How to Share A-Negative Blood
6 percent of people are A-negative. Platelet donations from A-negative donors help all types patients including premature babies.
Men and never pregnant women or HLA negative donors are asked to donate:
- Platelets and plasma,
- Single red blood cells and double plasma (RBCP),
- Dual red blood cells or
Previous pregnant women or HLA positive donors are asked to donate:
- Whole-blood or
- Dual red blood cells
Schedule a blood donation today!
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Anyone who is 16 years old weighing 120 pounds (with parental consent form), or at least 17 years old weighing 110 pounds and in good general health can donate blood. Donors must present photo ID, last four digits of their Social Security number and their birth date.