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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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In the study, oxidized linalool was added at patch testing for more than 3,000 patients who wanted to find out what was causing their eczema.
Irritants and/or allergens were not identified during patch testing but were thought to be related to the patient's occupation.
Some areas discussed include clinical features of patients having oral allergy syndrome associated with plant food allergens in the Kanto Region, the current position of atopy patch testing in the diagnosis of food allergy in children, clinical manifestations of food allergy, and management of the child with food allergy.
In one study, 13% of patients who were treated for chronic otitis media were allergic to neomycin on skin patch testing.
Dermatologists have reported anecdotally that positive reactions to PPD in patch testing is increasing in frequency.
Patch testing patients with PPD shows a reaction consistent with a type IV delayed hypersensitivity reaction.
In patch testing, irritancy and/or sensitization is evaluated by using a patch such as the Hill Top Chamber or Finn Chamber along with medical adhesive tapes affixed to woven patches.
She said: "We will refer Ms McCarthy to a specialist dermatologist who will carry out patch testing at our expense to help determine the cause of her reaction.
In the atopy patch test, presently used for research purposes only, allergens known to elicit IgE-mediated hypersensitivity reactions are used for epicutaneous patch testing to identify atopic triggers.
Beryllium skin patch testing to analyze T cell stimulation and granulomatous inflammation in the lung.
Cohen, deputy chair and professor of dermatology at the school, reported that among 4,101 patients subjected to patch testing by the North American Contact Dermatitis Group, an unexpected 9.
Navy's efforts to detect heroin, sweat patch testing, and proposals to decriminalize heroin in order to forstall deaths from impure drugs.