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cross reactivity

The ability of an antibody to bind with more than one antigen or of an antigen to bind with more than one antibody.
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IgG-ELISA showing immuno-reactivity (a) and cross reactivity (b) of the goat sera with recombinant antigen EgAgB8/1 (Hd -Hydatid positive sera, N- Healthy goat sera (Negative control), GIN - Gastro intestinal nematodes, Tn-Taenia hydatigena positive sera)
In conclusion, MPA patients may be positive for Hantaan virus-specific IgM antibodies owing to cross reactivity, however, may not have HFRS.
In the areas where Chagas disease is endemic, there is often a superposition of parasitic diseases, the antibodies of which have shown to have cross reactivity with T cruzi.
To minimize cross reactivity, the secondary antibodies have been affinity purified and are highly cross-absorbed.
Cross reactivity between penicillins and cephalosporins: Clinical and immunological studies.
Serological cross reactivity between polyomavirus capsids.