antithetical Diego antigens, Di a (= DI1) [43] and Di b (= DI2) [72], the antithetical Wright antigens, Wra (= DI3) [24] and Wrb (= DI4) [1], as well as 17 low-incidence antigens (see Table 20.1).


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  • Helmut Schenkel-Brunner
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  1. 1.Institut für Medizinische BiochemieUniversität WienViennaAustria

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