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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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He said that medical screening tests of prisoners would help administration to point out different diseases in prisoners.
17 March 2014 - US molecular diagnostics firm Good Start Genetics Inc said Monday it would broaden access to its GoodStart Select genetic carrier screening tests beyond the in-vitro fertilisation (IVF) setting to obstetrics and gynecology (OBGYN) and maternal fetal medicine (MFM) clinicians, under a strategic deal with US PerkinElmer Inc (NYSE:PKI).
However, a top geriatric psychiatrist at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) warns that online screening tests should be approached with caution.
Similar results on major outcomes including false positives, unnecessary terminations, and DS pregnancies were observed for contingent tests and several other screening tests.
The test we do for cotinine is a screening test, just like the test for cocaine.
In a study of 256 children aged 3-35 months, the use of C-reactive protein (CRP) in addition to either WBC or absolute neutrophil count slightly increased the sensitivity but also significantly decreased the specificity of the screening tests.
If you have a family history of colon cancer and/or polyps, discuss with your health care professional how often you should have these and possibly other colon cancer screening tests.
As mentioned above, examples of such screening tests are mammography, Pap smears, colonoscopy, and blood pressure measurement.
The most common screening test is the enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA), sometimes called enzyme immunoassay (EIA).
A diagnostic test for women over age 35 who have a higher-than-usual risk for genetic disorders or whose AFP or triple screening tests results were suspicious.
When considering new screening tests for cervical cancer, increased sensitivity of the test does not guarantee increased cost-effectiveness.