passive hemagglutination

n.

Passive agglutination in which red blood cells are used to adsorb soluble antigen onto their surfaces; the red blood cells then agglutinate in the presence of antiserum specific for the adsorbed antigen.indirect hemagglutination test

Nearby words

  1. proofing,
  2. proofread,
  3. proofreader,
  4. prootic,
  5. prop,
  6. prop wash,
  7. prop-,
  8. prop.,
  9. propaedeutic,
  10. propagable


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