enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay


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enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay

[¦en·zīm ¦liŋkt ‚im·yə·nə¦sȯr·bənt ′a‚sā]
(medicine)
A laboratory technique in which a monoclonal antibody conjugated to an enzyme is used to rapidly detect and quantify the presence of an antigen in a sample. Abbreviated ELISA.
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