complement fixation

(redirected from complement fixation test)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Financial, Acronyms, Wikipedia.

complement fixation

[′käm·plə·mənt ‚fik′sā·shən]
(immunology)
The binding of complement to an antigen-antibody complex so that the complement is unavailable for subsequent reaction.
References in periodicals archive ?
Other diagnostic techniques which can be used for the diagnosis of theileriosis are Complement Fixation Test (CFT), Reverse Line Blotting (RLB) system, Hybridization techniques, Serological test, IFAT (Immunoflourescent Antibody Technique), Latex Agglutination Test, Enzyme Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA) and Loop Mediated Isothermal Amplification (LAMP).
Of these samples, 45 horses with clinical signs consistent with glanders were positive by complement fixation test and were euthanized along with 4 donkeys that also had positive test results.
titer [greater than or equal to]1:64) on a complement fixation test for chlamydiae or a high titer (i.

Full browser ?