cross reaction


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cross reaction

A reaction between an antibody and an antigen that is similar to the specific antigen for which the antibody was created. It enables immunoglobulins to cross-link and activate B cells.
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absorbance -- Lysergol 3.93 x [10.sup.-9] Lysergic acid 3.72 x [10.sup.-8] Ergonovine 1.72 x [10.sup.-9] Ergonovine maleate 1.25 x [10.sup.-10] Ergovaline 2.40 x [10.sup.-9] Ergotamine tartrate 7.61 x [10.sup.-10] Ergocryptine 1.74 x [10.sup.-11] Bromo-ergocryptine 1.54 x [10.sup.-8] ([dagger]) Cross reaction not detected.
The most protective vaccines also cause cross reactions in diagnostic tests for the disease.
The specificity tests showed that the primers and probes are specific for the virus included in the study (Influenza A and B, Respiratory Syncytial Virus A and B, Adenovirus, Parainfluenza 1, 2 and 3, Rhinovirus, Coronavirus 229E - OC43; Metapneumovirus and Human Bocavirus), and not cross reactions were observed when genetic material from Rotavirus and Bordetella pertussis was included.
Therefore, we concluded that AMA-M2 and TPOAb may also be caused by cross reactions, indicating to our patient's immune disorder which may have generated cross-reactive antibodies.
Individuals with allergy to sulfa drugs are not only at risk for type I allergic reaction (allergic shock) and other hypersensitivity reactions to antibacterial sulfonamide agents but also they may be in a higher risk of cross reactions to nonantibacterial sulfonamides.