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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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Kim, "Comparison of an automated rapid plasma reagin (RPR) test with the conventional RPR card test in syphilis testing," BMJ Open, vol.
Abbreviations: CIA, chemiluminescence immunoassay; EIA, enzyme immunoassay; FTA-Abs, fluorescent treponemal antibody absorption test; RPR, rapid plasma reagin assay; TP-PA, Treponema pallidum particle agglutination assay.
Abbreviations AIDS: Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome HIV: Human immunodeficiency virus CD4: Cluster of differentiation 4 RPR: Rapid plasma reagin IVI: Intravenous.
Hastaligin okuler bulgularinin herhangi bir evrede gorulebilmesi hatta kimi olgularda ilk bulgu olarak gorulmesi ve bir cok farkli hastaliga benzer klinik tablo olusturmasi nedeniyle sifilizi dusundurecek diger bulgular olmasa dahi okuler inflamatuvar olgularda VDRL ve rapid plasma reagin gibi tarama testlerinden faydalanarak, bunlarin pozitif olmasi halinde ise floresan treponemal antikor absorbsiyon testi ve TPHA testleri ile taniyi dogrulayarak hastaligin evresine gore uygun tedavinin baslanmasi saglanabilir.
First, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends a traditional screening algorithm starting with a nontreponemal assay (e.g., the Rapid Plasma Reagin [RPR] or Venereal Disease Research Laboratory [VDRL] test) to identify persons with possible untreated infection; this screening is followed by a confirmative treponemal assay (e.g., Treponema pallidum hemagglutination [TPHA], Treponema pallidum particle agglutination [TPPA], or the fluorescent treponemal antibody-absorption [FTA-ABS] test).
KEY WORD: Congenital syphilis Pregnancy Rapid Plasma Reagin Syphilis IgG.
Years after the publication of its seventh and final volume in 2007 and the completion of the film series in 2011, the Harry Potter series is still studied and cited by professionals in fields ranging from science and economics to law and theology (for recent examples see Gierzynski and Eddy; Reagin; Bassham).
The maternal characteristics included maternal age, parity, rapid plasma reagin (RPR) and HIV status.
He tested positive for HIV and syphilis (rapid plasma reagin (RPR) titre of 1:8).
His serum vitamin Bt3 level, folate level, rapid plasma reagin, magnesium level, and thiamine level are within normal limits; CT scan of the brain is unremarkable.
Boyd-Zaharias, 1999; Deutsch, 2003; Johnson, 2002; Reynolds, Reagin & Reinshuttle, 2001).