heterophil antibody

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Related to heterophil antibody: heterophile antigen
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Noun1.heterophil antibody - an antibody found in the blood of someone suffering from infectious mononucleosis
antibody - any of a large variety of proteins normally present in the body or produced in response to an antigen which it neutralizes, thus producing an immune response
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Common diagnostic testing for EBV consists of nonspecific heterophil antibody testing and serologic antibody testing for EBV.