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- adj. Able to react immunologically with material from another species
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If I am a heterophile, someone who loves and respects the complementarity of creation, I cannot, at the same time, be its antithesis - a homophile who loves the reduction of everything to the same and equivalence.
And if homophiles claim to be a genetically and immutably formed species why cannot I equally claim to be a genetically formed heterophile and therefore incapable of being a homophile?
Falsely elevated serum hCG level caused by heterophile antibody interference in the hCG immunoassay.
The patient's postchemotherapy serum samples were reanalyzed using a heterophile antibody blocking agent, the results of which showed no detectable hCG.
Historically, the association of virus with neurological disease was suggested by a positive serum heterophile antibody titer, and later by the presence of EBV DNA, antibody or both in CSF. [