latex agglutination test

noun

: a test for a specific antibody and especially rheumatoid factor in which the corresponding antigen is adsorbed on spherical polystyrene latex particles which undergo agglutination upon addition of the specific antibody

called also latex fixation test, latex test

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“Latex agglutination test.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/latex%20agglutination%20test. Accessed 28 Feb. 2024.

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