heterophile antibody test


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heterophile antibody test

[′hed·ə·rə‚fīl ′an·ti‚bäd·ē ‚test]
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The sharing of antigens between rickettsia and proteus is the basis of this heterophile antibody test.
To avoid this, serum specimens should be mixed with staphylococcal protein A to adsorb the rheumatoid factor--an unnecessary complication with the existence of the heterophile antibody test.
3-5] Second, the heterophile antibody test used in this study had a sensitivity of only 78% for IM.
EBV primary infection is traditionally detected through a positive heterophile antibody test.