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What is the ELISA test?

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Dr. Barton Cook
Pediatrics - Cardiology
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In brief: Antibody test

Enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay.
Commonly used to test for hiv, but has many other uses.

In brief: Antibody test

Enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay.
Commonly used to test for hiv, but has many other uses.
Dr. Barton Cook
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Dr. Matt Wachsman
Internal Medicine
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In brief: ENZYME

Linked Immunosorbent assay.
I've done thousands, developed some. You take a plastic dish. Add something to it then add an antibody to what is on the dish. If that something is there and the antibody binds it, you got an antibody stuck on a dish. Then, add something that lights up if an antibody is on the dish. Can be used to find something (if u have antibody to it) Also can show immunity to it.

In brief: ENZYME

Linked Immunosorbent assay.
I've done thousands, developed some. You take a plastic dish. Add something to it then add an antibody to what is on the dish. If that something is there and the antibody binds it, you got an antibody stuck on a dish. Then, add something that lights up if an antibody is on the dish. Can be used to find something (if u have antibody to it) Also can show immunity to it.
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