precipitation test


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precipitation

 [pre-sip″ĭ-ta´shun]
the act or process of precipitating.
precipitation test precipitin test.

pre·cip·i·tin test

an in vitro test in which antigen is in soluble form and precipitates when it combines with added specific antibody in the presence of an electrolyte.
See also: gel diffusion precipitin tests, ring precipitin test.
Synonym(s): precipitation test

precipitation test

A test in which a positive reaction is indicated by formation of a precipitate in the solution being tested.

precipitation

the act or process of precipitating.

precipitation test
see precipitin reaction.
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False-positive polyethylene glycol precipitation tests for macroprolactin due to increased serum globulins.
Results obtained with this new method were compared with those obtained with the PEG precipitation test.
We carried out flame tests and precipitation tests to look for metals and non-metals.