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the branch of medical science that deals with serums

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Chronic Q fever has nonspecific manifestations, and diagnosis often occurs after serological testing and nonspecific cardiac findings.
Five staff members had borderline or low-level positive IgG or IgM levels detected on serological testing at baseline.
Despite the advent of sensitive and specific serological testing, routine screening for CD in diabetic populations may not be universal practice.
Fortunately, the identification of anti-endomysium immunoglobulin A (EMA-IgA) and anti-tissue transglutaminase immunoglobulin A (tTG-IgA) as markers for celiac disease has provided serological testing of high sensitivity (greater than 90%) and specificity (greater than 95%) for initial screening of children and youth.
During the study period, 1183 prenatal consultations were recorde (d,c) which represented a serological testing coverage of 58.
In addition to the basic offerings of a veterinary facility, such as vaccinations, dentistry and a pet saloon, CVC also offers Avian DNA Sexing Test and rabies serological testing by sending samples abroad.
52% of RA patients who initially tested negative for RF and CCP were positive for at least one of the 14 novel autoantibodies, leading to a 19% rise in sensitivity compared with current serological testing.
8) The National Institute of Clinical Excellence (NICE) has also recently recommended the use of serological testing for these antibodies as a first-line test for patients with suspected CD.
Surveillance for low pathogenicity avian influenza virus (LPAIV) infections has primarily relied on labor-intensive collection and serological testing of serum, but for many poultry diseases, easier-to-collect yolk samples have replaced serum for surveillance testing.
Although numerous additional diseases have been associated with celiac disease, the evidence supporting these links is relatively weak, leading to the recommendation to "consider serological testing.
Thus, they stated that it might be possible to target HMGB1 to prevent or treat mesothelioma and identify asbestos-exposed cohorts by simple HMGB1 serological testing.
Our data suggest that, in endemic areas, if appropriate serological testing is not done, patients who develop acute viral hepatitis while on anti-TB treatment may be misdiagnosed and labelled as DIH instead.
Significance of serological testing for ehrlichial diseases in dogs with special emphasis on the diagnosis of canine monocytic ehrlichiosis caused by Ehrlichia canis.
Serological testing for human granulocytic ehrlichiosis at a national referral center.
AcroMetrix maintains this leadership role by consistently developing innovative standards, external run controls, and validation kits for molecular and serological testing in blood screening and clinical diagnostic laboratories.