exoantigen

ec·to·an·ti·gen

(ek'tō-an'ti-jen),
Any toxin or other excitor of antibody formation, separate or separable from its source.
Synonym(s): exoantigen

exoantigen

A nonspecific term for any non-self-antigen; this term is not commonly used in the working biomedical parlance.

ec·to·an·ti·gen

(ek'tō-an'ti-jen)
Any toxin or other excitor of antibody formation, separate or separable from its source.
Synonym(s): exoantigen.

exoantigen

(ĕks″ō-ăn′tĭ-jĕn) [″ + ″]
A soluble antigen found on the surface of a microorganism, identified in the supernatant of a culture of that organism.
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immitis exoantigen test kit (Scott Laboratories Inc.
Examples of this include the cryptococcal antigen agglutination assay and the exoantigen assay for Histoplasma capsulatum.