AB-: Centaur

December 23, 2019 at 1:23 pm

Like the aloof centaurs of myth, your blood group is hard to come by. Making up only 0.6% of the US population, your AB- blood type is the rarest of them all. But while you may not be common, your unique mix of A and B antigens makes you a “half-breed” even more notable than the centaur, because your whole blood can help both AB+ and AB- patients. Not only that, but as an AB type, you are a universal plasma donor, meaning that you can put your centaur healing skills to good use and donate plasma that will work for any patient, regardless of their blood type.


Is the rarest blood type — only 0.6% of the US population has type AB- Is a universal plasma donor, meaning anyone can receive AB- plasma Is an ideal whole blood, double red blood cell or plasma donor Donation type is based on what is best for patients and the donor. To learn more about…