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n. pl. se·rol·o·gies
1. The science that deals with the properties and reactions of serums, especially blood serum.
2. The characteristics of a disease or organism shown by study of blood serums: the serology of acquired immune deficiency syndrome; the serology of mammals.

se′ro·log′ic (sîr′ə-lŏj′ĭk), se′ro·log′i·cal (-ĭ-kəl) adj.
se′ro·log′i·cal·ly adv.
se·rol′o·gist n.
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Adj.1.serologic - of or relating to serology


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a. serológico-a, rel. a un suero;
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serologic, serological

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These patients were receiving regular HIV care, and had ready access to HSV-2 serologic testing, said Dr.
The authors presented an interesting pilot serologic investigation for IgG and IgM antibodies to roridin (a macrocyclic trichothecene mycotoxin produced by Stachybotrys chartarum) and found no elevation of antibodies in the index case, an individual with repeated exposure to a water-damaged building.
Recently, new serologic tests have become available to aid in the diagnosis of IBD and differentiate between CD and UC, though the current markers are not sensitive enough to be used as screening tests for IBD.
Elevated serologic responses have been detected in those whose drinking-water source is surface water rather than groundwater.
Three vaccination schedules for Newcastle disease were evaluated, by serologic monitoring, to assess the efficiency and safety of various types of vaccines (live vs inactivated), vaccine strains (Hitchner B1 and Clone 30), and administration routes (intranasal vs injection).
Only a serologic screening process would identify all infected women and newborns in time to administer the treatment necessary to prevent neurologic sequelae of the illness in these infants (Am.
13) Serologic tests are available, but poor specificity also limits their utility, particularly in areas of the country where other deep mycoses are endemic.
Ten of the men (45%) had serologic evidence of acute coccidioidomycosis and symptoms including fever, night sweats, chills, cough, myalgias, and weight loss.
The CDC diagnostic criteria are either the presence of erythema migrans or articular, neurologic, or cardiac manifestations with serologic confirmation.
Partner serologic testing, especially when couples have been together for less than a year, would help identify pregnant women at high risk for contracting primary herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2) infection, said Dr.
1] Serologic tests require venipuncture, followed by a delay as the serum is either sent to a reference laboratory or the sample is prepared for an in-office test.
The Association of State and Territorial Public Health Laboratory Directors, CDC, the Food and Drug Administration, the National institutes of Health, the Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists, and the National Committee for Clinical Laboratory Standards cosponsored the Second National Conference on Serologic Diagnosis of Lyme Disease held October 27-29, 1994.