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The process of determining specified immunologic characteristics of individuals or of cells, sera, or other biologic specimens.
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n. pl. immunodiagno·ses (-sēz)
Diagnosis of disease based on antigen-antibody reactions in the blood serum. Also called serodiagnosis.
im′mu·no·di′ag·nos′tic (-nŏs′tĭk) adj.
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The use of antibody assays, immunocytochemistry, detection of lymphocyte markers, and other strategies to diagnose autoimmune diseases, immunodeficiencies, infections, or malignancies.
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