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immunodiffusion

Definitions

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  • n. a technique used to detect the reaction between an antigen and an antibody by observing the behavior of a combination of such species as they diffuse through a gel

Etymologies

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immuno- +‎ diffusion

Examples

  • The immunodiffusion test for detecting the virus was widely used to prevent the use of blood donations from carriers of HBV.

    Baruch S. Blumberg - Autobiography

  • This approach could be particularly clinically useful in patients with impaired antibody production, such as individuals with HIV infection, where immunodiffusion techniques are inadequate

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