radioallergosorbent test

noun

: a radioimmunoassay for specific antibodies of immunoglobulin class IgE in which an insoluble matrix containing allergenic antigens is reacted with a sample of antibody-containing serum and then reacted again with antihuman antibodies against individual IgE antibodies to make specific determinations
abbreviation RAST

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“Radioallergosorbent test.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/radioallergosorbent%20test. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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