amboceptor unit


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he·mol·y·sin u·nit

, hemolytic unit
the smallest quantity (highest dilution) of inactivated immune serum (hemolysin) that will sensitize the standard suspension of erythrocytes so that the standard complement will cause complete hemolysis.
Synonym(s): amboceptor unit

amboceptor unit

(am′bō-sep″tŏr) [ ambi- + (re)ceptor]
The smallest quantity of anti–red blood cell (anti-RBC) antibody needed to hemolyze in an excess of complement.