Acronyms that contain the term o antigens

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SPOMA

Serpulina Pilosicoli Outer Membrane Antigens

Miscellaneous » Unclassified

   
VCA

Viral Capsid Antigens

Medical » Physiology

   
HNA

Human neutrophil antigens

Miscellaneous » Unclassified

   
HLA

Human Leukocyte Antigens

Miscellaneous » Unclassified

   
ABH

ABO blood group antigens (A = type A; B = type B; H = typo O)

Medical » Laboratory

   

What does o antigens mean?

O Antigens
The lipopolysaccharide-protein somatic antigens, usually from gram-negative bacteria, important in the serological classification of enteric bacilli. The O-specific chains determine the specificity of the O antigens of a given serotype. O antigens are the immunodominant part of the lipopolysaccharide molecule in the intact bacterial cell. (From Singleton & Sainsbury, Dictionary of Microbiology and Molecular Biology, 2d ed)

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