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Advances in Hematology
Volume 2015, Article ID 543027, 4 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/543027
Research Article

Association of ABO Blood Group Phenotype and Allele Frequency with Chikungunya Fever

1Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Prince of Songkla University, Hat Yai, Songkhla 90110, Thailand
2Epidemiology Unit, Faculty of Medicine, Prince of Songkla University, Hat Yai, Songkhla 90110, Thailand

Received 4 February 2015; Revised 31 March 2015; Accepted 6 April 2015

Academic Editor: Bashir A. Lwaleed

Copyright © 2015 Pairaya Rujirojindakul et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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