Reagents, Immunohematology, Antibody Detection/Identification, Enhancement Media, Polyethylene Glyco
Definition : Reagents that consist of polyethylene glycol (PEG), a water-soluble linear polymer that is used as enhancing media in antigen-antibody reactions that occur in alloantibody detection assays. PEG solutions remove water, taking up more space around the red blood cell and thereby concentrating antibody, promoting antibody uptake, and enhancing reaction strength.
Entry Terms : "PEG (Polyethylene Glycol) Enhancement Media"
UMDC code : 19783