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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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7) Arthritis 7 (17) 3 (20) Table 2 - The distribution of standard tube agglutination test (STA) titers of Brucellosis index cases and seropositive family members.
Brucellosis, Prevalence, Standard Plate Agglutination test, Serum tube agglutination test.
Serological diagnosis is usually performed using a tube agglutination test (TAT), a rapid slide agglutination test, and a gel immunodiffusion test [2-4].
The standard tube agglutination test revealed titers of Brucella antibodies in serum of 1:640.
The reference method is the standard tube agglutination test (SAT), of which BMAT is a modified format (4).
Several different serological techniques have been proposed: complement-fixation test [4], fluorescent antibody [18,26], capillary tube agglutination test [28], rapid card agglutination test [2], indirect fluorescent antibody test [10,17] and enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) [11,25,30,32,33].