Several immunologists are clustered around a light table to examine two slides of blood serum; one slide is an electrophoretic analysis of blood serum, and the other is an immuno-eletrophoretic pattern of the same serum. Verso: WHO/15283. General Immunology. Immunologists discussing a case at the University Hospital of Leiden (Netherlands). The slide indicated by th pencil is an electrophoretic analysis of blood serum, while the slide next to it is an immunoelctrophoretic pattern of the same serum. This technique is often used to disclose pathological alterations in serum protiens found in certain diseaes such as rheumatoid arthritis.
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World Health Organization; Source: Research; Research date: 07/22/2015