|Definition||:||Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay|
|Category||:||Medical » Tests|
What does ELISA mean?
Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA) is a test designed for detecting and quantifying substances such as antibodies, proteins, and hormones in a sample. Antibodies are proteins produced by the body’s immune system when it detects harmful substances, called antigens. ELISA is a screening test commonly employed for Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV).