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cross-reaction

[′krȯs rē′ak·shən]
(immunology)
Reaction between an antibody and a closely related, but not complementary, antigen.
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DOBV PUUV TULV DOBV SK (a) + [empty set] [empty set] DOBV SLO (a) + [empty set] [empty set] PUUV (a) [empty set] + [empty set] TULV (a) [empty set] [empty set] + HNTV (a) [empty set] [empty set] [empty set] SEOV (a) [empty set] [empty set] [empty set] ANDV (b) [empty set] [empty set] [empty set] SNV (b) [empty set] [empty set] [empty set] HNTV/SEOV ANDV/SNV DOBV SK (a) [empty set] [empty set] DOBV SLO (a) [empty set] [empty set] PUUV (a) [empty set] [empty set] TULV (a) [empty set] [empty set] HNTV (a) + [empty set] SEOV (a) + [empty set] ANDV (b) [empty set] + SNV (b) [empty set] + No cross-reactions were observed to FLU A, (a) FLU B, (c) YFV, (a) TBEV, (a) DNV, (a) RVFV, (a) MBV, (a) EBOV, (a) VEEV, (a) ADV, (a) VAC, (a) B.
The rabbit antibutter clam egg antibody developed in this study initially exhibited cross-reactions to nongonadal tissues such as gill, mantle and adductor muscles.
Cross-reactions of HIV tests by ELISA or WB have been found in systemic lupus erythematosus, pregnancy, hepatitis, malaria, tuberculosis, miscellaneous autoimmune diseases, hematologic malignancies, as well as the amount of viral particles; disease state or some other laboratory conditions seem to play a role for producing such false-positivity.
First, an artifact produced a cross-reaction to mouse antisera.
SFGR/TGR cross-reactions and apparent co-infections could also impair clinical differentiation of specific rickettsioses.
This program determined that a key issue facing WNV diagnostics was false positives due to cross-reaction of antibodies to closely related flaviviruses.
Combined with optimized sample-processing procedures, the system they developed detected target agents in juices and roast beef specifically without encountering cross-reaction from other foodborne microorganisms.
discuss the perioperative collapse of patients who were sensitized to latex and the cross-reaction with certain anesthetic agents [3].
After three weeks of tests, he discovered she was allergic to birch pollen in a cross-reaction with apple.
However, other researchers subsequently conducted experiments that ruled out such a cross-reaction scenario (SN: 2/1/92, p.
This new test shows cross-reaction with other closely related viruses such as those that cause West Nile disease.
These findings demonstrate that some, but not all, immunoassay reagents used for the detection of THC metabolite are susceptible to cross-reaction errors resulting from the presence of EFV (metabolite) in human urine.