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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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Simple rapid latex agglutination test for serotyping of pneumococci (Pneumotest-Latex).
Nested PCR was performed for serotyping analysis of PCR product obtained from RT-PCR using serotype-specific primers.
ADHPHL completed serotyping and PFGE on at least one specimen per person by picking a single colony per stool culture plate.
cholerae O1 isolates were sent to the National Institute of Cholera and Enteric Diseases (NICED) in Kolkata for serotyping and phage typing.
Cases are also identified through receipt of serotyping results from the National Reference Laboratory in the absence of a case notification.
Preliminary serotyping (to detect pools) was performed by the latex agglutination test (as per manufacturer's instruction).
Experience with an enzyme immunoassay for serotyping human group A rotaviruses.
On December 18, 1998, the CDC received the results from serotyping which confirmed, serotype 4b.
All 365 samples were analyzed for detection and serotyping of dengue viral RNA.
Enterovirus serotyping is performed by sequencing the genome region encoding the VP1 capsid protein by immunofluorescence using type-specific monoclonal antibodies, or by neutralization with type-specific polyclonal antisera.