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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.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Elisa is not just the creative brains behind the look of the tearooms - she grafted for more than four months to bring a new look and feel to the old building before opening the doors last year.
T2D, type 2 diabetes; SPT1D, slowly progressive type 1 diabetes; GADA, anti-glutamic acid decarboxylase antibody; ELISA, enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay; BMI, body mass index; RIA, radioimmunoassay; AITD, autoimmune thyroid disease; BP, blood pressure; HDL, high-density lipoprotein; LDL, low-density lipoprotein.
They are based upon any one of the following principles; agglutination, immunofiltration or immuno-chromatography.5 ELISA tests are expensive as the instruments and chemicals are required to perform the test but it has shorten the window period of HCV.4 For the detection of two infectious markers, (antigen and antibody) combination EIA of HCV that is also known as 4th generation EIA, is used now a days.2 HCV-RNA can be amplified by using (NAT) nucleic acid amplification technology as well.
The 56 serum specimens collected during September 2010-February 2011 in northeastern and southwestern France (Bas-Rhin and Pyrenees-Atlantiques departments) were negative by both ELISAs. From September 2011 through March 2012, a total of 7 of 9 departments exhibited at least 1 seropositive specimen by c-ELISA.
Meanwhile, a blog operated by Peter Tieryas Liu, a writer of journals and magazines, has a video from an unidentified Chinese tourist, who visited the Cecil Hotel after the Elisa Lam incident and videotaped his inquiries.
Otak, who admitted both murders, tied up Elisa and when Samantha arrived he stabbed her to death.
In the Elisa Lompakko service, users can create online payment cards with validity periods and payment limits of their choice.
The negative predictive values were found to be close to 100 per cent for each of the kits but the positive predictive values were variable across different prevalence rates and were lower for ELISA compared to rapid tests.
"After careful study of our market and users we concluded that MCN's unparalleled ability to rapidly connect with local content providers and to deliver relevant, real-time results in 2-3 clicks best met our needs," said Mikko Mattinen, Head of Content Services in Elisa. "With MCN we have gone from contract to service launch in less than 6 weeks with a solution that supports our brand and business rules."
The researchers, who are among the first to employ ELISA to test environmental samples for antibiotics, say the assay is as sensitive as LC-MS for detecting target compounds in parts per billion, but is quicker, easier, and less expensive ($5-15 per sample, compared to about $150 for LC-MS, including sample preparation and instrumentation).
Among other examples, he cites a 50 percent spike in New York City child fatalities during the two-year period following Elisa's murder.
INTERIOR designer Elisa Mayer felt that her hair was due a revamp.