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The first known transfusion of blood was performed as early as 1667, when Jean-Baptiste, transfused two pints of blood from a sheep to a young man

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A person with type O blood can only get a transfusion using type O blood. Someone with type A or B blood, however, can get a transfusion with their own type blood or with type O blood, which is known as a universal blood type.


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Blood received in a transfusion must have the same antigens. Type O blood does not have any antigens present were as A, B, and AB do. If you get a transfusion that has different antigens (incompatible blood), the antibodies in your plasma will destroy the donor blood cells. This is called a transfusion reaction, and it occurs immediately when incompatible blood is transfused. A transfusion reaction can be mild or cause a serious illness and even death. If this may occur, an immunosuppressant can be given (in most cases) to save the patient.


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O positive is a rare blood type. There are very few complications with this blood type that are known. If a person has O blood type then they can receive any type of blood transfusion.


The most common type of blood is O positive. This type of blood is known as the universal donor because neither A nor B antigens are found on the surface of the red blood cells and this type of blood therefore can be given to an individual with any blood type in need of transfusion.


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It produces what is known as a transfusion reaction. The blood cells burst open and cause pain, difficulty breathing, shakes, and sweating. If it is severe it can cause organ failure, cardiovascular collapse and death.


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