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Is it true that a o+ blood group is universal donner?

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Dr. Robert Isaacs answered

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Blood transfusion.: Historically o negative was spoken of as being the universal donor. However, there are minor antigens such as the mn group that influence compatibility. By current standards a type and cross (to determine compatibility) is always done before any transfusion, and the concept of the universal donor is now somewhat out of date.

Answered 3/15/2014

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