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Is it necessary for a kidney donor and recipient to have the same blood group?

Q: For kidney transplantation is it necessary that the kidney donor and the recipient should have the same blood group?

A:O blood group is a universal donor in transplantation. AB is a universal recipient. Blood group A recipients can accept O and A group donors. B group recipients can accept O and B group donors. Rh is not important in transplant, meaning that Rh +ve donor can donate to Rh -ve recipient.

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