Which Blood Types do Mosquitoes Prefer?

One of the already well-published discoveries is that people with blood type O are much more likely to attract mosquito bites than people with other blood types.

blood type o mosquitoes

A 2004 study published in the Journal of Medical Entomology found mosquitoes landed on people with type O blood nearly twice as often as those with type A. Those with type B blood fell in the middle of the spectrum. Typically, for 85 percent of us, our blood type is revealed through a chemical we have on our skin, which makes mosquitoes more attracted to us.

Share

2 Comments

  1. Christina October 3, 2016 Reply
  2. Heather Stanton February 2, 2017 Reply

Add a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *