A method for diagnosing various mycoses based on the fact that the blood serum in diseases caused by fungi contains specific agglutinins that cause clumping of the spores of these organisms.

Nearby words

  1. sporicide,
  2. sporidium,
  3. sporiferous,
  4. spork,
  5. sporo-,
  6. sporoblast,
  7. sporocarp,
  8. sporocyst,
  9. sporocystic,
  10. sporocyte

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