# Blood type calculator: what blood type can a parent have (+ table)

Do you need to find out the blood type of one of your parents? Is it A, B, AB or 0? Our calculator will help you with the calculation. You need to know the blood type of the child and the other parent.
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## Blood type calculator: what blood type can a parent have?

The expert guarantor of the article, Zuzana Kožlejová, M.D., PhD., adds the following information:The calculation of blood group does not serve as a test of paternity, because there are exceptions (the so-called Bombay phenomenon). Red blood cells do not have certain features on their surface (agglutinogens A or B).

Blood carries many elements, cells and substances. It is an important fluid tissue. Life would not be possible without it.

It also carries information about blood type. We know from school that there are several blood types.

A, B, AB or 0.

### Why are blood types important?

In everyday life we don't realize the importance of this information. In some cases it is necessary to know this detail to save health and life.

In some cases it is important to know the type. Examples are blood loss, anemia, trauma, surgery, organ transplantation.

Of course, no online calculator is sufficient for professional purposes. Blood group, presence of Rh factor and other parameters are determined by blood tests.

### For interest...

You know your blood type, but out of curiosity do you want to know your parents' blood type?

You can use the table to roughly derive the possibilities. But it is not a completely accurate method. You can use a calculator to simplify things.

#### The table shows the possibilities of hereditary combinations of blood groups.

Mother/Father 0 A B AB
0 0 0, A 0, B A, B
A 0, A 0, A 0, A, B, AB A, B, AB
B 0, B 0, A, B, AB 0, B A, B, AB
AB A, B A, B, AB A, B, AB A, B, AB

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