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precipitation

 [pre-sip″ĭ-ta´shun]
the act or process of precipitating.
precipitation test precipitin test.

pre·cip·i·tin test

an in vitro test in which antigen is in soluble form and precipitates when it combines with added specific antibody in the presence of an electrolyte.
See also: gel diffusion precipitin tests, ring precipitin test.
Synonym(s): precipitation test

precipitation test

A test in which a positive reaction is indicated by formation of a precipitate in the solution being tested.

precipitation

the act or process of precipitating.

precipitation test
see precipitin reaction.
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The agar gel precipitation test (AGPT) detects viral antigen in the bursa of Fabricius in the early stages of the infection before the development of an antibody response [12].
The PEG precipitation test was performed on all hyperprolactinemic subjects and also on one hundred randomly selected normoprolactinemic subjects.
The aim of present study was to isolate and identify the IBD virus from field samples by using different techniques, serological method agar gel precipitation test and molecular method using RT-PCR to diagnose IBDV from bursal field samples.
Each serum sample when monitored for anti -HPSV antibodies through agar gel precipitation test, showed undetectable titer.
Results obtained with this new method were compared with those obtained with the PEG precipitation test.
The precipitation tests showed that the solution pH and metal concentration strongly affect the precipitation of the dissolved ions, especially in the first stage of precipitation (Fig.
The precipitation tests indicate that just under 40 percent of autism diagnoses in the three states studied are the result of television watching because of precipitation, while the cable tests indicate that approximately 17 percent of the growth in autism in California and Pennsylvania during the 1970s and 1980s is attributable to the growth of cable television.
In addition, it must be remembered that the reagent strips are most sensitive to the presence of albumin, while SSA and other protein precipitation tests react with any protein that might be present in the urine, such as the light chain immuno-globulins seen in multiple myeloma.