Gengou phenomenon


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Gen·gou phe·nom·e·non

(zhahn-gū'),
an extension of the Bordet-Gengou phenomenon; noncellular antigens, when mixed with specific antibody, also fix complement.

Gengou,

Octave, French bacteriologist, 1875-1957.
Bordet-Gengou bacillus - see under Bordet
Bordet-Gengou phenomenon - see under Bordet
Bordet-Gengou potato blood agar - see under Bordet
Bordet-Gengou reaction - Synonym(s): complement fixation
Gengou phenomenon - noncellular antigens.