Giving a positive result in a test of blood serum, e.g. for the presence of a virus: two of the patients were seropositive for HIV
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- One female and 3 male patients were seropositive for human immunodeficiency virus infection.
- Several tests have been developed or are being investigated for testing seropositive individuals post-seoconversion to detect recent infections.
- It is unclear whether this virus is a cause of pneumonia or merely latently reactivated, because virtually all adults are seropositive for the virus.
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- Individuals with hepatitis A seropositivity were not significantly different from those without such seropositivity with respect to frequency of daily exposure, wounds, use of protective equipment, or smoking status.
- However, in the chronic stage the circulating level of trypomastigotes is too low to be detected and therefore seropositivity is used as evidence of infection.
- The seropositivity for these viral markers was evaluated in 400 haemophilics in a 5-year survey starting from 1995.
Definition of seropositive in:
- The US English dictionary