Is O Negative a universal donor?
O negative is the universal blood type. O negative blood type can only receive O negative blood. O negative donors who are CMV negative are known as Heroes for Babies at the Red Cross because it is the safest blood for transfusions for immune deficient newborns.
Can O positive donate blood to anyone?
Who can receive O positive blood? Anyone with an Rh positive blood type can receive O positive red blood cells – so that’s A positive, B positive and AB positive as well as O positive. That means 3 in 4 people, or around 76% of the population, can benefit from your donation.
Why is O negative so rare?
O negative blood is special because it is the universal blood type, meaning that it is the preferred choice for blood transfusions. This is especially true when the recipient’s blood type is unknown or in the case of an emergency when there is no time to test the recipient’s blood group.
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