Forssman antigen-antibody reaction
Definition: the combination of Forssman antibody with heterogenetic antigen of the Forssman type, as in the agglutination of sheep erythrocytes (which contain Forssman antigen) by serum from a person with infectious mononucleosis that contains Forssman antibody.
Synonym(s): Forssman reaction
© Copyright 2018 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved. Review date: Sep 19, 2016.