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The Diego Factor in a Puerto Rican Family: a Case of Anti-Diego in Monozygotic Twins

Naturevolume 191pages188189 (1961) | Download Citation

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THE Diego blood factor exists in many South American people having a substantial Indian admixture1. The following family is the first reported from Puerto Rico.

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    • HUBERT J. VAN PEENEN

    Present address: The Blood Bank, Presbyterian Hospital in the City of New York,

  1. JAMES A. JACK: Knickerbocker Foundation, Inc., New York.

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  1. Departments of Pathology and Surgery, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University

    • HUBERT J. VAN PEENEN
    • , JOHN SCUDDER
    • , JAMES A. JACK
    •  & ERIKA AWER
  2. Veterans Administration Hospital, Oakland, California

    • HUBERT J. VAN PEENEN

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