seroconversion


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se·ro·con·ver·sion

 (sîr′ō-kən-vûr′zhən)
n.
Development of antibodies in blood serum as a result of infection or immunization.

se′ro·con·vert′ (-vûrt′) v.
Translations

se·ro·con·ver·sion

n. seroconversión, desarrollo de anticuerpos como respuesta a una infección o a la administración de una vacuna.

seroconversion

n seroconversión f
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Seroprotection and seroconversion rates were similar for AD subjects who received intradermal vaccination compared with AD subjects who received intramuscular vaccination.
(12) The HPA reports have shown that the Ortho HCVcAg assay is the most sensitive kit available in terms of "timing analysis" on the commercial seroconversion panels, when compared to nine other enzyme immuno assays including the Murex Ag/Ab combination assay and the Monolisa Ultra Ag/Ab assay.
The initially seronegative spouses were monitored regularly for "seroconversion"-that is, conversion from HIV-negative to HIV-positive.
This condensed vaccination schedule is not advisable in other situations because shorter intervals and an earlier start date lead to lower seroconversion rates.
Acute HIV infection (AHI) is usually defined as the time from entry of the virus into the body to completion of seroconversion, while early-stage HIV infection generally refers to the interval between seroconversion and the establishment of the viral load set point.
This phase may last for several weeks to years and if successful, HBeAg seroconversion will occur with the development of sustained HBe-antibody titres.
This report summarizes the results of that investigation, which found that six additional patients had HCV seroconversion during 2001-2008 and that the hemodialysis unit had numerous deficiencies in infection control policies, procedures, and training.
To compare mortality rates, the investigators used a large data set comprising 21 separate cohorts of HIV-infected subjects whose dates of seroconversion (development of serum antibodies as a result of infection) had been pinned down relatively precisely These cohorts included 16,534 subjects who were followed for up to 23 years in 10 European countries, Australia, and Canada.
capsulatum infection (CF antibodies to the mycelial and/or yeast-phase antigen at a titer of [greater than or equal to] 1:32, H and/or M band by immunodiffusion, seroconversion of negative to positive H and/or M immunodiffusion band, a [greater than or equal to] 4-fold rise in CF titer between acute and convalescent sera, or urinary H.
The population attributable risk of BV for HSV-2 seroconversion in this study was 21%.
Anti-HBs titers were measured quarterly, and vaccine response was defined as seroconversion to anti-HBs [greater than or equal to] 10 mIU/mL.
For example, 68% of patients with T cell counts over 200 experienced seroconversion compared to 9% of patients with T cell counts under 200.