Reaction

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Reaction

A decline in prices following an advance. Opposite of rally.
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Reaction

A decrease in price following an increase in price. A reaction connotes a slow decline; it is the opposite of a recovery.
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reaction

A decline in security prices following a period of rising security prices.
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False positive reactions to a skin prick test are well documented.
Key words: beta-Lactams; Hypersensitivity; Immunoglobulin E; Penicillins; Diagnosis; Skin Tests; Drug Hypersensitivity; False Negative Reactions; False Positive Reactions
Because the western blot tests revealed false positive reactions, we expected and confirmed that those undesirable reactions with sera from NC subjects also occurred when using ELISA, which is used to quantify the antigen-antibody reactions.