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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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If the supplementary test is indeterminate or positive and liver function tests are elevated (ALT greater than two times normal), the patient should be followed periodically with repeat liver function tests every 8 weeks for at least 6 months.
Conventional liver function tests and cholinesterase enzyme levels were assayed for all the patients.
Liver function tests are used for identifying patients with liver disease; in the differential diagnosis of jaundice; in monitoring the severity, course, and response to treatment of disease; and in detecting hepatotoxicity caused by drugs.
Some experts recommend clinical and laboratory monitoring more often than once per month, and in particular, would include monitoring of liver function tests at baseline, prior to dose escalation and at two weeks post dose escalation.
The disappearance of the cholestatic signs after the discontinuation of enalapril, as well as the laboratory tests that proved immunologic sensitization of the humoral and cellular systems to enalapril, clearly indicated that the drug enalapril was the cause of impaired liver function tests in this case.
Liver function tests gradually returned to baseline values by 13th day of admission to ICU.
The hepatic effects section says that elevations of one or more liver function tests "may occur" during diclofenac treatment, which "may progress, may remain unchanged, or may be transient with continued therapy.
8% of patients had abnormal liver function tests, and ultrasound detected fatty liver in 35% of patients.
Patients experiencing moderate or severe liver function test abnormalities should interrupt therapy until liver function tests return to normal.
Liver function tests were obtained on all patients 1 month following the start of medication.