A 38-year-old member asked:

Why are certain combinations of donor and recipient blood types not suitable for blood transfusion?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 51 years experience
See below: Transfusing Blood Group A blood to a Blood Group B would be not suitable. You may consult this site for more info: https://www.pathology.med.umich.edu/bloodbank/manual/bb_chart/
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