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I like the best way the publication is prepared. Wendy Miller, MS, CLS(NSA), MT(ASCP)SI I enthusiastically aid the writer process I imagine it is a very necessary textual content Stephen M. Johnson, MS, MT (ASCP)Completely up to date to incorporate new information regarding the immune procedure and new remedies for immunological illnesses! This useful advent to medical immunology covers the entire crucial theoretical ideas and the serology recommendations most ordinarily used within the laboratory. established into easy-to-read, student-friendly sections, the third version specializes in the direct software of thought to scientific laboratory perform. With questions by means of Maribeth L. Flaws, Ph.D., SM(ASCP)SI, Rush college clinical heart, Chicago, Illinois and Christine Dorresteyn Stevens, EdD, MT(ASCP), Western Carolina collage, Cullowhee, North Carolina
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Perform a slide agglutination test on each dilution by repeating the procedure (steps 3 through 7) as above, and look for agglutination. 16 SECTION 1 Nature of the Immune System Results Limitations of Procedures 1. A positive reaction is reported when the specimen shows 1. 6 mg/dL. 2. The titer is represented by the last dilution that shows a positive reaction. 3. A negative reaction is characterized by a lack of visible agglutination in the undiluted specimen. to room temperature and gently mixed before using.