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*  Coccidioidomycosis
The available tests include the tube-precipitin (TP) assays, complement fixation assays, and enzyme immunoassays. TP antibody ... Inmates Should Be Tested for Valley Fever Immunity". California HealthLine. Shehab, Ziad M. (2010). "Coccidioidomycosis". ... Presently, Meridian Bioscience manufactures the so-called EIA test to diagnose the Valley fever, which however is known for ... and a serum precipitin test was developed by Charles E. Smith that was able to detect an acute form of the infection. In ...
*  Coccidioides immitis
... than half of one lung or portions of both lungs Prominent or persistent hilar adenopathy Anticoccidioidal complement fixation ... Blood or urine tests are administered, which aim to discover Coccidioides antigens. However, because the Coccidioides creates a ... Susceptibility testing of Coccidioides species in one report revealed uniform susceptibility to most antifungal agents, ...
*  Complement fixation test
The complement fixation test is an immunological medical test that can be used to detect the presence of either specific ... The basic steps of a complement fixation test are as follows: Serum is separated from the patient. Patients naturally have ... Complement Fixation Tests at the US National Library of Medicine Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) http://medmicro.atwebpages.com ... To negate any effects this might have on the test, the complement proteins in the patient's serum must be destroyed and ...
*  Orbivirus
These tests include ELISAs and complement fixation tests. Lebombo virus Pata virus African horse sickness virus (Serotypes 1-9 ... The serogroups are differentiated on the basis of a fourfold or greater difference in antibody based tests. ...
*  Schistosoma haematobium
Alternatively diagnosis can be made by complement fixation tests. As of 2012[update], commercial blood tests included ELISA and ... doi:10.1016/0035-9203(84)90283-9. Kinkel HF, Dittrich S, Bäumer B, Weitzel T (2012). "Evaluation of eight serological tests for ... an Indirect immunofluorescence test, but these have low sensitivity ranging from 21% to 71%. The main cause of schistomiasis is ...
*  History and naming of human leukocyte antigens
Complement fixation assay. The complement fixation test was modified to assay Antiserum mediated RBC lysis. Chromium release ... A series of tests on cultured cells revealed that, within the "LA" group, a donor tissue might have some antigens but not ... By testing different anti-sera from recipients they were able to uncover some with unique reactivities. As a result, scientists ... To work around this problem a 'workshop' number "w#" was often assigned while testing continued to determine which series the ...
*  Sarcocystis
Ante mortem diagnosis may be made with the use of dermal sensitivity testing or complement fixation tests. Muscle biopsy is ...
*  Lymphocytic choriomeningitis
However, some authors note that such complement-fixation tests are insensitive and should not be used for diagnosis. Dr. Clare ... Blood samples were obtained and tested for LCMV antibodies. Of the 82 workers that were tested, seven had definite serologic ... Serologic testing is not recommended for pet rodents, as it has been unreliable in detecting antibodies in animals with active ... The island of Vir in Croatia is one of the biggest described endemic places of origin of LCMV in the world, with IFA testing ...
*  Mycoplasma hyorhinis
Bacterial culture, immunofluorescent antibody testing (IFAT), complement fixation test and haemagglutination can all be used to ...
*  Paracoccidioides brasiliensis
Double diffusion in agar gel and complement fixation test, are amongst the most commonly used tests in serodiagnosis. Culture ... which might provide a basis for the development of a diagnostic test. Tests targeting the presence of serum antibodies to P. ... A number of serologic tests have been employed for the diagnosis of paracoccidioidomycosis. ... "Rapid and reliable method for production of a specific Paracoccidioides brasiliensis immunodiffucsion test antigen". J. Clin. ...
*  Sensitization (immunology)
... cells such as erythrocytes in advance of performing an immunological test such as a complement-fixation test or a Coombs test. ... to appropriate biological entities such as erythrocytes or particles made of gelatin or latex for passive aggregation tests. ...
*  Surra
Canada used serological tests such as complement fixation tests to detect trypanosomes, and have been very successful. Other ... Detection with this method is approx 85 trypanosomes per millilitre.[citation needed] Rather than using live animals as test ... tests used look at detecting antibodies generated by the host species against T.evansi antigens. This is done using the enzyme- ...
*  Porcine parvovirus
A microtechnique for application of the SN test has been described. Immunodiffusion, a modified direct complement-fixation test ... Tests The HI test is frequently used for detection and quantitation of humoral antibody for PPV. Antibody sometimes can be ... Moreover, levels of antibody too low to be detected by the HI test may be detected by the SN test. The primary significance of ... Parameters of the HI test have been studied in detail. The SN test is occasionally used for detection and quantitation of ...
