From Big Medical Encyclopedia

KOONS METHOD (A. N. of Coons, amer. pathologist, sort. in 1912) — a way of identification of interaction of antigen with an antibody by means of the luminescing antibodies at microscopy of objects in an ultraviolet light; at a direct method specific antibodies, marked flyuorokhromy are used, at an indirect method — marked a flyuorokhromy antiglobulinovy of an antibody — see. Immunofluorescence .