How to use Titres in a sentence
In symptomatic individuals, the presence of high titres of specific antibody is also strongly correlated with invasive amoebiasis.
Of the 372 barren ewes, 35.2% had significant titres to Toxoplasma compared with 19.9% of ewes which lambed normally.
Patients were further subdivided into those with or without elevated quantitative serum Chlamydia trachomatis IgG antibody (Ab) titres.
The organism was not isolated in the latter but both had high and rising titres of antibody.
Some tissues may have higher titres earlier than brain tissue eg gut, hence these are best avoided from British sources.Advertisement
One problem with the test is that dogs may have positive antibody titres following natural subclinical infection, or following vaccination.
There is an urgent need to determine BSE infectivity titres in a large variety of bovine tissues.
The main way to measure duration of immunity is by checking the serum antibody titres.
The accurate investigation of the lowest forms of animal life, commenced by Leeuwenhoek and Swammerdam, and continued by the remarkable labours of Reaumur, Abraham Trembley, Bonnet, and a host of other observers in the latter part of the 17th and the first half of the 18th centuries, drew the attention of biologists to the gradation in the complexity of organization which is presented by living beings, and culminated in the doctrine of the echelle des titres, so powerfully and clearly stated by Bonnet, and, before him, adumbrated by Locke and by Leibnitz.
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Iatrogenic transmission of CJD accepted - high titres of the agent in experimentally infected guinea pig corneas.
The CNS tissues of sheep clinically affected with scrapie had been demonstrated to have higher titres of infectivity than those of asymptomatic infected sheep.
Viral titres of up to 1 x 10 7 colony-forming units per ml can be obtained in this way.