[ seer-oh-neg-uh-tiv ]
/ ˌsɪər oʊˈnɛg ə tɪv /
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showing no significant level of serum antibodies, or other immunologic marker in the serum, that would indicate previous exposure to the infectious agent being tested.
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British Dictionary definitions for seronegative
/ (ˌsɪərəʊˈnɛɡətɪv) /
(of a person whose blood has been tested for a specific disease, such as AIDS) showing no serological reaction indicating the presence of the disease
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Medical definitions for seronegative
[ sîr′ō-nĕg′ə-tĭv ]
Having a negative reaction to a serological test for a disease, especially to a test for syphilis or AIDS.
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