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serotype

[′sir·ə‚tīp]
(microbiology)
A serological type of intimately related microorganisms, distinguished on the basis of antigenic composition.
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Serotypic characterization identified 35 patients being positive for Den-2, 27 for Den-3, 10 for Den-4, and 8 patients positive for Den-1.
Role of capsule in serotypic differences and complement fixation by Lactococcus garvieae.
However, there is no serotypic discrimination between strains because the ability of human serum to neutralize diverse MERS-CoV strains, including the EMC/2012 strain, does not differ (14).
Molecular detection and serotypic characterization of dengue viruses by single-tube multiplex reverse transcriptase-polymerase chain reaction.
Our findings support that of a previous study that showed that geographic areas with ASFV of high genotypic and serotypic diversity are located in countries where multiple mechanisms of ASF transmission (mixed sylvatic and domestic cycle) are established (11).
Studies of dengue virus serotype circulation in Brazil have found dominance of a single serotype during any given year, and different genotypes within the serotypic groups have caused large, severe outbreaks because of reduced population immunity (5,27-29).
The classic method for HEV serotypic identification requires virus isolation in susceptible cell cultures, followed by virus neutralization tests.
Serotypic differentiation of rotaviruses in field samples from diarrheic pigs by using nucleic acid probes specific for porcine VP4 and human and porcine VP7 genes.