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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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We are indebted to the patients and their families, the staff of the Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital, and the Central Veterinary Laboratory Lilongwe for their support; Lorraine McElhinney and Denise Marston for assisting with the RNA extractions for PCR analysis and subsequent phylogenetic analysis; Sharon Brookes and Graham Parsons for assisting with the fluorescent antibody test, rabies tissue culture inoculation test, and mouse inoculation tests on submitted brain samples; and David Chadwick and Anthony Hart for support.
The fluorescent antibody test used as a diagnostic test for rabies can only indicate the presence of lyssavirus antigens and cannot distinguish between lyssavirus genotypes.
CHIKV-specific immunoglobulin G (IgG) and IgM were tested in acute- and convalescent-phase sera by an indirect fluorescent antibody test with a hyperimmune mouse ascitic fluid prepared against CHIKV Ross strain in conjunction with a fluorescein isothiocyanate-conjugated goat anti-human IgG (Fluoline G, bioMerieux, Marcy l'Etoile, France) as previously described (22).

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