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im·mu·no·as·say

 (ĭm′yə-nō-ăs′ā, ĭ-myo͞o′-)
n.
A laboratory technique that identifies and quantifies a protein, such as a hormone or an enzyme, based on its ability to act as an antigen or antibody in a chemical reaction.

immunoassay

(ˌɪmjʊnəʊˈæseɪ)
n
(Physiology) immunol a technique of identifying a substance by its ability to bind to an antibody
ˈimmunoˌassayist n

im•mu•no•as•say

(ˌɪm yə noʊ əˈseɪ, -ˈæs eɪ, ɪˌmyu-)

n.
a laboratory method for detecting a substance by using an antibody reactive with it.
[1955–60]
im`mu•no•as•say′a•ble, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.immunoassay - identification of a substance (especially a protein) by its action as an antigen; "PSA in the blood can be measured with an immunochemical assay"
bioassay, bio-assay - appraisal of the biological activity of a substance by testing its effect on an organism and comparing the result with some agreed standard
radioimmunoassay - immunoassay of a substance that has been radioactively labeled
Translations

im·mu·no·as·say

n. inmunoanálisis, proceso para determinar la capacidad de una sustancia para actuar como antígeno y anticuerpo en un tejido;
enzyme ______ enzimático.
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The group of laboratories performing the FPIA assay had the lowest interlaboratory variation (4.
This variable interference further limits the utility of FPIA after [CPDG.
Schwarzhoff and Cody studied the effect of 16 different adulterating agents: ammonia-based cleaner, L-ascorbic acid, Visine eye drops, Drano, golden-seal root, lemon juice, lime solvent, Clorox, liquid hand soap, methanol, sodium chloride, tribasic potassium phosphate, toilet-bowl cleaner (Vanish, Drackett Products), white vinegar, ionic detergent (Multi-Terge), and whole-blood anticoagulated with EDTA on the FPIA (flourescence polarization immunoassay) for testing abused drugs in urine.
We evaluated potential interference of Asian, American, and Indian ginsengs on serum digoxin measurement both in vitro and in vivo in a mouse model with the ECLIA-digoxin assay and a turbidimetric assay (TIA) on Bayer's ADVIA Chemistry systems and compared the results with the results obtained by using FPIA.
These assays are known by a variety of acronyms, some of which trademarked: RIA, EMIT, ELISA, FPIA, MEIA, and CEDIA, to mention a few.
1 presents the geometric means of plasma Hcy obtained by HPLC and FPIA and plasma SAM and SAH after blood sample incubation over a period of 0, 2, 6, and 24 h at room temperature or at 4 [degrees]C.
In Guyana, the report notes, FPIA "provides safe abortion services to low income women.
131]I, have been reported to interfere in radioimmunoassays; and fluorescent dyes used in severe burn cases interfered in fluoroimmunoassays and FPIA.
The CV in the Abbott FPIA assays exceeded 20% only at the lowest concentrations of PCP and BEG tested.