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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The creatures flopped first one way and then the other, showing black or white by turns; and now another joined them, appearing on another rock.
they yelled, pointing their thin fingers at the group; and they all flopped around, so they were white, and then all flopped back again, so they were black.
Why, say, when I got to the spot where I picked her up, and stopped the train for her to get off, she just flopped down on her knees, got a hammerlock with her arms around my knees, and cried all over my shoes.
Vahna'd flopped down and begun whimpering, but I told her, 'Get up and make friends with them for me.
The current was more rapid now, the steamer seemed at her last gasp, the stern-wheel flopped languidly, and I caught myself listening on tiptoe for the next beat of the float, for in sober truth I expected the wretched thing to give up every moment.
Tell him the deck flopped up and gouged yer teeth out iv yer jaw," Louis grinned.
top referees in Scotland had failed a Scottish FA test on the laws of the game.
Frazer told Mutu that the July test was at Kenyon's request while the club doctor had specifically asked for the FA test that proved Mutu's downfall.
Commendably, the FA test twice as many players as any other British sporting organisation.
In a week when Manchester United's Rio Ferdinand has caused shockwaves in the game for failing to comply with an FA test, Hale still believes he did the right thing by showing Shane Nicholson the door five years ago.
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.
He said: '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.