agglutination reaction


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agglutination reaction

the formation of an aggregate after the mixing of a soluble antibody with particulate antigen molecules in an aqueous medium. The visible aggregates are formed when specific antibody cross-links the antigens.
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It stains the cells brightly which makes the agglutination reaction more visible in bright light (Alexander, 2006; Sabnis, 2010).
The antiglobulin test is a method of demonstrating the presence of antibody or complement bound to red blood cell (RBC) membranes by the use of anti-human globulin to form a visible agglutination reaction.
The square of the oxidant concentration and the corresponding aggregation-response intensity was determined as a measure of the effects of oxidants on antibody activity in the agglutination reaction (Figure 1):
The accepted endpoint of an agglutination reaction is the final dilution of serum at which 50% or more of the leptospires are agglutinated.
After 24 h, the agglutination reaction was observed by using a magnifying mirror against illumination source.
The contents were mixed and rocked for one minute for visible agglutination reaction.
The mixed agglutination reaction between latex particles and motile sperm proved the presence of sperm antibodies (IgG) on the sperm (12).
For the mixed agglutination reaction (MAR) test to be considered clinically significant, at least 50% of the motile spermatozoa need to be coated with antibodies.
Furthermore, all added erythrocytes has been diluted with PBS to all wells, shake it and micro plate hem agglutination reaction was observed at least after the 20 minute.
The agglutination reaction in a test tube was a pretty good reflection of what happens in life.