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16.8: Results for Indirect Serologic Testing

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    A. RPR Card® Test for Syphilis (Quantitative)

    Detects nontreponemal antilipid antibodies (reagin)

    Record your results in the table.

    Dilution Result
    1:1  
    1:2  
    1:4  
    1:8  
    1:16  
    1:32  
    Titer  

    R = reactive (distinct clumps)
    N = nonreactive (no clumps)

    B. MONO-TEST for Infectious Mononucleosis (Qualitative)

    Detects heterophile antibodies.

    Draw the results of a positive and a negative test.

    shig_xtm2.JPG
    Infectious mononucleosis test slide

    + = Agglutination of the horse erythrocytes

    C. Serologic test for SLE (Qualitative)

    Detects anti-deoxyribonucleoprotein antibodies.

    Draw the results of a positive and a negative test.

    shig_uyem.JPG
    SLE test slide

    + = Agglutination

    D. FTA-ABS Test for Syphilis (Confirming)

    Detects antibodies against Treponema pallidum

    Draw the results of a positive FTA-ABS test.

    shig.JPG
    Positive FTA-ABS test.

    Positive FTA-ABS test for syphilis (fluorescent spirochetes)

    Contributors and Attributions

    • Dr. Gary Kaiser (COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF BALTIMORE COUNTY, CATONSVILLE CAMPUS)


    This page titled 16.8: Results for Indirect Serologic Testing is shared under a not declared license and was authored, remixed, and/or curated by Gary Kaiser.

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