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nounPlural sera, Plural serums
1blood serumPhysiologysuero (sanguíneo) masculine
- Blood products, sera, sperm, oocytes and embryos are not included.
- The preimmune serum was collected 1 week before the first inoculation.
- Pooled control sera had been collected from 321 adults positive to a few molds/microbes.
- The sera were stored at - 20°C without any preservative.
- Acute and convalescent sera were obtained 4 weeks apart.
- No staining was detected when the preimmune serum was used as a negative control.
- Blood samples were then obtained and sera tested for HIV and hepatitis.
- The femoral marrow cells were flushed out with fetal bovine serum and smeared on clean slides.
- The number of sera from patients whose blood culture grew B. psuedomallei is only 12.
- Blood was withdrawn from the carotid artery and the sera were separated for each study.
- Controls included omitting the primary antibody, using control rabbit serum as primary antibody, and omitting the secondary antibody.
- The percentage antibody prevalence was calculated using the ratio of positive sera to the total sera tested in each age group.
- Furthermore, antibodies to the region II domain of the protein are commonly detected in sera from individuals in endemic populations.
- The sera used in this study correspond to bleeds obtained after four boosts with the same antigen.
- Normal human sera were obtained from healthy individuals.
- I took those sera down to Melbourne with me and tested them to see if any of them had antibody to this newly discovered tick typhus organism.
- The test liquid was said to approximate the surface tension of human serum.
- Earlier studies found that pregnant pigs vaccinated against bacterial intimin developed antibodies against it in their sera and colostrum.
- So far, Herman has tested his hypoallergenic soybean with human sera and in sensitive animals.
- You could be making a fortune out of the drugs, serums and surgical hardware, and yet you have to stand on the sidelines and watch as US drug companies make a killing.
- He was given a cocktail of vaccines within 10 minutes including anti-plague and anthrax serums.
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