antigenemia


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antigenemia

 [an″tĭ-jĕ-ne´me-ah]
the presence of antigen, such as hepatitis B surface antigen, in the blood.

an·ti·ge·ne·mi·a

(an'ti-jĕ-nē'mē-ă),
Persistence of antigen in circulating blood; for example, HBs-antigenemia (presence of hepatitis B virus surface antigen in blood serum).
[antigen + G. haima, blood]

antigenemia

/an·ti·gen·emia/ (an″tĭ-jĕ-ne´me-ah) the presence of antigen (e.g., hepatitis B surface antigen) in the blood.antigene´mic

an·ti·ge·ne·mi·a

(an'ti-jĕ-nē'mē-ă)
Persistence of antigen in circulating blood, such as HBs-antigenemia (presence of hepatitis B virus surface antigen in serum).
Synonym(s): antigenaemia.
[antigen + G. haima, blood]

antigenemia

the presence of antigen in the blood.
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In the conclusion to the meta-analysis, it was emphasized that histidine-rich protein 2 antigenemia persists even after effective treatment and so is not useful for detecting treatment failures.
Human cytomegalovirus pp67 mRNAemia versus pp65 antigenemia for guiding preemptive therapy in heart and lung transplant recipients: a prospective, randomized, controlled, open-label trial.
We carried out this study to measure microfilariaemia and antigenemia levels in bancroftian microfilariae (mf) carriers at 1 yr follow up after chemotherapy, in lymphoedema patients and in endemic controls from a filariasis endemic area in Tamil Nadu State using [Og.
The study analyzed the relationship between antigenemia and other diagnostic triggers for initiation of antifungal therapy.
One study showed that the galactomannan ELISA is 55% sensitive and 92% specific for Aspergillus antigenemia in liver transplant recipients.
The laboratory methods that have been used to guide preemptive CMV antiviral therapy include viral culture (traditional or "shell vial"), direct immuno-staining methods (typically the pp65 antigenemia assay), and molecular methods (typically PCR-based).
When only 1 CSF test result was positive, serum cryptococcal antigenemia was used as a second qualifying positive test result (n = 6) to confirm the reference standard (tested during 2010-2012) as discrepant (26) on the basis of cryptococcosis pathogenesis in which antigenemia precedes culture-positive meningitis (7,27,28).
Demonstration of vivax parasitaemia and antigenemia clinched the diagnosis with further aid from spinal MRI.
The CMV Brite[TM] immunofluo-resence antigenemia kit is for in vitro diagnostic use as an aid in CMV diagnosis.
Causes of Raynaud's phenomenon* ** Anorexia nervosa ** Autoimmune diseases ** Cancer ** Connective tissue disease ** Hematologic causes (cryoglobulinemia, cold agglutinins, macroglobulins, polycythemia) ** Hypothyroidism ** Intraarterial injections ** Neoplasms ** Neurologic disorders ** Obstructive arterial disease ** Predisposing drugs (beta-blockers, ergot alkaloids, sympathomimetics, clonidine, narcotics, cocaine, methysergide, some chemotherapeutic agents, estrogen, and cyclosporine) ** Systemic sclerosis ** Trauma (vibration/electric shock/frostbite/meat cutters) ** Vasculitis and hepatitis B antigenemia ** Vinyl chloride exposure * From Shinn, 2008 (8).