How To Target Type® O+

O Positive December 11, 2013
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O Positive

O+ is the most common blood type and that is what makes it so powerful.

37% of the population has O+ blood. Since more people have O+ blood than any other blood type, it is transfused more often.

Having the most popular blood puts O+ donors in a unique situation. Their red blood cells are needed and so too are their platelets. This reality means O+ donors have three different donation options.

Preferred Donation Method(s):

Double Red Blood Cell Donation Whole Blood Donation Platelet Donation

The Power of O+

Percentage of Population:

37%

Blood Types you Can Receive:

O+, O-

Patients Who Can Receive Your Red Cells:

O+, A+, B+, AB+

Patients Who Can Receive Your Platelets:

O+

Patients Who Can Receive Your Plasma:

O+, O-

 

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