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hemagglutination inhibition

 

Definition: inhibition of nonimmune hemagglutination by antibody specific for the hemagglutinin; viral hemagglutination will not occur if antibody specific for the virus is added before addition of red blood cells. The inhibition is specific and is widely used for virus identification and for antibody determination.

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