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Dr. Suzanne Galli
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Blood Type B Negative (Definition)

Blood type B negative (B but not A blood type antigen is present, but there is no Rh, ...Read more


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Can a person having hepatitis b surface antigen negative donate blood?

Can a person having hepatitis b surface antigen negative donate blood?

Yes : Anyone donating blood will have their blood screened to confirm that they are negative before any blood products would be distributed. ...Read more

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What is b positive blood group?

What is b positive blood group?

Thanks for asking!: Type 'b positive' blood type means that the person's red blood cell surface contains both the b-antigen as well as the rhesus (rh) factor. About 8-10% of american population has b+ blood type. They can receive blood types of b+, b-, o+, and o-. Compatible recipients of b+ blood include those with b+ and ab+. ...Read more

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A Rh positive blood type?

A Rh positive blood type?

Dominant: Positive is dominant over negative. You get one gene from each of your parents, so you are either --, -+, +-, or ++. Only in the case of -- will you have rh negative blood. With -+, +-, and ++, you will have rh positive blood. This makes rh positive blood the most common type of the two. This can be a problem with a baby: if mom is rh pos (+-), dad is rh neg (--), and baby is rh neg (--): attack! ...Read more

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What does b positive blood type mean?

B+ blood type: The usual blood types are a, b, ab and o. Yours happens to be of b type. You also have rh antibodies in your blood, making it a b+. This will be very important if you ever need a blood transfusion. ...Read more

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What happens if two parent with o positive blood types have a child with b negative blood type?

What happens if two parent with o positive blood types have a child with b negative blood type?

Not possible: It is possible for the child to be rH negative if both parents are hybrid rH positive (one positive and one negative rH gene), but if they are both type O can only have type O children. Either one of them is not the biologic parent, or someone's blood typing is a mistake. Someone had to give that B gene. ...Read more

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If your blood type is Rh negative what's the blood type?

If your blood type is Rh negative what's  the blood type?

That is only part : The rh system is the most important determinant of blood type next to the ABO system. You sometimes see that a patient is a+. That means they have blood type a and rhesus positive. You have to know both in order to donate or receive blood. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Can two o blood types make a b negative baby?

No: This genetic combination would only produce a baby with an o blood type.Before jumping to conclusions check the parents blood type. Lots of people get these wrong. ...Read more

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Is an o negative blood type rare?

Type O blood: Is the most common, but rh negative is less common than rh positive. ...Read more

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What does a test result showing hepatitis b surface antigen negative non reactive mean?

What does a test result showing hepatitis b surface antigen negative non reactive mean?

No hep b: Hepatitis b surface antigen is present during an active infection with hepatitis b. When it is negative, it means that there is no hepatitis b virus particles in your bloodstream. It could mean you have never had hepatitis b, or you no longer have hepatitis b. ...Read more

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How common are O negative blood transfusions?

Common: Blood group O, Rh negative blood transfusions are routinely given in emergencies when there is not sufficient time to provide blood group matched blood. If you are blood group O, Rh negative and are healthy, I would encourage you to donate blood. ...Read more

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I'm a hept b carrier. Recent blood test shows hbe ag reactive. What does it mean?

I'm a hept b carrier. 
Recent blood test shows hbe ag reactive. 
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You are infecitous: Having the "e" antigen on board in your blood is a marker that your blood is especially dangerous to others. This is true of some other body fluids as well. Make your decisions accordingly, be responsible, take medicines if your physician suggests it, and perhaps someday we will have a way to cure this. ...Read more

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Can you have a negative hep c antibody screen blood test but a positive viral load test?

Can you have a negative hep c antibody screen blood test but a positive viral load test?

Possible: It is possible, though not common, to have the results you described. It would be prudent to consult an infectious disease specialist as hepatitis C is now curable in most cases. ...Read more

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Is Rh d neg blood rare?

No: It varies from population to population. In folks of european descent, around 1 person in 6 is rh negative (class d-neg). It's less common in some other populations. ...Read more

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What is hepatitis b core ab IgG blood test mean?

What is hepatitis b core ab IgG blood test mean?

Prior infection: Indicates that you very likely had hepatitis b at one point in the past. Doe not tell you about current infection or activity of the disease. These require further testing. ...Read more

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What blood type can someone who is b negative receive?

What  blood type can someone who is b negative receive?

O neg and B neg: B neg would be best, o neg should also be safe. ...Read more

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Hi drs.My blood test for CMV DNA assay results-not detected, what does this mean., ?I hve hepatitis b.

Hi drs.My blood test for CMV DNA assay results-not detected, what does this mean., ?I hve hepatitis b.

CMV: CMV is s common viral infection known as cytomegaly virus. Your blood test shows that you have not been exposed to this virus and thus are negative for cmv. ...Read more

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I had blood tests done and my hepatitis b surface antibody QL reactive, hepatitis b surface antigen non-reactive, what does it mean?

I had blood tests done and my hepatitis b surface antibody QL reactive, hepatitis b surface antigen non-reactive, what does it mean?

Need entire panel.: You're best off using HealthTap Prime to answer your question. You can upload the entire lab report & discuss with a doctor. So far, test shows you have antibodies but no antigen: means either you're in the "window period" after exposure when the virus goes "underground" or you were given a vaccine which made you immune to hepatitis B. We need the pre-core "e" test. Use HealthTap Prime to disucss. ...Read more

Dr. Creighton Wright
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Blood Type (Definition)

Refers to the proteins present or not present on the surface of red blood cells. The types are a, ...Read more