complement fixation definition

  • noun:
    • The binding of energetic serum complement to an antigen-antibody pair. It will be the basis for assorted diagnostic examinations to detect the clear presence of a particular antigen or antibody.
    • an immune response in which an antigen-antibody combination inactivates a complement (it is therefore unavailable to participate in a moment antigen-antibody combination)
    • The binding of active serum complement to an antigen-antibody set. It's the foundation for assorted diagnostic examinations to detect the current presence of a particular antigen or antibody.
    • an immune reaction where an antigen-antibody combo inactivates a complement (so it is unavailable to take part in an additional antigen-antibody combination)

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