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serological 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.

serological diagnosis

Identification of an illness through a serological test such as that for syphilis or typhoid.
See also: diagnosis
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