Examples of ELISA in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The western blot test is actually less sensitive to antibodies than the ELISA test is (which is why doctors don’t just start with it), but once the ELISA test detects the antibodies, the western blot does a better job of confirming their source. Jeffrey Kluger, Time, 16 June 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1971, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of ELISA was in 1971

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“ELISA.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ELISA. Accessed 27 Sep. 2023.

Medical Definition

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