antiserum

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antiserum

blood serum containing antibodies against a specific antigen, used to treat or provide immunity to a disease

antiserum

[′an·tē‚sir·əm]
(immunology)
The serum component of blood that contains antibodies specific to one or more antigens.
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meningitidis in 13 of the 61 samples, and slide agglutination, using specific antiserum, showed that all 13 isolates from contacts were serogroup W135.
Some CVA6 strains were grown and isolated in suckling mice; these strains were antigenically identified as CVA6 by a neutralization test with specific antiserum against CVA6 (4).
7) described a specific antiserum raised against apoB-48 that was used by Lovegrove et al.

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