agglutination


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  • noun

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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Because serogroup Y is seen infrequently as a cause of disease in Burkina Faso, all specimens positive for serogroup Y/serogroup W by latex agglutination and not tested by PCR or culture were assumed to be serogroup W.
Most areas of red cell serology, such as antibody screening and cross-matching, have readily adopted column agglutination technology (CAT) because of its technical simplicity (6) and increased sensitivity (7).
The diagnosis is established by detection of a titer of 1 /160 and over in a standard agglutination test or a four-fold increase in the titer of a patient for whom brucellosis is considered likely but who has a standard agglutination test result of under 1 /160.
2% of infertile women using indirect sperm agglutination test between sera and cervicovaginal secretions of these women where 42.
The microscopic agglutination test (MAT) is considered the standard serologic test that is specific and provides useful epidemiologic data in the form of presumptive serogroups (3).
At the end of the third week, the report of Brucella agglutination test was received showing 1: 1280 titers, Elisa Igm positive and IgG negative.
The serum was therefore, subjected to standard tube agglutination test (SAT--suspension of pure smooth culture of Brucella abortus strain 99 in phenol saline, IVRI, Izatnagar) to know the titre of brucella agglutinins.
Blood smear examination showed marked RBC agglutination, few spherocytes, neutropenia with an absolute neutrophil count (ANC) of 50/[micro]L, and Wuchereria bancrofti microfilariae (Figure 1a).
The agglutination of hot sealing jaws with foil leftovers causes a high maintenance effort associated with machine downtime.
These methods are called latex agglutination tests (LATs).
Vulvovaginal aphthae, pseudowarts, and infantile labial agglutination are nearly unique to girls, she said.
The AUW Biomedical Research Laboratory (ABRL), as the WHO and Federal Ministry of Health focal institution, has produced two batches of Direct Agglutination Test (DAT) Antigen used for diagnosis of Kala-azar in Sudan.
Coagulase (RPF media) or latex agglutination tests are used for confirmation.
2 STRAWBERRIES These summer fruits can help trigger ovulation and may also help to prevent the condition known as agglutination, when the sperm becomes stuck together and are unable to reach the egg.