Journal of Forensic Research

ISSN: 2157-7145

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    The Frequency of ABO Blood Group among Male Inmates in a Typical Nigerian Prison
    Author(s): Minari JB and Mgbada NMMinari JB and Mgbada NM

    The frequency of ABO blood group was carried out among male inmates in a typical Nigerian prison. This study sought to correlate blood grouping with crime to determine whether a relationship could be established. The results obtained will serve as a platform for instituting awareness to relevant authorities and the public at large. The experiment was carried out at the hospital premises of the Kirikiri medium prison Apapa Lagos Nigeria. A total of 501 male inmates voluntarily provided themselves for this study. Blood was taken by piercing the thumb with a lancet and dropped on the card. The ABO and rhesus blood grouping was determined using felines card method with commercially prepared antisera. The frequency of each blood type was calculated. Among the male inmates charged for various crimes, blood group O+ has the most occurrences, having the highest blood group fr.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2157-7145.1000263

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