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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.serological - of or relating to serology
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Serological testing plays critical role in helping diagnose patients with celiac disease.
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He said that facilities of registration of children, physical, parameter examination, laboratory tests (Serological, haematological), vaccination, speech therapy and physiotherapy were available at screening counters.
There is no single test, which is diagnostic of celiac disease; rather the diagnosis is made in combination with clinical features, serological assays for relevant antibodies and histological findings in duodenal biopsy.
The main objective of this study was to determine the serological prevalence and correlates of syphilis with rapid diagnostic testing among FSW in Burkina Faso.
The phylogenetic results were supplemented with serological data for ostriches from 2012 to 2014, and AIV-detection data from surveillance of 17 762 wild birds sampled over the same period.
Toxoplasmosis can be diagnosed by biological, serological, and histological methods ora combination of them (DUBEY, 2010).
If negative by a molecular method, testing should reflex to a serological assay to detect IgM antibodies in serum and determine recent infection.
In the present study we describe a computational method to perform epitope-based HLA matching using serological split level HLA typing as input.
Results: Among the IE patients examined, there were 147 BCNE patients, of whom only 11 patients (7.5%) were suspected of Q fever and undergone serological testing for C.