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False-Positive Immunoassay Due to Patient Anti-Streptavidin Antibody

Specialty:

Clinical Laboratory
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Cardiology
Emergency Medicine
Critical Care

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ICD-10:

Description:

Streptavidin is a complex molecular derived from Streptomyces avidinii which is used in a number of antibody-based assays. Antibody to streptavidin can cause a false-positive assay, which can result in misdiagnosis.

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