Paul-Bunnell reaction

noun
variants: or Paul-Bunnell test

Definition of Paul-Bunnell reaction

: a test for heterophil antibody used in the diagnosis of infectious mononucleosis

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History and Etymology for Paul-Bunnell reaction

after John R. Paul & W. W. Bunnell

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“Paul-Bunnell reaction.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Paul-Bunnell%20test?pronunciation&lang=en_us&dir=p&file=paulb01m. Accessed 27 January 2020.

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