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  • A blood transfusion generally refers to the transfer of one person’s blood to another person.
  • It’s preferable for people to receive blood that matches their own blood type. However, in an emergency or in special circumstances, a person may be given blood of another type that their immune system will accept. 
  • The different types of blood transfusion include red blood cells, plasma and platelets.

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Reviewed on: 08-07-2019