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serotype

 [se´ro-tīp]
the type of a microorganism determined by its constituent antigens, or a taxonomic subdivision based thereon.

se·ro·var

(sē'rō-var),
A subdivision of a species or subspecies distinguishable from other strains therein on the basis of antigenicity.
Synonym(s): serotype
[sero- + variant]

serotype

/se·ro·type/ (sēr´o-tīp) the type of a microorganism determined by its constituent antigens; a taxonomic subdivision based thereon.

serotype

(sîr′ə-tīp′, sĕr′-)
n.
A group of closely related microorganisms distinguished by a characteristic set of antigens. Also called serovar.
tr.v. sero·typed, sero·typing, sero·types
To classify according to serotype; assign to a particular serotype.

se·ro·var

(sēr'ō-vahr)
A subdivision of a species or subspecies distinguishable from other strains therein on the basis of antigenic character.
Synonym(s): serotype.

serotype

1. A subgroup of a genus of microorganisms identifiable by the ANTIGENS carried by the members.
2. A category into which material is placed, based on its serological activity, especially in terms of the antigens it carries or the antibodies it produces in the body.

Serotype

Microorganisms differing in the type of surface antigens.

serotype

the type of a microorganism determined by its constituent antigens based on one of several different antibody-antigen reactions, or a taxonomic subdivision based thereon.
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A primary dengue infection results in life-long immunity to the homologous infecting virus and the development of more severe disease is associated with secondary infection with a different virus serotype (Halstead, 1998).
Formerly the primary genotype of PCV7 serotype 9V in the United States during the preconjugate vaccine era (13), 9V greatly decreased after PCV7 implementation (1) and was partially replaced by resistant 19A/ST156 (14).
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According to our present study, Ogawa serotype is being circulating and causing outbreaks in West Bengal since 2010 (Table-1).
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This paper describes changes in the incidence and serotype distribution of IPD in BC in the seven years following implementation of the childhood PCV-7 immunization program in 2003 and under a reduced dose schedule.