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People who can't receive O negative blood?

O negative blood doesn't have either the A or B antigen, and is also negative for the rhesus antigen. These are the most common antigens expressed on blood cells, and are responsible for most ...
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People who can't receive O negative blood?

The incident in that episode of television was mostly pure fantasy. There are 35 blood type groups recognized by the International Society of Blood Transfusion, but for simplicity's sake, most people ...
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Why bone marrow patient and donor cannot meet?

It's not that they can't meet. Meetings can and do happen and there's no medical reason they can't. In fact, most organ procurement programs have a system in place for allowing donors and recipients ...
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People who can't receive O negative blood?

Bombay phenotype hh or the Bombay blood group, is a rare blood type. This blood phenotype was first discovered in Bombay by Dr. Y. M. Bhende in 1952. It is mostly found in the Indian sub-continent (...
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Why bone marrow patient and donor cannot meet?

In the end, I decided to just ask bone marrow registry foundation, well, one of them, this exact question. The response I got was that if it was allowed for the donor and the patient to meet in ...
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What are plasma donations used for?

As you might very well know blood contains following substances: Plasma proteins (albumin, globulin, fibrinogen etc.) Clotting factors Glucose Electrolytes All these are essential for body ...
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How many lives an organ donor with brain death who is otherwise healthy can save on average?

Organ donation and utilization in the USA States about 3.6 organs are gathered from every deceased donor says a organ donor can save up to 8 lives and Mayo Clinic says you can save or ...
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