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Diagnosis based on the study of blood sera.
- ‘Various diagnostic techniques such as improved culture techniques, serodiagnosis, and nucleic acid amplification have been developed and evaluated to improve diagnosis of childhood tuberculosis.’
- ‘The study reported in this issue on serodiagnosis of dengue infection in a tertiary care hospital in Delhi is a timely reminder of the required extent of monitoring.’
- ‘Protective antigen of Bacillus anthracis is the central moiety of the anthrax toxin complex and it elicits antibody response useful for serodiagnosis of the disease.’
- ‘For the serodiagnosis of group A streptococcal infections and their late sequelae, a battery of tests have been suggested.’
- ‘At present, serodiagnosis does not have any role in diagnosis of childhood pulmonary tuberculosis.’
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