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se·ro·pos·i·tive

 (sîr′ō-pŏz′ĭ-tĭv)
adj.
Indicating a positive reaction to a serological blood test, especially one testing for the presence of antibodies.

se′ro·pos′i·tiv′i·ty n.
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seropositivity

(ˌsɪərəʊˌpɔzɪˈtɪvɪtɪ)
n
the quality or state of being seropositive
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seropositivity

n. seropositividad, resultado positivo en un examen serológico.
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For the multivariable model evaluating risk factors associated with seropositivity in all workers, the following variables remained in the final logistic regression model: handling camels or their waste daily (adjusted odds ratio [aOR] 4.2, 95% CI 1.7-11.8), working as a camel salesman (aOR 4.0, 95% CI 1.6-10.1), and self-reported diabetes (aOR 6.2, 95% CI 1.2-30.3).
Overall, seropositivity of 46.56% (1090/2341) and 27.2% (6/24) against MG was observed among poultry- and pheasantry-birds, respectively.
This study is under taken to know the prevalence of seropositivity among blood donors attending the Department of Transfusion Medicine, Government Medical College, Thiruvananthapuram.
The current study evaluated the extent to which naturally acquired IgG antibody responses to P falciparum recognize the synthetic peptide AS202.11 in a Tanzanian high malaria transmission site, in terms of seropositivity across different age groups of individuals in the study community.
Detection of immunoglobulin G antibodies to Neospora caninum in humans: high seropositivity rates in patients who are infected by human immunodeficiency virus or have neurological disorders.
On multivariable analyses, working as a camel salesman, handling live camels or their waste, and having diabetes were associated with seropositivity among all workers, whereas handling live camels combined with either administering medications or cleaning equipment was associated with seropositivity among market workers.
A significant (P<0.05) association was found between seropositivity against C.
(13) Some authors documented HEV seropositivity among hemodialysis and thalassemia patients.
On analyzing age wise seropositivity of TORCH pathogens, maximum seropositivity was observed in 21-30 years age group.
Figure 1 depicts that the seropositivity was highest in women of 31 years and above (17%) and least (2.7%) between 18-25 years, (p < 0.03).