flocculation test

flocculation test
flocculation test n any of various serological tests (as the Mazzini test for syphilis) in which a positive result depends on the combination of an antigen and antibody to produce a flocculent precipitate

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any serologic test in which a flocculent agglomerate is formed; usually referring to a variant form of the precipitin reaction, and sometimes to types of agglutination tests.

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