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seropositive

(of a person whose blood has been tested for a specific disease, such as AIDS) showing a serological reaction indicating the presence of the disease

seropositive

[¦si·rō′päz·əd·iv]
(pathology)
Having a positive serologic test for some condition.
Specifically, having a positive serologic test for syphilis.
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Measured by using the Fisher exact test, seropositivity did not differ significantly based on sampling location, and JCV exposure did not differ by sex: 87.
Uni- and multi-variate logistic regressions were used to identify factors associated with seropositivity of syphilis.
The IgG seropositivity to herpes group viruses according to participant characteristics is presented in Tables 2 and 3.
Significance of age group in seropositivity of blood donors were then analysed.
Table 4 shows the distribution of HIV-positive patients based on seropositivity, anti-retroviral therapy treatment, and co opportunistic infections (OIs).
When the risk of mules and ponies to be seropositive was compared relative to horses, the risk of seropositivity to Leishmania spp.
It is also worth emphasizing that "autonomic dysfunction" is a clinical feature strongly correlated to seropositivity (1).
Statistical analysis revealed significant differences between age groups and educational levels in terms of the incidence of seropositivity, whereas location, gender, occupational group and income level had no effect (p<0.
Conclusions: EBV seropositivity rates were very high and about 91% of the cases become seropositive for EBV by 15 years of age.
Among the 1,236 infants remaining in the study at follow-up, 77%-96% of them across the study groups attained seropositivity defined as IgA greater than or equal to 20 U/mL against at least one vaccine antigen 1 month after the last vaccine dose.