ISPE Glossary of Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology Terminology

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Serology

The study of serum reactions between an antigen and its antibody. Serology is mainly used to identify and distinguish between antigens, such as those specific to microorganisms or viruses. Serology is also employed as an indicator technique to assay plants suspected of being virus-infected.

Publication Source: Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
Publication Date: 1999

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