agglutination


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Synonyms for agglutination

a clumping of bacteria or red cells when held together by antibodies (agglutinins)

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the coalescing of small particles that are suspended in solution

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The antibody screen test involves incubating the patient's plasma with commercially available RBCs, in the presence of low-ionic strength solutions (LISS) or polyethylene glycol (PEG), which are used to optimize agglutination reactions.
Repeat Brucella agglutination titer at three months fell to 1:160 and turned negative after nine months.
After incubation, the tubes were centrifuged briefly and observed for agglutination or hemolysis.
5%) positive cases in cattle and buffalo using Rose Bengal plate test and serum agglutination test by Faqir (1991), who also reported the presence of brucellosis in cattle and buffalo in the same area after screening 680 animals and (8.
For cell grouping (Table 1), one drop of 5% three times washed cell suspension was mixed with one drop of appropriate anti-sera, mixed well and read for agglutination after 30 minutes keeping the tubes at 37 degrees centigrade in incubator.
Agglutination (100%) was scored as 4+, 75% agglutination as 3+, 50% agglutination as 2+, and 25% agglutination as 1+.
Patients with AIHA and warm RBC autoantibodies do not have the spontaneous agglutination of RBCs but can still have significant hemolysis as the RBCs coated with autoantibodies are removed by the reticuloendothelial system, which also presents with signs and symptoms of anemia and hemolysis.
Microscopic agglutination test (MAT) is the gold standard for diagnosis of leptospira infection in dogs (Chappel et al.
The agglutination is a clumping reaction between specific antibodies and a particulate antigen, such as erythrocytes or bacterial cells suspension, and it is usually applied in the study of adaptive immune responses to evaluate the antibody production (Plumb and Areechon, 1990; Chen and Light, 1994; Yildirim et al.
In the blood bank, the result is expressed as the inverse of the highest serum dilution which causes macroscopically visible agglutination.
Serological diagnosis is usually performed using a tube agglutination test (TAT), a rapid slide agglutination test, and a gel immunodiffusion test [2-4].
All cows in milk production on these farms were serologically tested, first by using slow agglutination test with the addition of EDTA to the antigen, and then, if results were positive, by a commercial ELISA.
ABSTRACTObjectives: To determine the etiological agents by Latex Particle Agglutination (LPA) and Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) in patients admitted with Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) culture negative bacterial meningitis.