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Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Development of antibodies in blood serum as a result of infection or immunization.

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  • n. The development of specific antibodies in the blood serum as a result of infection or immunization

Etymologies

sero- +‎ conversion (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Pre-defined criteria for overall superiority in the Phase III study were based on geometric mean titers (GMT) and seroconversion, which is defined as either a rise in HAI titer from

    Medlogs - Recent stories

  • Pre-defined criteria for overall superiority in the phase III study was based on geometric mean titers (GMT) and seroconversion, which is defined as either a rise in HAI titer from < 1: 10 to ≥ 1: 40 post-vaccination or a ≥ 4-fold increase in HAI titer post-vaccination from a pre-vaccination titer ≥ 1: 10.

    Emaxhealth

  • But how could an “intrinsic” gene cause sudden seroconversion and hepatitis?

    The Emperor of All Maladies

  • These data were analyzed using a new method, euphoniously labeled the serological testing algorithm for recent HIV seroconversion (STARHS).

    Harold Pollack: News About This HIV Thing, When We're Done Discussing the Governor's Cool Eyeglasses

  • He said the latest study was based on a new methodology called Starhs (serological testing algorithm for recent HIV seroconversion), which uses a novel blood test known as BED to sample antibody patterns made by newly infected people.

    CDC Criticized for Delays in Release of AIDS Data

  • The first time I encountered Delany's argument that the right kind of research on seroconversion isn't being done was in his foreword or maybe introduction? to his 1994

    Delany at Dartmouth: The Dirt

  • After the initial reaction to HIV infection called acute seroconversion, most people feel fairly healthy for several years.

    OUR BODIES, OURSELVES

  • However, if you think you are having symptoms of acute seroconversion initial infection and want to be considered for trials that provide access to new drug therapies, you may want to take the HIV test before the three-month period is over.

    OUR BODIES, OURSELVES

  • In contrast, among those who used condoms consistently, there were 0, 1.1, and 1.0 seroconversion per 100-person years.

    Getting rid of religious superstition in abstinence-only programs

  • Groote Schuur Hospital would soon conduct a large observational study to track women for three to six months post rape, which would hopefully provide valuable information on the impact of PEP and HIV seroconversion.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

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  • “Seroconversion is the development of detectable specific antibodies to microorganisms in the blood serum as a result of infection or immunization.�?

    Wikipedia

    “A close gay friend recently seroconverted after months of barebacking and meth use.�?

    The A.V. Club, Savage Love, by Dan Savage, January 7, 2009

    January 11, 2009