cross-reacting antigen


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cross-reacting antigen

[′krȯs rē‚ak·tiŋ ′ant·i·jən]
(immunology)
Antigen that reacts with an antibody whose production was induced by a different antigen.
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Western blot analysis showed that the major 53 kDa cross-reacting antigen eluted between fractions 13 and 31 and showed a peak around fraction 28 (Figure 6).
A predominant 64 kDa glycosylated cross-reacting antigen, p64, was previously purified from the TEVA1 T.
The implication of the high rate of the non-typhoidal Salmonella infection is increase in the rate of false positive Widal test results, due to the presence of cross-reacting antigens (42,43).