Bombay Blood Group - Frequently Asked Questions

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Dr. Simi Paknikar
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Frequently Asked Questions

1. How common is the Bombay Blood group in India?

1 of 10,000 Indians are found to have Bombay Blood Group.

2. Does Bombay blood group only affect Indians?

Bombay blood group is also seen in individuals besides Indians, though it is much rarer, amounting to one in a million cases in Europe.

3. What happens when a Bombay Blood group individual receives blood transfusion from an ABO blood group?

The patient is at a high risk of suffering from acute hemolytic transfusion reaction

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HI....one point i want to share.. A person can donate this blood group only once in 3 months and this Blood group can not be stored for long periods of time.

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