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Blood Bactericidal Activity

MeSH ID: D001770

DEFINITION: The natural bactericidal property of BLOOD due to normally occurring antibacterial substances such as beta lysin, leukin, etc. This activity needs to be distinguished from the bactericidal activity contained in a patient's serum as a result of antimicrobial therapy, which is measured by a SERUM BACTERICIDAL TEST.

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drug effects [Q000187] ; ethics [Q000941] ; genetics [Q000235] ; immunology [Q000276] ; physiology [Q000502] ; radiation effects [Q000528]

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