reaction

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an action elicited by a stimulus

the way in which a machine or other thing performs or functions

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an idea evoked by some experience

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(mechanics) the equal and opposite force that is produced when any force is applied to a body

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a response that reveals a person's feelings or attitude

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extreme conservatism in political or social matters

doing something in opposition to another way of doing it that you don't like

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High proportion of false positive reactions among donors with anti-HCV antibodies in a low prevalence area.
Control latex, also dried onto the reaction slide, rules out false positive reactions due to non-specific reactions, whilst positive and negative controls (inactivated strains dried onto disposable mixing strips) ensure the correct working of the test.
A 1998 conference on laboratory diagnosis of Lyme disease convened by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), Centers for Disease Control (CDC), and Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) recommended that "only bacterial antigens derived from OspA-deficient mutant of Borrelia burgdorferi be used in all diagnostic assays to circumvent false positive reactions likely to result from the use of OspA Lyme vaccines.