TABLE 5.

Association between rotavirus diarrhea and Lewis blood group phenotypes in BC children

Lewis phenotypeNo. (%) of children:Pa
With rotavirus infection (n = 63)Without rotavirus infection (n = 89)
Le(a−b+)45 (71)60 (67)0.727
Le(a+b−)18 (29)29 (33)0.727
  • a Statistical analysis was done for the relationship between children with the Le(a−b+) phenotype and rotavirus infection and for the relationship between children with the Le(a+b−) phenotype and rotavirus infection.