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describe direct agglutination

  • combination of an insoluble particulate antigen with its soluble antibody
    • forms antigen-antibody complex
    • particles clump/agglutinate
  • examples:
    • bacterial agglutination tests for sero-typing and sero-grouping
      • e.g. Vibrio cholerae, Salmonella spp

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