ELISA

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Synonyms for ELISA

an assay that relies on an enzymatic conversion reaction and is used to detect the presence of specific substances (such as enzymes or viruses or antibodies or bacteria)

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The IDEXX HerdChek(R) BSE Antigen Test Kit utilizes the same Seprion technology as the previously approved IDEXX HerdChek(R) Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) Antigen Test Kit.
The results showed that while the p24 antigen test has a specificity of 100% (there were no false positives), it only has a sensitivity of 88.
They also contend that better identification techniques, such as DNA genotyping(3) and human leukocyte antigen tests,(4) exist.
Comparison of polyurethane foam to nylon flocked swabs for collection of secretions from the anterior naves in performance of a rapid influenza virus antigen test in a pediatric emergency department.
According to the report in the Journal of the American Medical Association, outcomes for conservatively managed cancers diagnosed from 1992 to 2002--the so-called PSA era, for the prostate-specific antigen test used to test for the disease--are better than those for cancers diagnosed in the 1970s and 1980s.
The alternative would be a p24 antigen test in the case of indeterminate results.
In those patients, he would order a urinary antigen test for Legionella.
These antigen test results were available within 24 hr of their collection and were positive in 60% of ill workers.
The test for these proteins is called the p24 antigen test.
About 1-1/2 years ago, Nilsen's doctor prescribed a prostate specific antigen test, a blood test that can detect whether the prostate is irritated or damaged.
Contract award: human leukocyte antigen test service.
pneumophila and the urinary antigen test for Legionella spp.
With respect to a rapid antigen test for influenza, when prevalence is high, a negative test will be a false-negative of the time.
His life was thrown into turmoil when a routine blood test called PSA - prostate specific antigen test - revealed all was not well.
If this does not confirm the result of the first test, it will be followed with a P24 antigen test to retest the antigen component.