agglutination test n.
Any of various tests in which blood serum causes agglutination of bacteria or blood cells of a foreign type, used to determine infection and to identify pathogens and blood types.
Having utilized the technic devised by Teague, I have had no difficulty in performing the agglutination test in plague.
Plague Thomas Wright Jackson
an antibody that causes agglutination. Historical Examples Hence it can be stated technically that an agglutinin possesses a haptophore group and an agglutinating group. The Fundamentals of Bacteriology Charles Bradfield Morrey If agglutinin is present and the test is giving a positive reaction, the bacilli will be collected in large clumps. The Elements of Bacteriological […]
an antigen that causes the production of agglutinins. Historical Examples The substance within the introduced cell which acts as a stimulus (antigen) to the body cells is called an agglutinogen. The Fundamentals of Bacteriology Charles Bradfield Morrey noun an antigen that reacts with or stimulates the formation of a specific agglutinin agglutinogen ag·glu·tin·o·gen (āg’lu-tĭn’ə-jən, ə-glōōt’n-) […]
agglutinophilic agglutinophilic ag·glu·ti·no·phil·ic (ə-glōōt’n-ə-fĭl’ĭk) adj. Readily undergoing agglutination.
agglutogen agglutogen ag·glu·to·gen (ə-glōō’tə-jən) n. See agglutinogen.