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Related to fluorescent antibody technique: Direct Immunofluorescence, indirect fluorescent antibody
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(immunology) a technique that uses antibodies linked to a fluorescent dye in order to study antigens in a sample of tissue

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As a diagnostic method for myocardial infarction, malignancies (cancer), and other pathologic conditions, the fluorescent antibody technique is used to detect disease-associated biomarkers (proteins) in the blood by means of the light generated with the use of a labeled antibody (an antibody coupled with a chemical substance known as a fluorescent marker).
Fluorescent antibody techniques applied to the identification of dengue virus in infected tissue.
Serology and direct fluorescent antibody techniques are available but are not recommended by the CDC.
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