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Correction to: High rhesus (Rh(D)) negative frequency and ethnic-group based ABO blood group distribution in Ethiopia

  • Lemu Golassa1,
  • Arega Tsegaye2,
  • Berhanu Erko1 and
  • Hassen Mamo3Email author
Contributed equally
BMC Research Notes201811:180

Received: 7 March 2018

Accepted: 7 March 2018

Published: 14 March 2018

The original article was published in BMC Research Notes 2017 10:330

Correction to: BMC Res Notes (2017) 10:330

Following publication of the original article [1] the authors reported that the information in Ref. [32] had been misquoted. The Rh factor in one region in Saudi Arabia is 8.8%, not 29% as stated.



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Authors’ Affiliations

Aklilu Lemma Institute of Pathobiology, Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Jimma University, Jimma, Ethiopia
Department of Microbial, Cellular and Molecular Biology, College of Natural Sciences, Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia


  1. Golassa L, Tsegaye A, Erko B, Mamo H. High rhesus (Rh(D)) negative frequency and ethnic-group based ABO blood group distribution in Ethiopia. BMC Res Notes. 2017;10:330. ArticlePubMedPubMed CentralGoogle Scholar


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