The need for O+ is high because it is the most frequently occurring blood type (37% of the population). The universal red cell donor has Type O negative blood.
What is the most useful blood type?
O negative blood O negative blood is known as the universal blood type because it is safe for everyone to receive O negative red cells.
What is the most mysterious blood type?
Rhnull, the Rarest Blood Type on Earth, Has Been Called the Golden Blood The extremely rare blood type is shared by only a handful of people on Earth. There are eight common blood types.
What is the most wanted blood type to donate?
Type O positive blood Type O positive blood is given to patients more than any other blood type, which is why its considered the most needed blood type.
Which type of blood is most rare?
AB negative AB negative is the rarest of the eight main blood types - just 1% of our donors have it. Despite being rare, demand for AB negative blood is low and we dont struggle to find donors with AB negative blood. However, some blood types are both rare and in demand.