seropositive

adjective
se·ro·pos·i·tive | \ˌsir-ō-ˈpä-zə-tiv, -ˈpäz-tiv\

Definition of seropositive 

: having or being a positive serum reaction especially in a test for the presence of an antibody

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seropositivity \ˌsir-ō-ˌpä-zə-ˈti-və-tē \ noun

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And indeed, most of the seropositive Peruvians reported that they had been bitten by a vampiro at least once. Monica Murphy And Bill Wasik, WIRED, "Bats Incredible: The Mystery of Rabies Survivorship Deepens," 2 Aug. 2012

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First Known Use of seropositive

circa 1930, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of seropositive was circa 1930

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seropositive

adjective
se·ro·pos·i·tive | \-ˈpäz-ət-iv, -ˈpäz-tiv \

Medical Definition of seropositive 

: having or being a positive serum reaction especially in a test for the presence of an antibody a seropositive donor

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