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Detection of conglutinin in bovine serum by complement-dependent agglutination of Escherichia coli.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2672554     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Agglutination of Escherichia coli (ECA) by normal bovine serum was shown to be prevented by heating serum to 56 degrees C for 30 min, but restored by normal horse, swine, rabbit or guinea pig sera. Further investigation of the ECA reaction using techniques to distinguish between conglutination and immunoconglutination indicated ECA to be a conglutination reaction. Testing of 264 sera obtained from 22 normal cattle over a period of 5 months did not show individual or seasonal variation in ECA. Changes in ECA and conglutination were detected in sera of periparturient cows. The ECA reaction is a simple technique for detecting conglutinin in bovine serum.
J R Thurston; M E Kehrli; K Driftmier; B L Deyoe
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Veterinary immunology and immunopathology     Volume:  21     ISSN:  0165-2427     ISO Abbreviation:  Vet. Immunol. Immunopathol.     Publication Date:  1989 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1989-10-12     Completed Date:  1989-10-12     Revised Date:  2005-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8002006     Medline TA:  Vet Immunol Immunopathol     Country:  NETHERLANDS    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  207-12     Citation Subset:  IM    
National Animal Disease Center, Ames, IA 50010.
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MeSH Terms
Cattle / blood*,  immunology
Complement Fixation Tests
Complement System Proteins
Escherichia coli / immunology
Serum Globulins / analysis*
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Collectins; 0/Serum Globulins; 0/conglutinin; 9007-36-7/Complement System Proteins

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