Which among the following statements is correct?

Answer: [D] A and B antigens are on the surface of the red blood cells.

Blood type O has no antigens on the red blood cells. Blood type A has A antigens on the surface of the red blood cells and B antibodies circulating in the plasma. Type O is the universal donor because it has no antigens on the surface of the red blood cells to be clumped by the recipient’s antibodies.

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