neutralization test


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neutralization test

 
one for the bacterial neutralization power of a substance by testing its action on the pathogenic properties of the organism concerned.

pro·tec·tion test

a test to determine the antimicrobial activity of a serum or to identify a given organism by inoculating a susceptible animal or cell culture with a mixture of the serum and the virus or other microbe being tested.
Synonym(s): neutralization test

pro·tec·tion test

(prŏ-tek'shŭn test)
A procedure to determine the antimicrobial activity of a serum by inoculating a susceptible animal with a mixture of the serum and the virus or other microbe being tested.
Synonym(s): neutralization test.

neutralization test

A test of the ability of an antibody to neutralize the effects of an antigen.
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The first and last samples that were positive by neutralization test, RT-PCR, or both were collected from pyretic horses on September 15 and October 25, respectively.
We determined neutralizing antibody titers by plaque reduction neutralization test as described (26), using a 90% neutralization cutoff.
dagger]) lmmunofluorescence assay and virus neutralization test results of <1:20 were considered negative.
HA DNA was amplified from 2 of the 3 vgf PCR-positive beef cattle samples; plaque-reduction neutralization test results were also positive for the 2 samples (Table).
Array results were confirmed on a selection of positive and negative serum samples (n = 14 per country) in MERS-CoV neutralization tests performed as described (2) (Table 2).
All 23 paired serum samples were tested by using a 90% plaque reduction neutralization test and the XJ11029-3 strain of WNV and the P3 strain of JEV.
vet; Innovative Diagnostics, Montpellier, France) and a virus neutralization test using the BH80/11-4 isolate (provided by the Friedrich-Loeffler-Institut, Isle of Riems, Germany) (4).
A virus neutralization test (VNT) was used to test the samples for antibodies (8).