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reagin

[rē′ā·jən]
(immunology)
The class of immunoglobulin that mediates allergic reactions such as asthma and urticaria. Also known as IgE; reaginic antibody.
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4 Total 1905 100 Abbreviations: CLIA, Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments; CMIA, chemiluminescent microplate immunoassay;EIA, enzyme immunoassay; FTA-ABS, fluorescent treponemal antibody absorption test;TP-LIA, Treponema pallidum line immunoassay;MHA-TP, micro-hemagglutination assay for Treponema pallidum antibodies;PK-TP, Olympus automated hemagglutination test;RPR, rapid plasma reagin assay; TP-PA, Treponema pallidum particle agglutination assay; VDRL, venereal disease research laboratory test;USR, unheated serum reagin test.
As the world's allergists embraced the creed and catechism of reagin (IgE), groups of members found (as did Coca) that it did not encompass their clinical experience.
Abbreviations: RPR = rapid plasma reagin, TPHA = Treponema pallidum hemagglutination, CIA = chemiluminescence immunoassay, FTA-ABS = fluorescent treponemal antibody-absorption, EIA = enzyme immunoassay, LIA = line immunoassay; ID = indeterminate.
However the rapid plasma reagin (RPR) was reactive at 1:16 titration.
Reagin, while at United Medical Center, Washington, DC; and Dr.
3) In another study, 40% of 206 leprosy patients had reactive results for the VDRL or rapid plasma reagin (RPR) tests, both non-treponemal serological tests for syphilis.
the rapid plasma reagin (RPR) test, are unreliable in detecting the disease in psychiatric patients.
Methods: We administered a structured questionnaire and obtained a blood sample for syphilis serology (rapid plasma reagin test with Treponema pallidum hemagglutination assay confirmation) from all women giving informed consent over six weeks in 2007.
These tests, also referred to as phospholipid antibody tests, use various techniques, such as flocculation tests or enzyme-linked immunosorbent assays (ELISA), in order to detect antibodies that target reagin, which is a complex of cardiolipin, lecithin, and cholesterol.
Antenatal blood test results showed that the mother was Rhesus positive, the rapid plasma reagin (RPR) for syphilis was negative, and she was HIV-positive (she was receiving treatment).
El 23/04/09, la orina fue normal; el 29/04/09, la prueba reagin protein reactive fue negativa, aglutinaciones a brucella no reactivas, antigeno de hepatitis de superficie (HBsAg) no reactivo, virus de la inmunodeficiencia humana (VIH, metodo Elisa) no reactivo (05/05/09), prueba de Coombs directa negativa.
This definition of domesticity and its association with Germanness, Nancy Reagin argues, arose in the imperial era as an invented tradition and an internalized norm.