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fluorescent antibody test[flu̇′res·ənt ′an·tē‚bäd·ē ‚test]
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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He tells the programme: "It certainly is a significant minority and it suggests that the use of performance-enhancing drugs is rather more widespread than the FA test
results would indicate.
Both players have 14 days to request personal hearings in what will become a major FA test
As Mick McGuire points out, although the FA test
for drugs, there is no test which shows whether you've got gambling in your blood.
Bosnich failed the random FA test
within the past fortnight and is waiting for the results of a second sample.
The FA test
required him to run on the treadmill as its speed and gradient was increased - an unnatural action which could have contributed to his injury.
It wasn't the greatest preparation for their own fourth-round Cup FA test
against Premiership opponents Charlton in South London.