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techniqueused to detectthe reactionbetween an antigenand an antibodyby observing the behavior of a combinationof such species as they diffusethrough a gel
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The immunodiffusion test for detecting the virus was widely used to prevent the use of blood donations from carriers of HBV.
This approach could be particularly clinically useful in patients with impaired antibody production, such as individuals with HIV infection, where immunodiffusion techniques are inadequate