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any substance (as a toxin or enzyme) that stimulates an immune response in the body (especially the production of antibodies)

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However, despite of these advantages, Indian ink staining has a limited sensitivity; therefore, the cultivation and capsular antigen detection by ELISA are useful options to improve the diagnostic capacity, particularly in cases where fungal charges are low.
Gram-negative bacteria were observed on Gram stain, while capsular antigen detection was negative.
anthracis are edema toxin, lethal toxin, and a capsular antigen that works against immune system cells.