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Etymology: L, serum, whey; Gk, logos, science
pertaining to the branch of medicine concerned with the study of blood sera.


, serological (sēr'ŏ-loj'ik, -ăl)
Relating to serology.


(sē-rol′ŏ-jē) [″ + Gr. logos, word, reason]
The scientific study of fluid components of the blood, esp. antigens and antibodies.
serologicserological (sēr-ŏ-loj′ĭk) (sēr-ŏ-loj′ĭ-kăl), adjective


pertaining to or emanating from serology.

serological test
one involving examination of blood serum usually for antibody.
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You really want to bring them back in after treatment to make sure they're responding appropriately serologically.
While transfusion of serologically incompatible pRBC may be considered in some extreme situations, it should be employed with an even greater degree of caution in patients with SCD.
The Phase 3 development program for belimumab includes two double-blind, placebo-controlled, multi-center Phase 3 superiority trials - BLISS-52 and BLISS-76 - to evaluate the efficacy and safety of belimumab plus standard of care, versus placebo plus standard of care, in serologically active (i.
The contract is a lease for a period of three years fully automated analyzer for testing immunohematologicznych the needs of the Laboratory of Blood Group Serology Donor together with a connection to an existing computer system at ordering Blood Bank Asseco Poland SA and supply of reagents and consumables necessary for the execution of 160 000 tests of blood serologically monitored for a period of 36 months by mikrokolumnowa.
MONTREAL -- Patients with systemic lupus erythematosus that is serologically active but clinically quiescent do not require treatment with steroids or immunosuppressive agents until the disease flares, according to a study presented at the annual meeting of the Canadian Rheumatology Association.
and GlaxoSmithKline PLC (GSK) today announced that BENLYSTA(TM) (belimumab, formerly LymphoStat-B ) met the primary endpoint in BLISS-52, the first of two pivotal Phase 3 trials in patients with serologically active systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE).
coli (VTEC) comprises a serologically diverse group of pathogens that cause disease in humans and animals (1).
pylori to probe the serostatus of samples from 143 patients with histologically and serologically defined H.
Money gave strong support to the routine use of antiviral therapy during the third trimester of pregnancy in patients with a history of recurrent genital herpes, in patients with a positive serology for genital herpes, or in serologically negative females whose mates are positive for genital herpes.
8-10) The primers corresponded to the serologically defined series, including 17 primer mixes for DR1-DRW18 and 1 mix each for DRW52, DRW53, and DR51.
In most countries, only bacteriologically or serologically confirmed cases are reported, and underreporting of plague due to the lack of laboratory facilities is not uncommon.
Our protocol continues to provide serologically safe blood for transfusion at significantly lower levels of CAP workload recording units.