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assay

noun analysis, ascertainment, assessment, breakdown, calculation, computation, diagnosis, experiment, exploration, measurement, probation, probe, test, test case, verification

assay

verb analyze, ascertain, assess, calculate, commute, diagnose, endeavor, evaluate, experiment, measure, research, test, try, verify, weigh
See also: analysis, attempt, diagnosis, endeavor, experiment, inquiry

ASSAY. A chemical examination of metals, by which the quantity of valuable or precious metal contained in any mineral or metallic mixture is ascertained. 2. By the acts of Congress of March 3, 1823, 3 Story's L. U. S. 1924; of June 25, 1834, 4 Shars. cont. Story's L. U. S. 2373; and of June 28, 1834, Id. 2377, it is made the duty of the secretary of the treasury to cause assays to be made at the mint of the United States, of certain coins made current by the said acts, and to make report of the result thereof to congress.

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Participant demographics, general characteristics, psychiatric diagnoses and TPHA sero-positivity are summarised in Table 2.
From the spring of 2012 through November, TPHA membership grew from 919 to 1,024, Levy said.
The aims of this study were to determine and compare the prevalence of syphilis among different patient groups at Weskoppies Hospital, to determine and compare the psychiatric diagnoses of the infected and non-infected, to assess self-reported high-risk sexual behaviour, to establish the co-morbidity between syphilis and HIV, and to investigate the performance of the non-treponemal RPR test as screening method, compared with the confirmatory TPHA test.
Cooksley's long history of "tireless" involvement in public health practice and academia has contributed greatly to both the work of TPHA and the improved health of Texans, said APHA member Hardy Loe, MD, MPH, retired associate dean for community health at the University of Texas School of Public Health, in a letter nominating her for the honor.
Infectious studies were all negative, including blood tests for Toxoplasma, rubella, cytomegalovirus (CMV) pp65 antigen, viral hepatitis screen, HTLV-1 and 2, RPR and TPHA for syphilis.
On the contrary, changing lifestyles and STD prevalence have allowed ASI to emerge as a strong American leader for RPR (rapid plasma reagin) and automated TPHA (Treponema pallidum haemagglutination) testing for syphilis.
Jackson was honored with lifetime memberships in TEHA and the Texas Public Health Association (TPHA) and was named a "Fellow" of TPHA.
34 TPHA, control + and - included 200 tests February 1