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Synonyms for neutralization

action intended to keep a country politically neutral or exclude it from a possible war

a chemical reaction in which an acid and a base interact with the formation of a salt

(euphemism) the removal of a threat by killing or destroying it (especially in a covert operation or military operation)

action intended to nullify the effects of some previous action

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The viruses were stored at -80[degrees]C until the neutralization test.
Banked blood samples collected from white-tailed deer, raccoon, and (occasionally) moose (Alces alces) and coyote (Canis latrans) during 2009-2014 were analyzed by plaque-reduction neutralization test for HRTV neutralizing antibodies by using African green monkey kidney (Vero) cell culture.
On the basis of well-validated array and neutralization tests, the study of dromedaries in the United Arab Emirates showed the presence of MERS-CoV or MERS-Cov-like antibodies as early as 2003 (6).
All 23 paired serum samples were tested by using a 90% plaque reduction neutralization test and the XJ11029-3 strain of WNV and the P3 strain of JEV.
Serum neutralization tests were conducted as described (10) by using Vero B4 (MERS-CoV) or PT (BCoV) cells.
Serologic indication of SLEV circulation in Peru was first obtained from hemagglutination-inhibition and neutralization tests of samples collected in 1965 from residents of eastern Peru (5).
1%) horses were positive for antibodies against flaviviruses by ELISA, and all 67 were positive for TBEV by virus-specific neutralization tests (Table, Appendix, wwwnc.
The blot data provided evidence of an infection with DOBV; to confirm the results, we performed serotyping by using focus reduction neutralization tests (Table 2).
Neutralization tests (NTs) in which live NiVs (strain Ma-JMR-01-98) were used were performed at the Institute of Tropical Medicine, Nagasaki University.
Virus neutralization tests of KUW2010/02 (13) that used reference guinea pig immune serum against BTV types 1-24 and antiserum from goats previously infected with BTV-25 showed no reduction in KUW2010/02 infectivity (data not shown), demonstrating that it does not belong to BTV serotypes 1-25.
Neutralizing antibody against JEV was tested by 90% plaque-reduction neutralization tests by using standard methods (7).
Virus neutralization tests were conducted with live NiV and HeV under Biosaftey Level 4 containment in Australia.