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the branch of medical science that deals with serums

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sup][6] We found that many patients had clinical indications where a Q fever serological test was recommended but failed to receive one.
Hence, the serological tests have evolved in the recent past like the Tubex and Typhidot test which identify the antibodies against typhoid fever and help in evaluation of children with typhoid aiding an earlier diagnosis.
In the case of serological tests, there are a number of different methodologies available for diagnosis including Rose Bengal Test (RBT), Serum Agglutination Test (SAT), Standard Tube Agglutination Test (STAT), Milk Ring Test (MRT) and Enzyme-linked immunosorbent Assay (ELISA) (Godfroid et al.
Serological tests and biopsies were carried out while patients were still on a gluten-containing diet.
Those with history of travel to endemic areas were significantly more likely to receive a diagnosis by positive culture or polymerase chain reaction (PCR) testing, compared with those without a history of travel to endemic areas, who were more likely to receive a diagnosis by serological tests.
Currently, the diagnosis of HBV infection is routinely performed with serological tests and quantitative real-time PCR (qPCR) (10, 11).
Sensitivity and specificity of the serological tests vary according to the nature of antigen and the selected method.
It is defined as an inflammatory arthritis associated with psoriasis of the skin and/or nails with usually a negative serological test for rheumatoid factor and the absence of rheumatoid nodules.
Serological test like the rose Bengal test (RBT), slow agglutination test (SAT), mercaptoethanol test, enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) and complement fixation test (Islam et al.
Research is undergoing both to improve Toxoplasma serological tests, which play the main role in laboratory diagnosis of the infection, and develop an effective vaccine to prevent the infection.
Serological test RPR was reactive at 1: 512 with positive for Syphilis IgG but negative for Syphilis IgM.
The serological test for TB is still being used in the private sector, even though they are known to be inaccurate, inconsistent and with no clinical value for TB diagnosis.
Infections and antibody titers have been documented in turkeys with improved isolation procedures and serological test (Quist et al.
The wide distribution and high prevalence of brucellosis in sheep and goats at private farms might be due to frequent introduction of new high yielding animals into the farms without proper serological test.
The indirect haemagglutination (IHA) serological test was positive for hydatid disease.