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Any advantage to being ab positive?
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Dr. Gregory Hines
Family Medicine
In brief: Yes
It means that you can take any blood sample that can be transfused.
Since your blood has all the potential antigens (a, b, and the rh factor) you do not have any antibodies to those antigens. Therefore, you are known as the universal recipient.

In brief: Yes
It means that you can take any blood sample that can be transfused.
Since your blood has all the potential antigens (a, b, and the rh factor) you do not have any antibodies to those antigens. Therefore, you are known as the universal recipient.
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