FTA-ABS test

fluorescent treponemal antibody absorption t.

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  • FTA-Abs-Test — Dieser Artikel oder Abschnitt ist nicht hinreichend mit Belegen (Literatur, Webseiten oder Einzelnachweisen) versehen. Die fraglichen Angaben werden daher möglicherweise demnächst gelöscht. Hilf Wikipedia, indem du die Angaben recherchierst und… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • FTA-ABS — is a treponemal test for Syphilis. Using antibodies specific for the Treponema pallidum species, such tests are more specific than Non Treponemal testing such as VDRL. FTA (Fluorescent Treponemal Antibody) ABS (Absorption) should always be… …   Wikipedia

  • FTA-ABS — Abbreviation for fluorescent treponemal antibody absorption. See fluorescent treponemal antibody absorption test. * * * fluorescent treponemal antibody, absorbed [test] …   Medical dictionary

  • FTA-ABS — Fluorescent Treponemal Antibody ABSorption test (Medical » Laboratory) Fluorescent Treponemal Antibody ABSorption test (Medical » Physiology) …   Abbreviations dictionary

  • FTA-ABS — • fluorescent treponemal antibody, absorbed [test] …   Dictionary of medical acronyms & abbreviations

  • test — 1. To prove; to try a substance; to determine the chemical nature of a substance by means of reagents. 2. A method of examination, as to determine the presence or absence of a definite disease or of some substance in any of the fluids, tissues,… …   Medical dictionary

  • fluorescent treponemal antibody absorption test — FTA ABS test; a highly specific treponemal antigen serologic test for syphilis; patient serum is absorbed with other treponemes to remove nonspecific antibodies, then reacted with a strain of Treponema pallidum fixed to a glass slide; specific… …   Medical dictionary

  • Fluoreszenz-Treponemen-Antikörper-Test — Fluoreszẹnz Treponemen Ạntikörper Test,   FTA Test, serologisches Verfahren zum Nachweis der Syphilis mittels Immunfluoreszenzmethode; Erreger (Treponemen) werden in abgetötetem Zustand mit der Serumprobe zusammengebracht; durch Beigabe von… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Venereal Disease Research Laboratory test — The Venereal Disease Research Laboratory test or VDRL was developed by the former Venereal Disease Research Laboratory, now the Treponemal Pathogenesis and Immunology Branch, of the United States Public Health Service. The VDRL type test was… …   Wikipedia

  • HIV test — Randall L. Tobias, former U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator, being publicly tested for HIV in Ethiopia in an effort to reduce the stigma of being tested.[1] HIV tests are used to detect the presence of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), the virus …   Wikipedia

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