capsular antigen


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cap·su·lar an·ti·gen

that found only in the capsules of certain microorganisms; for example, the specific polysaccharides of various types of pneumococci.

cap·su·lar an·ti·gen

(kap'sū-lăr an'ti-jen)
That found only in the capsules of certain microorganisms; e.g., the specific polysaccharides of various types of pneumococci.
[Ger. Kapsel, capsule]
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Structure of the capsular antigen of Neisseria meningitidis serogroup K.
4) The polysaccharide capsular antigen is produced in large quantities and can be detected in both CSF and blood.
Tetramune[R] (DTP-HbOC) is a sterile combination of diphtheria and tetanus toxoids and pertussis vaccine adsorbed (manufactured by LLI) and a conjugate of oligosaccharides of the capsular antigen of H.