complement fixation test

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a blood test in which a sample of serum is exposed to a particular antigen and complement in order to determine whether or not antibodies to that particular antigen are present

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Serum samples from this dromedary tested positive for glanders with both the OIE-acknowledged complement fixation test (titer 10+++) and with the Central Veterinary Research Laboratory-developed in-house competitive ELISA (7) with an inhibition of 57%.
The virus was identified by using the complement fixation test (CF), performed according to a described technique (10).
Complement fixation tests against ZIKV and YFV antigens confirmed these interpretations.
The virus was quickly recognized as an influenza A virus by complement fixation tests.
A few cases were diagnosed on the basis of symptoms exhibited by animals infected with isolated rickettsiae and complement fixation tests, in addition to results of the Weil-Felix tests.
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