heterophilic


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heterophilic

 [het″er-o-fil´ik]
1. having affinity for other antigens or antibodies besides the one for which it is specific.
2. staining with a type of stain other than the usual one.

heterophilic

/het·ero·phil·ic/ (het″er-o-fil´ik)
1. having affinity for antigens or antibodies other than the one for which it is specific.
2. staining with a type of stain other than the usual one.

heterophilic

adjective Referring to heterophilia, see there.

heterophilic

1. having affinity for other antigens or antibodies besides the one for which it is specific, i.e. cross-reactive.
2. staining with a type of stain other than the usual one.
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In these cases, pretreatment with heterophilic blocking reagent had not reduced the apparent Access Tg concentration to a value comparable to the corresponding LC-MS/MS measurement, and these samples also showed increased Tg concentrations on the Immulite platform, albeit lower than by the Beckman assay.
The interference of heterophilic antibodies and human anti-animal antibodies in human-serum samples is eliminated by the presence of excess non-specific antibodies that overwhelms binding.
THE CHALLENGE ahead is to reclaim the pedagogical promises of the revolutionary and to summon the world-historical actions of the victims of capital, remembering that the pedagogy of revolution cannot be sacrificed to the fashionable apostasy of today's education pundits, who, in this post-secular, heterophilic culture of the dead end, would all too willingly domesticate the political reach of vision and ontological vocation that Che and Freire so steadfastly struggled to keep alive--which was the transformation of the capitalist world system, and through that struggle, the transformation of the human heart.
The SurModics Assay Diluent is a proprietary, protein-free, buffer formulation that reduces matrix interference (false positives) in patient samples due to heterophilic antibodies, such as Human Anti-Mouse Antibody (HAMA) and Rheumatoid Factor (RF).
Histologic evaluation of the tissue removed showed mild fibrosis, histiocytic and heterophilic inflammation, and epithelial hyperplasia, consistent with a diagnosis of tracheal stricture.
Testing regarding heterophilic antibodies or human antimouse antibodies was not conducted, since a chronically increased hs cardiac troponin concentration is a very common finding in patients with renal failure and is known to be of clinical importance (3-5).
Heterophilic antibody-blocking tube was used to adsorb heterophilic antibodies prior to vitamin D assay.
Histologic lesions were also inconsistent, but when present they were consistent with acute, severe, fibrinous, and necrotizing proventriculitis; multifocal heterophilic enteritis; and small-crypt abscessation.
Heterophilic antibody interference is a major source of discordant results reported in the literature.
False increase of cardiac troponin I with heterophilic antibodies.
Scientists at Scantibodies Laboratory have developed technology called Heterophilic Binding Reagent or HBR which appears to reduce or eliminate interferences without otherwise affecting the performance of these laboratory procedures.
Evaluation for heterophile-blocking antibodies with the Scantibodies Heterophilic Blocking Tube in serum did not alter the TSH results, suggesting the absence of heterophile antibody interference.