Definitions of H D Antibodies

  1.   Antibodies elicited in a different species from which the antigen originated These antibodies are directed against a wide variety of interspecies specific antigens the best known of which are Forssman Hanganutziu Deicher H D and Paul Bunnell P B Incidence of antibodies to these antigens i e the phenomenon of heterophile antibody response is useful in the serodiagnosis pathogenesis and prognosis of infection and latent infectious states as well as in cancer classification