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ABO Compatibility and Acceptable Substitutions

In the majority of cases it is preferable to provide ABO blood group identical transfusions, however some circumstances may require substitutions.
Hospitals will be notified before any order substitutions are shipped.
 

 

Red Blood Cells

Recipient Group Compatible Donor Group

O

O

A

A, O

B

B, O

AB

AB, A, B, O

 

Plasma/Platelets

Recipient Group Compatible Donor Group

O

O, A, B, AB

A

A, AB

B

B, AB

AB

AB