There are way more blood types than you think

Turns out we aren’t limited to the usual A, B, AB and O blood types. Researches have discovered two new proteins on red blood cells that confirm the testable existence of two new blood types. This discovery will decrease the risk of incompatible blood transfusions for tens of thousands of people. Amazingly these two blood types bring the total number of recognized blood types up to 32. These rarer types are recognised by the present of substances that tell your immune system to send out antibodies (antigens).
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There are way more blood types than you think

Turns out we aren’t limited to the usual A, B, AB and O blood types. Researches have discovered two new proteins on red blood cells that confirm the testable existence of two new blood types. This discovery will decrease the risk of incompatible blood transfusions for tens of thousands of people. Amazingly these two blood types bring the total number of recognized blood types up to 32. These rarer types are recognised by the present of substances that tell your immune system to send out antibodies (antigens).

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