seroprevalence

noun se·ro·prev·a·lence \ ˌsir-ō-ˈpre-və-lən(t)s , -ˈprev-lən(t)s \

Definition of seroprevalence

: the frequency of individuals in a population that have a particular element (such as antibodies to HIV) in their blood serum

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1977

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seroprevalence

noun se·ro·prev·a·lence \ -ˈprev(-ə)-lən(t)s \

medical Definition of seroprevalence

: the frequency of individuals in a population that have a particular element (as antibodies to HIV) in their blood serum

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