O+ Blood Type

  • 38% of American are O+, making it the most common blood type.
  • Any Rh+ patient, about 84% of people, can receive O+ blood, making it quite popular!
  • An O+ hospital patient can receive O+ or O- blood.
  • Because of the huge number of people who can receive O+ blood, these donors are excellent double red cell donors.
  • For O+ blood types, we recommend you consider donating double red cells or platelets at your next donation.
  • People with type O blood are less susceptible to malaria.
O Positive Blood Type