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Where can blood agglutination be seen? What does it mean exactly?

Where can blood agglutination be seen? What does it mean exactly?

It means: that the blood is clumping. See: http://www.medicine.mcgill.ca/physio/vlab/bloodlab/abo_n.htm ...Read more

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Agglutination (Definition)

Agglutination is the clumping up of substances your blood. It can be platelets or blood cells, fatty ...Read more


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Please tell me, could a lymphoma change your blood type expression (agglutination) from o to b?

Please tell me, could a lymphoma change your blood type expression (agglutination) from o to b?

No, but...: There are carcinomas that produce carbohydrates that can bind to type o blood cells and mimic b, but i've not heard of a lymphoma doing that. However, there are a few "weak b" blood groups that have typed as o's in the past. I'll bet this is you. Your blood bank knows how to deal with these. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I had a miscarriage 3mo ago and now im 4 weeks preg. Prev blood work showed pan-agglutination. Should i make a doc app right away or at 8 weeks.

I had a miscarriage 3mo ago and now im 4 weeks preg. Prev blood work showed pan-agglutination. Should i make a doc app right away or at 8 weeks.

Better soon: Given your history, your OB may put you on some medicines, to preserve your pregnancy, after possibly ordering more tests, wish you an uneventful pregnancy and a healthy baby ...Read more

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What is agglutination?

What is agglutination?

Sticking together: This is a technique most commonly used in the lab, to see whether a particular antigen or antibody is present and working under various conditions. Latex agglutination may be used to test for forms of arthritis or infection; an antibody that makes red cells stick together may explain a clinical problem. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: agglutination?

What is the definition or description of: agglutination?

Clumping: Agglutination is the clumping up of substances your blood. It can be platelets or blood cells, fatty cells or some proteins. ...Read more

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Explain the antibody reactions of agglutination?

Explain the antibody reactions of agglutination?

Antibody tests: Latex beads are coated with an antigen. You you have antibodies against that antigen, your serum may agglutinate the beads. A titer can be determined by diluting the serum. Sometimes, a high titer may not agglutinate until the serum is diluted (prozone effect). ...Read more

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How will agglutination reaction identify pathogenic bacteria?

How will agglutination reaction identify pathogenic bacteria?

Bacteria: Agglutination reactions often measure antibodies that will cause the agglutination of artificial particles containing substances from the bacteria coating them. The antibody, if present, causes these particles to cluster together and agglutinate. ...Read more

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Is the latex agglutination CRP test done in lab?

Is the latex agglutination CRP test done in lab?

Yes,but mixing tests: A CRP is a lab test, but kits are avaialble for office use. The latex agglutination test measures rf in dilutional titers, but measurement is rarely done that way. ...Read more

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Semen anlys let me know is it ok for pregnancy count 25m/cc active nil moderate 10 sluggish 20 non motile 70 agglutination -prsent ?

Semen anlys let me know is it ok for pregnancy
count 25m/cc 
active  nil
moderate  10
sluggish 20
non motile 70
agglutination -prsent
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Abnormal semen: Although it is possible to achieve a pregnancy with low sperm motility, it is less likely. Here, the motility is very low (10%) and there is clumping present. This could be due to varicocele, exposures, medications, antisperm antibodies or various other things, including general health issues. This merits evaluation by a urologist. ...Read more