agglutination

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Synonyms for agglutination

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

the building of words from component morphemes that retain their form and meaning in the process of combining

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the coalescing of small particles that are suspended in solution

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Leishmaniasis Direct Agglutination Test: Using Pictorials as Training Materials to Reduce Inter- Reader Variability and Improve Accuracy.
2% (2087 of 3588) of participants responded that they routinely performed an antiglobulin test for the weak D phenotype on patients who tested negative by direct agglutination with anti-D reagents.
13 tested 65 serum samples from urban and peri-urban residents aged between 15 days and 65 years by modified direct agglutination test in Nazareth Town, Ethiopia.
It was not possible to predict the class of antibodies by using direct agglutination tests.
Passive agglutination involves artificially putting an antigen onto a carrier, whereas active or direct agglutination is performed when the antigen is a normal component of the carrier.
Recently, quest for a simple diagnostic test for VL has led to the development of several novel tests, such as direct agglutination test (DAT), rK39 dipstick assay, and latex agglutination test (KAtex) of urine.
Brucella-specific agglutination tests involve direct agglutination of bacterial antigens by specific antibodies.
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.
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