Target-Your-Type

There are eight different blood types and each one holds a unique power to save lives. OneBlood’s exclusive Target Your Type® program shows donors how to give the most needed components of their blood by targeting how they donate. Click on the blood types below and learn how to unlock the power of your blood type and save more lives.

Target Your Type October 1, 2013
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O-
O+
A-
A+
B-
B+
AB-
AB+

Donation Methods

There’s more than one way to give blood. Let your blood type lead the way in targeting the best way for you to donate your powerful lifesaving gift.

Whole Blood Donation
Whole Blood
Donation
Double Red Cell Donation
Double Red
Cell Donation
Platelet Donation
Platelet
Donation
Plasma Donation
Plasma
Donation

About Blood Types

Your blood type is inherited and everyone’s blood type falls into one of eight types. There are very specific ways in which blood types and blood components must be matched for a safe transfusion. This is why it is important that you Target Your Type® with the best donation method for you.  

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Heritage

The Power of Heritage

Blood transfusion is a complicated science. Many people don’t realize that there are many other variants besides blood type that can be a factor for compatibility. Many times these factors are related to your ethnicity, making your donation that much more important to patients in need.

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