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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

adj serológico
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We conducted a multicenter study in France and Switzerland to evaluate the accuracy of Tp-PCR compared with DFM and serologic testing.
However, there is currently no recommendation for postvaccination serologic testing to ensure protection, and records may no longer be available for some people who did have such testing earlier in their careers.
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Only a serologic screening process would identify all infected women and newborns in time to administer the medical treatment necessary to prevent neurologic sequelae of the illness in these infants (Am.
Two serologic methods can detect antibodies: (1) the indirect fluorescent antibody assay, which has a sensitivity of 88% and a specificity of 97%, (8) and (2) the enzyme immunoassay, which has become less popular in light of the high sensitivity and specificity of the indirect fluorescent antibody assay.
We report a case of idiopathic PCT in a patient with limited systemic scleroderma and serologic evidence of an overlap connective tissue disorder (CTD).
The researchers used results of clinical tests for confirmed congenital infection (physical examinations and serologic evaluations) and the World Health Organization definition of presumptive congenital infection, which includes any infant born to a woman with untreated or inadequately treated syphilis, to assess the rate of congenital infection according to maternal characteristics and pregnancy outcomes.
The sensitivity of 2-stage serologic testing on acute-phase samples was 40.
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His last HIV serologic test, 3 months earlier, had been negative.