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A substance that causes agglutination of red blood cells, such as an antibody, or a glycoprotein found on the surface of a virus. Viral hemagglutinins enable viruses to bind to host cells.

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n. hemoaglutinina, anticuerpo de células rojas o hematíes que causa aglutinación.
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In the end, the FDA advisory committee based its decision to keep using the Panama/2007/99 (H3N2) vaccine strain that was used in 2000-2001 on evidence from hemoagglutinin tests showing that the antigens in the current vaccine match those in the circulating strains.