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A person of blood group AB, who can in theory receive donated blood of any ABO blood group.
- ‘Group AB are universal recipients because they can accept blood from anyone.’
- ‘Type O is considered a universal donor, and Type AB is considered a universal recipient.’
- ‘I've got AB + blood which is rare, so though I am a universal recipient personally, the need for my type of blood is always high.’
- ‘Type AB is the universal recipient because its antibodies can accept A, B, AB, or O.’
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