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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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Molecular detection and serotypic characterization of dengue viruses by single tube multiplex RT-PCR.
Serotypic and genotypic characterization of human rotavirus serotype 10 rotaviruses from asymptomatic neonates.
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).
Molecular detection and serotypic characterization of dengue viruses by single-tube multiplex reverse transcriptase-polymerase chain reaction.
Before delving into the serotypic specificity of rotavirus, we should consider some basic properties of this virus.
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.
Despite reports that particular serotypes or emm types are more commonly associated than others with particular disease manifestations, serotypic designation does not always reflect the pathogenic potential of a given strain.