ELISA

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Related to Antibody test: heterophile antibody test, ELISA test, Antigen test
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Synonyms for ELISA

an assay that relies on an enzymatic conversion reaction and is used to detect the presence of specific substances (such as enzymes or viruses or antibodies or bacteria)

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If her type-specific antibody test is positive, she's had herpes in the past and I don't worry about her too much.
1) Of 109,788 persons tested, 622 were found to be HIV infected; of these, 21 were negative on the regular antibody test but found to be infected by directly testing for the virus.
The adrenal antibody test was, by far, the most efficient way to screen," said Dr.
It is correct, that for the purposes of the algorithm, we have assumed that all persons with a positive heterophile antibody test had infectious mononucleosis and did not need to be routinely evaluated further virologically.
He adds that antibody tests alone never prove anything.
The majority of these cases were diagnosed and reported before the first HIV antibody test was licensed in 1985.
Cross-reactions are possible, and a number of factors can, on occasion, produce false-positive HIV antibody test results.
The initial findings of an ongoing study indicate that the radiolabeled antigranulocyte antibody test is as accurate as the more difficult to perform in vitro labeled white blood cell study and is superior to bone scanning.
The same disease conditions are not defined as AIDS when the antibody test is negative.
The antibody test found osteocalcin in the bones of hadrosaurs, a ceratopsian, and a sauropod dinosaur.
NASDAQ:OSUR), the leader in oral fluid diagnostics, announced that its OraQuick ADVANCE([R]) Rapid HIV 1/2 Antibody Test will be the centerpiece of a planned initiative in the City of Philadelphia to provide oral fluid rapid HIV 1/2 testing to populations that are traditionally underserved and in many instances unable to access routine medical care.
MedMira") (TSX Venture: MIR) announced today that it has successfully completed the clinical requirements set forth by the United States Food and Drug Administration ("FDA") for a new version of the Reveal(TM) Rapid HIV-1 Antibody Test.
During the period before the antibodies are produced, a person can be infected with HIV and can infect others, but still test negative on the HIV antibody test.
At some point during the 18-month period, nine of the 15 infants tested positive for HIV, either with an antibody test or with a method called polymerase chain reaction, which detects the virus itself.
The microimmunofluorescent antibody test, using a panel antigen of C.