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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00 G * A fluorescent antibody test was conducted as described by Dean et al.
section][section]) Indirect fluorescent antibody test (serum or CSF dilutions); immunoglobulin G/immunoglobulin M.
Despite the lack of isolated virus, the pan-lyssavirus sensitivity and specificity of the fluorescent antibody test (the test prescribed by the World Organisation for Animal Health as the standard for rabies testing) and direct rapid immunohistochemistry test support the assertion that a novel lyssavirus exists in the region.
Rapid influenza tests, respiratory fluorescent antibody tests, and viral cultures may not provide a diagnosis.
No rabies virus--specific antibodies were detected in the serum and CSF samples by the indirect fluorescent antibody test.
An indirect fluorescent antibody test (IFAT) detected immunoglobulin (Ig) G antibodies against the new corresponding elephant virus isolate (termed CPXV GuWi) with a titer of 1,260.
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