EAC-rosettes
Rosettes (see E-rosettes formed from erythrocytes (E) coated with antibody (A) and complement(C). A test for C3b or C3bi receptors (CR1 or CR3). The rosettes form more easily then E or EA rosettes.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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