precipitin test


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precipitin test

[prə′sip·ə·tən ‚test]
(immunology)
An immunologic test in which a specific reaction between antigen and antibody results in a visible precipitate.
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A study of a natural population of Conomelus anceps (Germar) (Homoptera: Delfacidae) including observations on predation using the precipitin test.
Since the introduction at the turn of the century of the precipitin test for the medico-legal identification of bloodstains, several new techniques have been introduced and critically reviewed (Culliford, 1964; Gaensslen, 1983).
However, we have been unable, using the precipitin test of Pickavance (1970), to identify the presence of C.