Meaning of complement-fixation test
Pronunciation: (kom'plu-munt-fik-sā'shun), [key]
— Med. Med.
- a test for diagnosing an infectious disease by detecting the presence of antibody in the blood, based on the fixing of a known quantity of complement to the antigen being tested and the specific antibody that combines with it. Abbr.: CFT
- complement-fixation test (Thesaurus)