Watch this video to learn how your blood type and ideal donation support patient transfusion needs.
Your best donation types are...
Most people can receive your platelets, and these donations are especially valuable for babies needing platelets due to the negative Rh factor.
Double Red Cells
Only 1 in 16 people are A-, so your red cells are needed to help other A- patients.
A+, A-, AB+, and AB+ patients can receive your blood type!
These are the ideal donation types based on your blood type, but because hospital patient needs change daily, you may be asked to give a different donation type at your next donation appointment.