cross reactivity


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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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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.
Lack of allergic cross reactivity to cephalosporins among patients allergic to penicillins.
25 Vitamin D2 and D3 and effectively eliminates cross reactivity with other vitamin D metabolites.