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A group of closely related microorganisms distinguished by a characteristic set of antigens. Also called serovar.
tr.v. se·ro·typed, se·ro·typ·ing, se·ro·types
To classify according to serotype; assign to a particular serotype.
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1. (Medicine) med a category into which material, usually a bacterium, is placed based on its serological activity, esp in terms of the antigens it contains or the antibodies produced against it. Also called: serovar
2. (Biochemistry) med a category into which material, usually a bacterium, is placed based on its serological activity, esp in terms of the antigens it contains or the antibodies produced against it. Also called: serovar
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se•ro•type(ˈsɪər əˌtaɪp, ˈsɛr-)
n., v. -typed, -typ•ing. n.
1. a group of organisms, microorganisms, or cells distinguished by their shared specific antigens as determined by serologic testing.
2. the set of antigens that characterizes the group.v.t.
3. to classify by serotype.
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n. serotipo, tipo de microorganismo que se determina por las clases y combinaciones de antígenos presentes en la célula.
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