Blood Component ABO Compatibility Chart

Patient's ABO Group Compatible Red Blood Cells (RBCs) Compatible Plasma
Group O Group O Group O, A, B, AB
Group A Group A and O Group A and AB
Group B Group B and O Group B, AB
Group AB Group O, A, B, AB Group AB

 

Platelet ABO Compatibility

While the same ABO as the patient is the first choice, any ABO type component may be used.

Cryoprecipitate ABO Compatibility

While the same ABO as the patient is the first choice; any ABO type component may be used.

 

 

Rh Compatibility - ONLY APPLIES TO RED BLOOD CELLS AND PLATELETS

Rh + patients Can receive either Rh+ or Rh - components  
Rh - patients Will preferably receive Rh - components Note: Rh + may be given as warranted per blood bank inventory