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*  Infectious mononucleosis
Elgh, F; Linderholm, M (1996). "Evaluation of six commercially available kits using purified heterophile antigen for the rapid ... Early antigen (EA) Anti-EA IgG appears in the acute phase of illness and disappears after 3 to 6 months. It is associated with ... EBV nuclear antigen (EBNA) Antibody to EBNA slowly appears 2 to 4 months after onset of symptoms and persists for the rest of a ... The heterophile antibody test works by agglutination of red blood cells from guinea pig, sheep and horse. This test is specific ...
*  Heterophile antigen
Heterophile antigens: certain antigens of similar nature, if not identical, present in different tissues in different ... Example: Forssman antigen, cross reacting microbial antigen so antibodies to these antigens produced by one species cross react ... hetereogenetic antigen is shared by different species. Other heterophile antigen are responsible for some diagnostic ... Therefore antibodies are produced in rabit serum by injecting antigen(antiforssman antibodies). ...
*  Heterophile
... antibodies are antibodies induced by external antigens (heterophile antigens). Some cross-react with self-antigens ... Heterophile antigen An immunoassay is a biochemical test, frequently used in medical diagnostic testing, that measures the ... These are considered heterophile antibodies. In clinical diagnosis, the heterophile antibody test specifically refers to a ... Heterophile antibodies can cause significant interference in any immunoassay. The presence of a heterophile antibody is ...
*  John Forssman
He is known for discovery of the "Forssman antigen", defined as a glycolipid heterophile antigen found on tissue cells of many ... His name is also associated with the following two terms: "Forssman antibody" (heterophile antibody) and "Forssman reaction", ... also referred to as a "Forssman antigen-antibody reaction". Über die Ursachen, welche die Wachsthumsrichtung der peripheren ...
*  Heterophile antibody test
Heterophile also can mean that it is an antibody that reacts with antigens other than the antigen that stimulated it (an ... Elgh, F; Linderholm, M (1996). "Evaluation of six commercially available kits using purified heterophile antigen for the rapid ... It has the following characteristics: VCAs (Viral Capsid Antigen) of the IgM class, antibodies to EBV early antigen (anti-EA), ... The test relies on the agglutination of the sheep RBCs by heterophile antibodies in patient's serum. Heterophile means it ...
*  Index of immunology articles
Herd immunity Heterophile Heterophile antigen Heterosubtypic immunity Histamine Histocompatibility Human leukocyte antigen ... opsonization Antibody-dependent cell-mediated cytotoxicity Antibody-dependent enhancement Antigen Antigen presentation Antigen ... DAMPs Danger model Defensin Degranulation Dendritic cell Dextran 1 Dispanin Dog leukocyte antigen Drug resistance Duffy antigen ... Fc receptor Fc receptor-like molecule FcεRI Fibroblast-like synoviocyte FITkit FluoroSpot Forssman antigen Fragment antigen- ...
*  History and naming of human leukocyte antigens
Rapaport FT, Kano K, Milgrom F (1968). "Heterophile antibodies in human transplantation". J. Clin. Invest. 47 (3): 633-42. doi: ... The Hu-1 antigens were renamed the Human-lymphoid (HL) allo-antigens (HL-As). Allo-antigen comes from the observation that a ... Human leukocyte antigens (HLA) began as a list of antigens identified as a result of transplant rejection. The antigens were ... As a result, scientists were able to identify a few antigens. At first the first antigens were called the Hu-1 antigens and ...
*  Cross-reactivity
In immunology, the cross-reactivity has a more narrow meaning of the reaction between an antibody and an antigen that differs ... An example of helpful cross-reactivity is in heterophile antibody tests, which detect Epstein-Barr virus using antibodies that ... For example, the tetanus toxin is a single protein macromolecular antigen but will stimulate many immune responses due to the ... Contact with a complex antigen such as a virus will stimulate multiple immune responses to the virus' different macromolecules ...
*  List of MeSH codes (D12.776)
... antigen, b-cell MeSH D12.776.377.715.548.950.500 - antigens, cd79 MeSH D12.776.377.715.647.100 - alpha-macroglobulins MeSH ... heterophile MeSH D12.776.377.715.548.114.224 - antibodies, monoclonal MeSH D12.776.377.715.548.114.224.570 - muromonab-cd3 MeSH ... antigen-antibody complex MeSH D12.776.377.715.548.114.301 - antitoxins MeSH D12.776.377.715.548.114.301.138 - antivenins MeSH ... antigens, polyomavirus transforming MeSH D12.776.624.664.520.420 - papillomavirus e7 proteins MeSH D12.776.624.664.520.750 - ...
*  List of MeSH codes (D12.776.124)
... antigen, b-cell MeSH D12.776.124.486.485.950.500 -- antigens, cd79 MeSH D12.776.124.790.106.050 -- alpha 1-antichymotrypsin ... heterophile MeSH D12.776.124.486.485.114.224 -- antibodies, monoclonal MeSH D12.776.124.486.485.114.224.570 -- muromonab-cd3 ... antigens, cd46 MeSH D12.776.124.486.274.920.250 -- complement c1 inactivator proteins MeSH D12.776.124.486.274.920.250.500 -- ... antigen-antibody complex MeSH D12.776.124.486.485.114.301 -- antitoxins MeSH D12.776.124.486.485.114.301.138 -- antivenins MeSH ...
*  Pharyngitis
The heterophile test can be used if this is suspected. Herpes simplex virus can cause multiple mouth ulcers. Measles Common ... Otherwise a rapid antigen detection test (RAPD) or throat swab is recommended. Other conditions that can produce similar ...
*  Pregnancy test
Direct measurement of antigens, such as hCG, was made possible after the invention of the radioimmunoassay in 1959. ... These include choriocarcinoma and other germ cell tumors, IgA deficiencies, heterophile antibodies, enterocystoplasties, ...