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complement fixation test

Saltos de línea: com|ple|ment fix|ation test

Definición de complement fixation test en inglés:

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Medicine
A test for infection with a microorganism which involves measuring the amount of complement available in serum to bind with an antibody-antigen complex.
Example sentences
  • Influenza A and B antibodies were measured using the complement fixation test.
  • Using a complement fixation test with an antigen derived from a freshly cultured strain of unencapsulated H influenzae, an investigation of 74 patients with chronic bronchitis showed no change in antibody levels during exacerbations.
  • Other methods like immunoelectroosmophoresis and modified complement fixation test were developed, but they lacked sensitivity.

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