Questions and Answers about Coronavirus

Blood Type B

Don’t know your blood type? Find out when you donate! Schedule your donation >

b_intro-image

Third most common among the 8 blood types

Your blood can help patients with AB+ and B+ blood types.

Your blood type is ideal for platelet donations, which you can donate every 7 days, and 7 days after a whole blood donation.

b-_intro-image

Second most rare among the 8 blood types

Your blood can help patients with AB+, AB-, B+ and B- blood types. 

Your blood type is ideal for a Super Reds donation. You donate just red blood cells through an apheresis (ay-fur-ee-sis) donation. This donation results in twice as many red cells for patients, and it allows you to come in to donate two times a year with the same impact as donating whole blood six times a year. Give it a try at your next appointment.

Facts and Figures

whocanreceiveblood_chart_bloodtypedistributionchart
whocanreceiveblood_chart_abloodtypes-1

Learn About Other Blood Types

o-button
a-button
b-button
ab-button
all-blood-types-button_84x80

Your gift of blood can save lives.