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Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
blood autoantibody titer +   
plasma autoantibody level +  
serum anti-collagen antibody level +   
serum anti-coronavirus antibody level +  
serum anti-cytomegalovirus (CMV) antibody level 
serum anti-DNA antibody level +   
serum anti-Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) antibody level 
serum anti-laminin antibody level +  
serum anti-toxoplasma antibody level +  
serum antibody titer +   
serum autoantibody level +   
Measurement of the amount of one or more autoantibodies in a specified sample of serum. An antibody is an immunoglobulin molecule possessing a specific amino acid sequence that binds to a specific antigen, a substance introduced into an organism which initiates an immune response including the production of the very antibodies which bind to it in an effort to destroy it. An autoantibody is an antibody that attacks the cells, tissues, native proteins, or other endogenous molecules of the organism in which it was formed.

Exact Synonyms: serum anti-self antibody level
Narrow Synonyms: rheumatoid factor measurement
Xrefs: EFO:0005767
Definition Sources: American_Heritage:The_American_Heritage_Medical_Dictionary_2007, Dorland:Dorlands_Illustrated_Medical_Dictionary--31st_Ed, ISBN:978-1416049982

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