Blood Bank

 

Version July 2004

 

Blood Component ABO Compatibility Chart
Red Blood Cells and Plasma 

    COMPATIBLE
Patient's
ABO Group
Antigen
on Red Cells
Antibody in SerumWhole
Blood
Red Blood CellsPlasma
ONo A or BAnti-A Anti-BOOO
A
B
AB
AAAnti-BAA
O
A
AB
BBAnti-ABB
O
B
AB
ABA and BNoneABAB
A
B
O
AB

 

Platelet and Cryoprecipitate Compatiblity 

While the same ABO type as the patient is the first choice,
any ABO and Rh type may be transfused.  

 

 

Rh COMPATIBILITY 

(Does not apply to Plasma and CRYO components.) 

 

Rh Positive Patient Rh Negative Patient 
 Rh positive or 
 Rh negative Components
Only Rh negative Components


 
  

ADULT TRANSFUSION FLOW RATES
(Proportionally smaller amounts for infants and children)  

Red Blood CellsInitial rate no more than 15 mL in the first 15 minutes.

Usual transfusion time is 2 hours, maximum is 4 hours.
 
Platelets10 mL/minute 
Plasma   10 mL/minute
Cryo    10/mL/minute