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n. pl. an·ti·se·rums or an·ti·se·ra (-sîr′ə)
Human or animal serum containing antibodies that are specific for one or more antigens.


n, pl -rums or -ra (-rə)
(Medicine) blood serum containing antibodies against a specific antigen, used to treat or provide immunity to a disease


(ˈæn təˌsɪər əm)

n., pl. -se•rums, -se•ra (-ˌsɪər ə)
animal or human serum that contains antibodies to a specific disease, used for injections to confer passive immunity to that disease.
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Noun1.antiserum - blood serum containing antibodies against specific antigens; provides immunity to a disease
blood serum, serum - an amber, watery fluid, rich in proteins, that separates out when blood coagulates


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A subset of DENV immune serum was obtained from a reference panel distributed by the Pediatric Dengue Vaccine Initiative.
The most effective was the fourth pool of immune serum to the IIIrd isoform.
beta]] whole immune serum or pre-immune serum, 1: 2,000; peptide 1 and peptide 2 affinity-purified sera, 1: 300; and rabbit polyclonal anti-GFP (NB 600-310, Novus Biologicals, Littleton, CO), 1: 5,000.
Antitsellullarian immunoglobulin isolated from hyper immune serum of rabbits (Table 6) induced suppression of sensitization processes in cell culture on the 3rd day to 1:340 dilutions on 5th day of growth was recorded for up to 1:380 dilutions and 8-10th day exerts an inhibitory effect was to 1:420 dilution.
The hyper immune serum was raised in Albino rabbits (n=4) following Clyde (1964) with slight modification at CASVAB, University of Baluchistan, Quetta.
Instead, an extract of antibodies (called immune serum or antiserum) is injected into your system so that you're fully protected.
Passive immunization against HS could be achieved by using the a hyper immune serum to provide immediate protection to animals that had have been exposed to infectious organisms and are suspected to lack active immunity agaisnt against that organism.
The mice then were exposed to a lethal dose of chikungunya virus, but the immune serum protected them from infection.
Competition assays were carried out in 2 steps: in the first step, diluted immune serum (1:200) was injected into the Teflon cell and the chip was washed with PBS for 5 min; in the second step, relevant (competition) or irrelevant (control) free peptide (8, 15, and 24 [micro]mol/L) diluted in PBS was injected.
The new product, which adopts chemiluminescent immunoassay, can seamlessly conduct biochemical and immune serum inspections.
Human immune serum globulin is given to prevent the formation of new toxin.