indirect immunofluorescence


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indirect immunofluorescence

fluorescence microscopy of normal tissue after application of the patient's serum, to detect antibodies to normal tissue components (autoantibodies).
See also: fluorescent antibody technique.

in·di·rect im·mu·no·fluo·res·cence

(in'di-rekt' im'yū-nō-flōr-es'ĕns)
Fluorescence microscopy of normal tissue after application of the patient's serum, to detect antibodies to normal tissue components (autoantibodies).
See also: fluorescent antibody technique
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