*  Contagious caprine pleuropneumonia
... direct and indirect fluorescent antibody tests, complement fixation tests (CFT), indirect haemagglutination test (IHA), ELISA ... Other procedures used for diagnosis include growth inhibition disc tests (GI), ...
*  Neil Hamilton Fairley
... so Fairley developed a complement fixation test for the disease along the lines of the Wassermann test. He studied its ... where Fairley worked on developing a test for echinococcosis along the lines of the test that he had already developed for ... In London he encountered patients with filariasis and devised a test to diagnose the disease at an early stage; but when he ... The LHQ Medical Research Unit used human test subjects, all volunteers drawn from the Australian Army, including a small but ...
*  Hans Reiter (physician)
"Reiter Complement Fixation Test" for syphilis. Nevertheless, the eponym Reiter's syndrome was used for the disease he described ...
*  Pertussis
... complement fixation test). The bacteria can be recovered from the person only during the first three weeks of illness, ... This sample can then be tested by either culture or by polymerase chain reaction. Prevention is mainly by vaccination with the ...
*  Veterinary parasitology
... and Complement fixation test are methods of identifying different kinds of parasites by detecting the presence of their ...
*  Schistosoma bovis
Alternatively diagnosis can be made by complement fixation tests, As of 2012[update] commercial serological tests have included ... Kinkel HF, Dittrich S, Bäumer B, Weitzel T (2012). "Evaluation of eight serological tests for diagnosis of imported ... Historically, antimonials and trichlorphon were tested against visceral Schistosome infection in cattle. Antimony affects ... Exposure to any Schistosoma eggs or cercariae can cause false positive serological test results for individual Schistosoma ...
*  MCF
... specification of a content format for structuring metadata about web sites Marine Commando Force Micro-Complement-Fixation Test ...
*  August von Wassermann
He attributed the development of the test to earlier findings of Jules Bordet and Octave Gengou (complement fixation reaction) ... Wassermann developed a complement fixation test for the diagnosis of syphilis in 1906, just one year after the causative ... The Wassermann test remains a staple of syphilis detection and prevention in some areas, although it has often been replaced by ... The so-called "Wassermann test" allowed for early detection of the disease (despite its nonspecific symptoms), and thus ...
*  Jules Bordet
These studies became the basis for complement-fixation testing methods that enabled the development of serological tests for ... The same technique is used today in serologic testing for countless other diseases. With Octave Gengou, he isolated Bordetella ... but which are now known as complement). Four years later, in 1899, he described a similar destructive process involving ... complement, "hemolysis", in which foreign red blood cells are ruptured or "lysed" following exposure to immune serum. In 1900, ...
*  Oropouche fever
... neutralization test), and CF (complement fixation test) tests and in-house-enzyme linked immunosorbent assay for total ... Nevertheless, clinics in Brazil may not have adequate testing reliability as they rely on symptoms rather than PCR viral ...
*  Jamestown Canyon virus
... tests for California serogroup virus infections performed by most state diagnostic laboratories were complement-fixation test ... The test is automatically done on all samples testing positive or equivocal for La Crosse Virus IgM antibodies by ELISA. In ... JCV-antibody testing has only been available at the CDC and the New York State Department of Health. The CDC has used plaque ... JCV disease most likely has a broader distribution, but is unidentified and under-reported, because testing is not considered ...
*  Kyasanur Forest disease
Previous methods of diagnosis included HI, complement fixation, neutralization tests, and injecting the serum of infected ... This study also found using immune response tests that birds and humans in the region appeared to have been exposed to the ...
*  Mitochondrial DNA
"Hiring a DNA Testing Company Genealogy". Family Search. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. 2016. Retrieved 2016- ... Nass, M. M. K.; Nass, S (1963). "Intramirochondrial Fibers With DNA Characteristics: I. Fixation and Electron Staining ... "Do mitochondrial DNA and metabolic rate complement each other in determination of the mammalian maximum longevity?". ... Garlicki, Debbie (11 March 1998). "DNA Tests Got Rorrer Life In Jail". The Morning Call. "Judge allows DNA in Samantha Runnion ...
*  Chagas disease
These tests include: detecting complement fixation, indirect hemagglutination, indirect fluorescence assays, radioimmunoassays ... While these tests are not required in US, an estimated 75-90% of the blood supply is currently tested for Chagas, including all ... Attempts to test Darwin's remains at Westminster Abbey by using modern PCR techniques were met with a refusal by the Abbey's ... "Infectious Disease Testing". American Red Cross. Archived from the original on 18 April 2010. Retrieved 12 May 2010. "Chagas' ...