haemagglutination


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

hem·ag·glu·ti·na·tion

(hē'mă-glū-ti-nā'shŭn)
The agglutination of red blood cells; may be immune (as a result of specific antibody to red blood cell antigens or other antigens that coat the red blood cells), or nonimmune (as in hemagglutination caused by viruses or other microbes).
Synonym(s): haemagglutination.

haemagglutination

Clumping together of red blood cells.

haemagglutination

the clumping of red blood cells.

haemagglutination

erythrocyte agglutination due to a specific erythrocyte antibody, or the effects of certain viruses
References in periodicals archive ?
The haemagglutination patterns were characterized by different blood granules agglutinated in MRHU, and were characterized by mammalian and avian erythrocytes and with different E.
Comparison of Dot-ELISA and indirect haemagglutination test (IHA) for diagnosis of cysticercosis cellulosae.
Fractionation study on haemagglutination antibodies in rats infected with Angiostrongylus cantonensis.
Haemagglutination inhibition assay was performed for detection of antibodies using 0.
The result of a serum Echinococcus indirect haemagglutination test was positive.
75% SRBC suspension (in NSS) by haemagglutination test procedure (Wegmann and Simthies, 1966).
To rule out the possible cross-reactions, samples were also screened against the closely related flaviviruses [Japanese encephalitis virus (JE) and West Nile virus (WN)] infections by haemagglutination inhibition (HI) test using dengue virus (DENV), JEV and WNV antigens (11).
ND, HI antibodies were estimated using the haemagglutination inhibition tests described by Alexander and Chettle (1997), whereas antibody response against IB and IBD was estimated using ELISA (Marquardt et al.
Blood samples were tested for syphilis using the rapid plasma reagin (RPR) and treponemal haemagglutination (TPHA) tests; CT and NG were diagnosed using a manual polymerase chain reaction assay on first-void urine samples.
section]) Values represent HI titers reciprocal to the highest dilution of serum that inhibited haemagglutination of 4 hemagglutination units of antigen by using 0.
However, non availablity of commercial assays such as immunofluorescence assay (IFA), microagglutination, indirect haemagglutination test and ELISA (4,12) in India has resulted in limited studies in community acquired pneumonia patients.