Neufeld capsular swelling

Neu·feld cap·su·lar swell·ing

(nū'feld),
increase in opacity and visibility of the capsule of capsulated organisms exposed to specific agglutinating anticapsular antibodies.

Neu·feld cap·su·lar swell·ing

(noy'feld kap'sŭ-lăr swel'ing)
Increase in opacity and visibility of the capsule of capsulated organisms exposed to specific agglutinating anticapsular antibodies.
Synonym(s): Neufeld reaction, quellung phenomenon, quellung reaction (1) , quellung test.

Neufeld,

Ferdinand, German bacteriologist, 1869-1945.
Neufeld capsular swelling - increase in opacity and visibility of the capsule of capsulated organisms exposed to specific agglutinating anticapsular antibodies. Synonym(s): Neufeld quellung reaction; Neufeld reaction; quellung phenomenon; quellung reaction; quellung test
Neufeld quelling reaction - Synonym(s): Neufeld capsular swelling
Neufeld reaction - Synonym(s): Neufeld capsular swelling