Type A-: The Loch Ness Monster

December 29, 2019 at 12:58 pm

Representing a total 6.3% of the US population, your blood type is certainly rare, but, like the Loch Ness Monster, not so rare that you’ve gone completely undocumented. Following in Nessy’s mysterious footsteps, though your blood group’s origin story is unknown, it can be donated to help people of all A and AB blood types. If you’re feeling like making an extra “splash,” consider donating apheresis platelets or double red blood cells.


Is one of the rarest blood types — only 6.3% of the US population has type A- Can give blood products to all A and AB types, and receive types A- and O- Is an ideal whole blood, double red blood cell or apheresis platelet donor Donation type is based on what is best for…