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Definition of the noun agglutination test
What does agglutination test mean as a name of something?
- a blood test used to identify unknown antigens; blood with the unknown antigen is mixed with a known antibody and whether or not agglutination occurs helps to identify the antigen; used in tissue matching and blood grouping and diagnosis of infections
- lexical domain: Cognitive Processes - nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents
- more generic term: blood test = a serologic analysis of a sample of blood
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by Julius M. Cruse, MD, PhD, Robert E. Lewis
Slide agglutination test refers to the aggregation of particulate antigen such as red blood cells, microorganisms, or latex...
by Casey Albert Wood
Its results more closely parallel those of blood cultures than do those of the agglutination test. If the 0phtha.lmic reaction can establish these claims it needs no other recommendation to secure its general acceptance into clinical use.
by Carl A. Batt
is a latex agglutination test used for confirmatory identification to the genus level of C. jejuni, ...
by Julius M. Cruse, Robert E. Lewis
indirect hemagglutination test Refer to passive agglutination test. indirect immunofluorescence The interaction of unlabeled antibody with cells or tissues expressing antigen for which the antibody is specific ...
by Virginia P. Studdert, Clive C. Gay, Douglas C. Blood
test seepassive agglutination test (below). microscopic a. test a testwhichrequires ortypically utilizes microscopic examination to detect the agglutination. passive a.testan agglutination reaction in which a soluble antigen ...
by Thomas Lathrop Stedman
lateral vaginal wall smear latex agglutination for bacterial antigen latex agglutination test latex agglutination-inhibition test latex fixation test latex flocculation test latex screen latex slide agglutination test LATS hormone assay LATS hormone ...
by Pei-Show Juo
Agglutination Test See agglutination reaction. Agglutinin An antibody or substance capable of causing the clumping or agglutination of bacteria, cells, or inanimate particles. Agglutinogen Any cell surface antigen that can induce the production ...
by M. W. Service, R. W. Ashford
Antigens used for these tests usually consist either of whole trypanosomes ( agglutination test, fluorescent antibody staining technique) or soluble extracts of trypanosomes (indirect haemagglutination test, complement fixation test, ...
A mixed agglutination test is used to identify isoantigens in which the aggregates formed by agglutination contain two different kinds of cells having common antigenic determinants. This method can be applied on bloodstained fibers.
The Lupus Encyclopedia (2014)
A Comprehensive Guide for Patients and Families by Donald E. Thomas, Jr.
See Fluorescent Treponemal Antibody Absorption Test and TreponemaPallidum Particle Agglutination Test Treponema Pallidum Particle Agglutination Test ( TPPA).
by David Bedworth, Albert E Bedworth
AGGLUTINATION TEST 1. Clumping test. 2. A pregnancy test in which the presence of the chorionic gonadotropic hormone q.v. is detected in the urine of a pregnant q.v. woman. AGGLUTININ 1.
Orthopaedic Dictionary (1994)
by Stanley Hoppenfeld, Michael S. Zeide
Latex Agglutination Test (lä'teks/ah-gloo"ti-nā' shun/test) (n.) See Latex Fixation Test. Latex Fixation Test (la'teks/fik-så'shun/test) (n.) A serologic study used in the diagnosis of rheumatoid arthritis. Antigen-coated latex particles agglutinate ...
agglutination test N. blood test used to identify unknown antigens. A sample with the unknown antigen is mixed with a known antibody; whether or not agglutination ...
Mosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions - Australian & New Zealand Edition (2009)
by Peter Harris, Sue Nagy, Nicholas Vardaxis
sheep cell agglutination test (SCAT), a test for the presence of the rheumatoid factor in blood serum, using red blood cells of sheep that have been sensitised with rabbit ...
in certain applications CFT, complement fixation test; ELISA, enzyme linked immunosorbent assay; 2ME, 2 mercaptoethanol; MRT, milk ring test; RBT, rose bengal test; SAT, serum agglutination test; SDTH, skin delayed type hypersensitivity.
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