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seropositive

 [se″ro-poz´ĭ-tiv]
showing positive results on serologic examination; showing a high level of antibody.

se·ro·pos·i·tive

(sē'rō-poz'i-tiv),
Containing antibody of a specific type in serum; used to indicate presence of immunologic evidence of a specific infection (for example, Lyme disease, syphilis) or presence of a diagnostically useful antibody (for example, rheumatoid arthritis with rheumatoid factor).

seropositive

(sîr′ō-pŏz′ĭ-tĭv)
adj.
Indicating a positive reaction to a serological blood test, especially one testing for the presence of antibodies.

se′ro·pos′i·tiv′i·ty n.

seropositive

Immunology The presence of antibodies or other immune markers in serum, that indicate prior exposure to a particular organism or antigen. Cf Seronegative.

se·ro·pos·i·tive

(sēr'ō-poz'i-tiv)
Containing antibody of a specific type in serum; denoting the presence of immunologic evidence of a specific infection or presence of a diagnostically useful antibody.

se·ro·pos·i·tive

(sēr'ō-poz'i-tiv)
Containing antibody of a specific type in serum.
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