- Marker, blood
- A sign of a disease or condition that can be isolated from a blood sample. For example, the monoclonal antibody D8/17 is a diagnostic sign of Pediatric Autoimmune Disorders associated with Strep.
Medical dictionary. 2011.
Medical dictionary. 2011.
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