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Agglutination test

agglutination test

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.
Historical Examples

Having utilized the technic devised by Teague, I have had no difficulty in performing the agglutination test in plague.
Plague Thomas Wright Jackson


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  • Agglutinogen

    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-) […]

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    agglutinophilic agglutinophilic ag·glu·ti·no·phil·ic (ə-glōōt’n-ə-fĭl’ĭk) adj. Readily undergoing agglutination.

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    agglutogen agglutogen ag·glu·to·gen (ə-glōō’tə-jən) n. See agglutinogen.

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