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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

/se·ro·pos·i·tive/ (-poz´ĭ-tiv) showing positive results on serological examination; showing a high level of antibody.

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

[-pos′itiv]
Etymology: L, serum, whey, positivus
a serological test with positive results.

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.

seropositive (sir´ōpoz´itiv),

n serologic evidence of the presence of an antibody of a specific type in the serum; diagnostically useful in identifying many types of viral diseases.

seropositive

showing positive results on serological examination, i.e. an animal with detectable serum antibodies to a particular microorganism.
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