complement fixation test

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n complement fixation test a blood test in which a sample of serum is exposed to a particular antigen and complement in order to determine whether or not antibodies to that particular antigen are present; used as a diagnostic test
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Usage

In literature:

The Committee made inquiries from competent witnesses as to the present position of the complement fixation test in gonorrhoea.
"Venereal Diseases in New Zealand (1922)" by Committee Of The Board Of Health
Also the complement-fixation tests must be negative.
"Woman" by William J. Robinson
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