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What does FA stand for?

FA stands for Fluorescent Antibody (laboratory virus testing)


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Additionally, this analysis covers the following areas in details: enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA), antibody/p24 antigen test (fourth-generation test), Western blot assay, line immunoassays, indirect fluorescent antibody (IFA) assay, nucleic acid tests for infectious diseases, and the emerging technologies related to HIV and AIDS diagnosis.
Additionally, this analysis covers the following areas in details: enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA), antibody/p24 antigen test (fourth-generation test), Western blot assay, line immunoassays, indirect fluorescent antibody (IFA) assay, nucleic acid tests for infectious diseases, and the emerging technologies related to HIV and AIDS diagnosis.
To find out whether Hv1 was the correct channel in sperm, the researchers added a green fluorescent antibody stain to the channel and noted that Hv1 was abundant.
Documented methods of VZV antibody detection include complement fixation, IFA, fluorescent antibody to membrane antigen (FAMA), neutralization, indirect hemagglutination, immune adherence hemagglutination, radioimmunoassay, latex agglutination, and enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (CDC 1996).
Two serologic methods can detect antibodies: (1) the indirect fluorescent antibody assay, which has a sensitivity of 88% and a specificity of 97%, (8) and (2) the enzyme immunoassay, which has become less popular in light of the high sensitivity and specificity of the indirect fluorescent antibody assay.