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Which ones are rare?

(11 Posts)
Lovemyshoes Sat 19-Sep-09 20:46:23

Which bloods are rare?

NHSworkerbee Sat 19-Sep-09 20:52:30

Blood type?

AB- is the rarest.

Lovemyshoes Sat 19-Sep-09 20:53:59

is A Rhd+

NHSworkerbee Sat 19-Sep-09 20:56:20

mine too

are you thinking of donating?

A+ not that rare,we are fairly common,lol

mumhadenough Sat 19-Sep-09 21:01:08

I'm an a+ too, don't think its that rare but not the most common either. Is it not something like 9% of the population or something like that?

NHSworkerbee Sat 19-Sep-09 21:02:31

I think commonest is O pos.

A pos about 34% iirc

mumhadenough Sat 19-Sep-09 21:02:57

I lie, its 35%, A- is 7%, you can see the stats here

Kathrina Sun 20-Sep-09 09:46:24

That is really interesting as i am O+ the most common and my hubby is AB- the rarest. We both used to give blood but i was called up more than hubby not sure why. Would like to know what my childrens blood groups could be??

Honneybunny Sun 20-Sep-09 12:34:18

Kathrina, you are called more often as O+ blood is accepted by A+, B+, AB+ and other O+ patients. Your blood is therefore much more in demand than your husband's AB-.
I think your kids can be any blood type except for AB+ or -.

Kathrina Sun 20-Sep-09 12:39:56

Thanks Honneybunny. I didn't know that. smile

Honneybunny Sun 20-Sep-09 12:42:03

oh, no sorry, they will not be O either... they will be either A or B. And they can be either "+" or "-", I think.

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