somatic antigen

so·mat·ic an·ti·gen

an antigen located in the cell wall of a bacterium in contrast to one in the flagella (flagellar antigen) or in a capsule (capsular antigen).

so·mat·ic an·ti·gen

(sō-mat'ik an'ti-jen)
An antigen located in the cell wall of a bacterium in contrast to one in the flagella (flagellar antigen) or in a capsule (capsular antigen).
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This can be accounted for by the demonstrated high prevalence of Salmonella antibodies in local healthy population and the fact that 50% of the patients had detectable levels of antibodies to the somatic antigen (21,23,27).
repens somatic antigen prepared according to the procedure of Prieto et al.
In this study, we identified multidrug-resistant EAEC isolates belonging to ST38; the isolates had various somatic antigens and [bla.
Meanwhile the use of somatic antigens, prepared from adult worm, was not successful in vaccination [18,11].
Identification of Salmonella enterica serotypes is based on flagellar and somatic antigens.