Tips on Blood Donation
Type AB- is the universal plasma donor and can give plasma to any other blood type.
Type AB+ is the universal recipient and can receive red blood cells from any other blood type.
Type O- is the universal donor and can give red blood cells to any other blood type.
The blood type most often requested by hospitals is Type O.
Rarest Blood group is AB Negative.
Commonest Blood group is B.
One out of every 10 people admitted in a hospital needs blood.
More than 50,000 blood donations are needed every day.
Every two seconds someone in India needs blood.
Blood donation is a simple four-step process: registration and medical history, mini-physical, donation, and refreshments.