fluorescent antibody test

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fluorescent antibody test

[flu̇′res·ənt ′an·tē‚bäd·ē ‚test]
(immunology)
A clinical laboratory test based on the antigen used in the diagnosis of syphilis and lupus erythematosus and for identification of certain bacteria and fungi, including the tubercle bacillus.
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top referees in Scotland had failed a Scottish FA test on the laws of the game.
Available with or without filters for UV, infrared and full spectrum applications, Aries' new optical FA test socket can be used for laser FA microscopy testing using EMMI and LSIM (laser signal injection microscopy) techniques.
Frazer told Mutu that the July test was at Kenyon's request while the club doctor had specifically asked for the FA test that proved Mutu's downfall.
Commendably, the FA test twice as many players as any other British sporting organisation.
In a week when Manchester United's Rio Ferdinand has caused shockwaves in the game for failing to comply with an FA test, Hale still believes he did the right thing by showing Shane Nicholson the door five years ago.
He tells the programme: ``It certainly is a significant minority and it suggests that the use of performance-enhancing drugs is rather more widespread than the FA test results would indicate.
He tells the programme: "It certainly is a significant minority and it suggests that the use of performance-enhancing drugs is rather more widespread than the FA test results would indicate.