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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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Thirty HCWs (10 high-risk and 20 low-risk) completed the serial serologic testing (Table); however, the baseline serologic tests were obtained [approximately equal to] 3 weeks after the initial exposure because of the delay in identifying Brucella in the culture of the aspirate.
Based on the serologic tests, there are a myriad of presentations that don't fit into any one pattern," which explains why physicians often don't recognize it or test for it, Dr.
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Because most pregnant women receive their diagnosis during the chronic, asymptomatic stage of Chagas disease, screening with 2 sequential serologic tests is the most efficient strategy for detection of infection (12).
In addition, recent VZV-IgG serologic tests indicated that the antibody titer is still high (1:80 on the basis of 1:10 of a positive criterion).
The serologic tests including direct hemagglutination, latex agglutination, immunoelectrophoresis, skin tests, and enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay are widely used to confirm the diagnosis, although they are associated with false-negative and false-positive results.
Most experts recommend against use of IgM serologic tests for HSV.
Additional serologic tests, imaging, or biopsies were performed at the discretion of the clinic physicians.