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cross-reaction

[′krȯs rē′ak·shən]
(immunology)
Reaction between an antibody and a closely related, but not complementary, antigen.
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The strengths of our study include rRT-PCR-confirmed infections, waiving the need to define serologic assays prone to cross-reactivity as standards, sampling during Zika virus and CHIKV outbreaks (1,2), sequential sampling of patients up to 90 dpo, use of multiple antigens and immunoglobulin classes, and the combination of molecular and serologic testing methods.
Indeed, cross reactivity with proBNP and BNP metabolites were [less than or equal to]0.1%, with the exception of BNP2-32, which had 57% cross-reactivity. As BNP2-32 was not detected in the circulation in at least 2 studies (13, 14) it likely circulates at very low concentrations if at all, and therefore would have minimal effect on our BNP1-32 assay result.
IgG4 sub-class antibody has been shown to reduce the cross-reactivity of EgAgB8/ 2 in human patients (15, 16) but no such study has been carried out in goats.
It is possible that other food proteins play a role in pancreatic cell cross-reactivity leading to islet cell destruction.
reported reactivity of polyclonal PAX8 antibody (pPAX8) in nonneoplastic B cells and mature B-cell neoplasms, but not with monoclonal PAX8 (mPAX8) antibody within these tissues, and proposed cross-reactivity of the polyclonal commercially available PAX8 antibody with B-cell marker PAX5 [5].
Enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) evaluations have also shown immunological cross-reactivity to play a role in Hashimoto's thyroiditis [5].
These findings are supportive of those described by De Brito and colleagues, (4) who described the cross-reactivity of the spirochetes of intestinal spirochetosis with both anti-T pallidum and antiLeptospira interrogans antibodies.
(1994) revealed a considerable cross-reactivity between cricket and grasshopper allergens.
It offers fundamental advantages by delivering diverse panels of therapeutically relevant antibodies that meet the most aggressive standards for affinity, epitope coverage, species cross-reactivity and developability.
The article addressed urine drug screening, particularly cross-reactivity of the different drugs.
There also was some cross-reactivity with raw poultry meat.