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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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Grading system of the degree of red cell agglutination observed in the antibody screening tests and direct antiglobulin tests, indicating the amount of antigen or antibody present.
Gel cards with antihuman globulin reagent were used for indirect antiglobulin tests.
The direct antiglobulin test (DAT) and the indirect antiglobulin test (IAT) are both forms of the antiglobulin test.
Neonatal BO Incompatibility Is Associated With a Positive Cord Blood Direct Antiglobulin Test in Infants of Black Ethnicity.
The direct antiglobulin test result was weakly positive for 3 patients; none of them had posttreatment hemolysis.
Blood grou-ping and direct antiglobulin test was performed on all samples.
Further laboratory results (direct antiglobulin test and bilirubin) were assessed and reported for five babies whose maternal alloantibody titre by IAT tube was less than 16, but equal to 16 by CAT.
Investigations revealed a positive Direct antiglobulin test and a diagnosis of Autoimmune hemolytic anemia was made.
In addition, in a subset of children without hemoglobinopathies or glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency (n = 17), 16 were direct antiglobulin test (DAT)-positive, and nine were positive for immunoglobulin G autoantibodies, with higher parasitemia being associated with increased DAT positivity (7).
Severe ABO hemolytic disease of the newborn with a positive direct antiglobulin test.
AIHA was diagnosed, based on fulfillment of all of the following criteria: positive direct antiglobulin test (DAT), negative indirect antiglobulin test (IAT), clinical and laboratory evidence of hernolysis (Table 1), and exclusion of other causes of immune hemolytic anemia,
Uninfected erythrocytes bind increased amount of immunoglobulin and/or complement as detected in the direct antiglobulin test (DAT or Coomb's Test) (9,10).