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*  Coccidioidomycosis
The available tests include the tube-precipitin (TP) assays, complement fixation assays, and enzyme immunoassays. TP antibody ... and a serum precipitin test was developed by Charles E. Smith that was able to detect an acute form of the infection. In ... 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 ...
*  Allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis
IgG antibody precipitin testing from serum is useful, as positive results are found in between 69-90% of patients, though also ... The test should be performed first by skin prick testing, and if negative followed with an intradermal injection. Overall ... Culturing fungi from sputum is a supportive test in the diagnosis of ABPA, but is not 100% specific for ABPA as A. fumigatus is ... Chest X-rays and CT scans, raised blood levels of IgE and eosinophils, immunological tests for Aspergillus together with sputum ...
*  Trichoniscus pusillus
doi:10.1078/S0031-4056(04)70029-3. S. L. Sutton (1970). "Predation on woodlice; an investigation using the precipitin test". ...
*  Tobacco smoking
Guinan, M. E.; Portas, M. R.; Hill, H. R. (1979). "The candida precipitin test in an immunosuppressed population". Cancer. 43 ( ... A current study tested the relation of adolescent smoking to rules regulating where adults are allowed to smoke in the home. ...
*  Precipitin
Precipitins at the US National Library of Medicine Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) Precipitin tests at the US National Library ... A precipitin is an antibody which can precipitate out of a solution upon antigen binding. The precipitin reaction provided the ... To produce a precipitin reaction, varying amounts of soluble antigen are added to a fixed amount of serum containing antibody. ... The precipitin reaction is based upon the interaction of antigen with antibody leading to the production of antigen-antibody ...
*  Uhlenhuth test
The Uhlenhuth test, also referred to as the antigen-antibody precipitin test for species, is a test which can determine the ... The test represented a major breakthrough and came to have tremendous importance in forensic science in the 20th century. The ... test was further refined for forensic use by the Swiss chemist Maurice Müller in the 1960s. Michael Kurland, Irrefutable ...
*  List of MeSH codes (E05)
... precipitin tests MeSH E05.478.605.492.300 --- flocculation tests MeSH E05.478.605.492.350 --- immunodiffusion MeSH E05.478. ... neutralization tests MeSH E05.196.922.750 --- potentiometry MeSH E05.196.922.875 --- skin test end-point titration MeSH E05.196 ... limulus test MeSH E05.200.875.220 --- colony count, microbial MeSH E05.200.875.595 --- microbial sensitivity tests MeSH E05.200 ... serum bactericidal test MeSH E05.337.550.600 --- parasitic sensitivity tests MeSH E05.337.800.120 --- adverse drug reaction ...
*  Paul Uhlenhuth
He is famous in the annals of forensic science for developing the species precipitin test, known as the Uhlenhuth test, which ... These defensive substances were named precipitins. Other scientists principally Jules Bordet tried devising serums against ... other infectious agents; They found that the precipitins were specific to the antagonist injected. In 1900, building off ...
*  Forensic science
The Uhlenhuth test, or the antigen-antibody precipitin test for species, was invented by Paul Uhlenhuth in 1901 and could ... So sensitive was the test, known formally as the Marsh test, that it could detect as little as one-fiftieth of a milligram of ... The test represented a major breakthrough and came to have tremendous importance in forensic science. The test was further ... He realized it was a sickle by testing various blades on an animal carcass and comparing the wound.) Flies, attracted by the ...
*  List of MeSH codes (E01)
... skin test end-point titration MeSH E01.450.495.735.645 --- precipitin tests MeSH E01.450.495.735.645.300 --- flocculation tests ... intradermal tests MeSH E01.370.750.300.400 --- kveim test MeSH E01.370.750.300.750 --- skin test end-point titration MeSH ... intradermal tests MeSH E01.450.495.750.300.540 --- kveim test MeSH E01.450.495.750.300.750 --- skin test end-point titration ... lactose tolerance test MeSH E01.370.372.460 --- liver function tests MeSH E01.370.372.600 --- pancreatic function tests MeSH ...
*  Chronic pulmonary aspergillosis
Serum precipitins for aspergillus (blood test to detect antibodies to aspergillus) Almost all aspergillomas are caused by ... and breathlessness A blood test or tissue fluid test positive for Aspergillus species Aspergilloma An aspergilloma is a fungal ... Tests used to diagnose an aspergilloma may include: Chest X-ray Chest CT Sputum culture Bronchoscopy or bronchoscopy with ...
*  Elek's test
The presence of precipitin lines indicates that the strain produced toxin that reacted with the antitoxin. Schubert JH, Bickham ... Elek's test, also known as the immuno diffusion technique, is an in vitro virulence test performed upon Corynebacterium ... Strains to be tested, known positive and negative toxigenic strains are streaked on the agar's surface in a line across the ... Definition of Elek's test with diagrams. Medical Microbiology 6th edition by Patrick R. Murray, Ken S. Rosenthal, and Michael A ...
*  Hypersensitivity pneumonitis
A physician may take blood tests, seeking signs of inflammation, a chest X-ray and lung function tests. The sufferer shows a ... precipitin' lines form on agar plate. The ImmunoCAP technology has replaced this time consuming, labor-intensive method with ... Pulmonary function tests show reduced diffusion capacity of lungs for carbon monoxide (DLCO). Many patients have hypoxemia at ... The diagnosis is based upon a history of symptoms after exposure to the allergen and clinical tests. ...
*  Michael Heidelberger
He and his collaborators Forrest E. Kendall and Elvin A. Kabat formulated a quantitative theory of precipitin and other immune ... which was successfully tested among Army Air Force recruits in 1944. Upon his retirement from Columbia in 1954, Heidelberger ... in particular the precipitin reaction, for isolating pure antibodies, which he proved were protein and which he measured in ... Heidelberger quickly realized that Meltzer was testing his commitment to science, and he insisted that he wanted to become a ...
*  Ouchterlony double immunodiffusion
The technique is named after Örjan Ouchterlony, the Swedish physician who invented the test in 1948. A gel plate is cut to form ... The immune complex precipitates in the gel to give a thin white line (precipitin line), which is a visual signature of antigen ... Ouchterlony, O. (1948). "In vitro method for testing the toxin-producing capacity of diphtheria bacteria". Acta pathologica et ... Photograph of Ouchterlony double immunodiffusion plate with unstained precipitin lines of full identity and non-identity. " ...
*  Index of immunology articles
Wheat germ agglutinin White blood cell Widal test William B. Coley Award XCL1 XCL2 XCR1. ... 13 Platelet factor 4 Pleocytosis Polyclonal antibodies Polyclonal B cell response Polymersome Pox party Precipitin Premunition ...
*  Radial immunodiffusion
The antigen is quantitated by measuring the diameter of the precipitin circle and comparing it with the diameters of precipitin ... Radial Immunodiffusion Test. Essentials of Immunology & Serology. Albany, New York: Delmar Division of Thomson Learning. pp. ... The antigen diffuses radially into the medium, forming a circle of precipitin that marks the boundary between the antibody and ... It is therefore often desirable to adjust the concentration of antibody and the quantity of antigen to assure that precipitin ...