Re: organ donation

From: Spike Jones (
Date: Tue Feb 26 2002 - 00:33:42 MST

Brian D Williams wrote:

> O negative blood is the universal donor, so it's always in short
> supply.

If one is both O negative and CMV negative, they wont leave
ya alone.

> The single reason hospitals are always short of blood?
> Motorcycles, a motorcycle accident will eat up more blood than a
> week of open heart surgery. When I was a surgical orderly I saw
> motorcycle accident victims eat up 80 units of blood and still not
> survive.

Good, then it is fitting that a motorcycle rider such as myself
should be a three gallon donor. {8-] spike

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