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TEST. Something by which to ascertain the truth respecting another thing. 7 Penn. St. Rep. 428; 6 Whart. 284. Vide Religious Test.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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The original test was a simple precipitin test, usually in a microcapillary tube, in which the height of the precipitant defined the amount of CRP present.
Since the introduction at the turn of the century of the precipitin test for the medico-legal identification of bloodstains, several new techniques have been introduced and critically reviewed (Culliford, 1964; Gaensslen, 1983).