Role of microscopic agglutination test
(MAT) as a diagnostic tool during acute stage of leptospirosis in low and high endemic areas.
Hepatitis B, A, C, HIV, ANA and Brucella agglutination tests
and blood cultures were negative.
The Microscopic Agglutination test
(MAT) was performed to determine the presence of leptospira antibodies in the positive and indeterminate samples of ELISA test.
2% of infertile women using indirect sperm agglutination test
between sera and cervicovaginal secretions of these women where 42.
interrogans: Canicola, Grippothyphosa, Hardjo, Pomona, Icterohaemorrhagiae and Ballum using the microscopic agglutination test
(MAT) in the Leptospira Research Laboratory of veterinary faculty of Tehran University.
Wright agglutination test
results were positive, with a titer of 1/2560.
The standard tube agglutination test
revealed titers of Brucella antibodies in serum of 1:640.
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.
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.
The diagnoses of brucellar spondylitis were established by a positive standard tube agglutination test
([greater than or equal to]1/160) and/or a positive blood culture.
The more widely available latex agglutination test
Latex agglutination test
(LAT)--In LAT, antigens/antibodies are combined to latex as a particle vector which visualizes the reactions between antigens and their specific antibodies through agglutiation.
Buff-colored mucoid colonies characteristic of the genus Cryptococcus grew on culture and were positive on a cryptococcal antigen latex agglutination test
The Echinococcus latex agglutination test
was 1/256 + titers (N: 0/128).
Candigen, like CAND-TEC (Ramco Laboratories, Houston, Tex), a latex agglutination test
, detects an as yet unidentified Candida antigen.