serologic diagnosis

serologic diagnosis

[siroloj′ik]
Etymology: L, serum, whey; Gk, dia, through, gnosis, knowledge
a diagnosis that is made through laboratory examination of antigen-antibody reactions in the serum. Also called immunodiagnosis, serum diagnosis.

se·ro·lo·gic di·ag·no·sis

(sērō-lojik dīăg-nōsis)
Identification and diagnosis of disease based on findings of serum markers specific to that condition.
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Food and Drug Administration (FDA), held a meeting in Dearborn, Michigan: the Second National Conference on Serologic Diagnosis of Lyme Disease.
Oral fluid testing of patients after their formal notification of clinically diagnosed measles, mumps, and rubella has been conducted in England and Wales since 1994; this test has been acceptable and is used to augment routine serologic diagnosis for these diseases (18).
Therefore, to increase the specificity and sensitivity of the serologic diagnosis of NPC, an IgG immunoblot test should be performed as a confirmatory assay.
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It is necessary to establish a novel specific serologic diagnosis of HTNV infection.
A phase I IgG titer >800 or >1,024, depending on the type of immunofluorescence assay used, has been internationally accepted for the serologic diagnosis of chronic Q fever (14,15).
Non-treponemal tests, including the rapid plasma reagin test and the venereal disease research laboratory test, have historically been used as the initial screening tests for the serologic diagnosis of syphilis.
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Use of Bartonella antigens for serologic diagnosis of cat-scratch disease at a national referral center.
The serologic diagnosis was further substantiated by detection of WNV neutralizing antibodies at day 11(VNT titer 640).