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Blood Donors >> What type are you?

There are four main blood types: A, B, AB and O.

Frequency of blood types

  • O+ 1 person in 3
  • O- 1 person in 15
  • A+ 1 person in 3
  • A- 1 person in 16
  • B+ 1 person in 12
  • B- 1 person in 67
  • AB+ 1 person in 29
  • AB- 1 person in 167
EXAMPLES OF BLOOD USE
Automobile Accident 50 units of blood
Heart Surgery 6 units of blood / 6 units of platelets
Organ Transplant 40 units of blood / 30 units of platelets
20 bags of cryoprecipitate 25 units of fresh frozen plasma
Bone Marrow Transplant 120 units of platelets / 20 units of blood
Burn Victims 20 units of platelets

What exactly happens during Blood-Donation?

Giving blood is a very simple and straight forward process. On arrival at a blood drive, you will be asked to fill a few details on a donor form. Your medical history will be taken by a medical personnel in an area which provides adequate privacy. We routinely take a small drop of blood to ensure that you aren't anemic. After you pass this simple medical screening process, you will be escorted to a blood donation area. The actual blood donation takes about 10 minutes followed by a little rest and refreshments.

What should i eat after Blood Donation?

Drink some liquid like tea, cold drink, juice, etc. to replenish fluid and eat some snacks. All this will be available for you at the blood donation site.

Where to Donate?

Based on the requirement from patients, you will be intimated of the requirement and the day, place and time where you need to donate the blood will be informed to you.