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test

noun analysis, audit, check, checkup, effort, examination, experience, experiment, exploration, inquest, inquiry, inquisition, inspection, interrogation, observation, questioning, quiz, research, scrutiny, search, study, survey, trial, try, tryout
Associated concepts: blood test, clear and present danger test, compelling state interest test, prudent man test, right from wrong test, substantial evidence test
See also: attempt, canon, check, criterion, endeavor, experiment, indagation, inquiry, poll, question, research, survey, trial, try, venture

TEST. Something by which to ascertain the truth respecting another thing. 7 Penn. St. Rep. 428; 6 Whart. 284. Vide Religious Test.

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The reaction to tuberculin antigens, which is elicited by the Mantoux test, is a classic example of a delayed hypersensitivity reaction.
3%) weak positivity were seen in the Mantoux test and negativity in the in vitro for synthesis of [gamma]-interferon by effector cells stimulated with ESAT/6/CFP-10.
New kindergarteners and first-graders who have never attended kindergarten must also have the written results of a Mantoux test for tuberculosis that has been completed in the past 12 months.
3) A positive Mantoux test is also used to confirm the diagnosis.
haemophilum can induce similar reactions in the Mantoux test as M.
Says the CDC, the Mantoux test is the most reliable and best standardized technique for TB testing.
Even though all residents upon admission should undergo a two-step Mantoux test, they must be watched continually for the signs of TB -- not always an easy matter with the elderly.
A minimum of 1 weekly open access clinic for reading of mantoux test & any immunisations Full clerical and clinical administration of service Direct referral to chest clinic/ chest x-ray Testing for TB (tests for other conditions such as Hepatitis A,B or C and HIV may be carried out if there is reason for concern).