diagnostic test

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n diagnostic test an assay conducted for diagnostic purposes
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Usage

In literature:

On another planet Jack faced his first real diagnostic challenge and met the test with flying colors.
"Star Surgeon" by Alan Nourse
These tests, however, are not of great diagnostic value, and they should be omitted, as they cause unnecessary suffering.
"Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition." by Alexander Miles
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In news:

Introduction to a new EMI test receiver that features comprehensive diagnostic tools.
The membranes are intended for sensitive rapid diagnostic test kits, including infectious disease, drugs of abuse, cardiac markers, and other analytes.
Proposed Rule Sec 75.17 (c 3 C), Vestibular Diagnostic Testing, as published in the Texas Register on January 22, 2010 at 35 TexReg 437.
Honeywell expects to complete field evaluation testing of its Zing remote diagnostic service for TFE731 engines by the end of next month.
In patients with low pretest probability of venous thromboembolism (VTE), obtain a high-sensitive D-dimer measurement as the initial diagnostic test.
Don't obtain imaging studies as the initial diagnostic test.
This entirely self-contained unit allows diagnostics, testing.
New diagnostic tests could hamper food outbreak detection .
MLive.com File Photo The new cancer diagnostic tests are based on research into the MET gene discovered by George Vande Woude, the Van Andel Institute's founding research director.
Molecular Diagnostics Test Volume Forecasts by Application.
Market Shares of Major Supplier of Molecular Diagnostic Tests.
A "Peek" at Parkinson's: The new diagnostic test.
"Peek" at Parkinson's: New Diagnostic Test.
This provides an incentive for diagnostics companies to develop rapid and reliable point-of-care testing In Vitro Diagnostic technologies.
FREE diagnostic testing for your transmission or service-related issues.
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In science:

The interpretation of the parameter ϑ = (π , χ) in this model is as follows: π1 is the prevalence of positive states and χ is the joint characteristics of the d diagnostic tests.
Confidence bounds for the sensitivity lack of a less specific diagnostic test, without gold standard
Unfortunately, so far no diagnostic test, not even a complex and time-consuming one, has been proven to be highly accurate, that is, with specificity and sensitivity close to 1.
Confidence bounds for the sensitivity lack of a less specific diagnostic test, without gold standard
Available diagnostic tests are applied to stool specimens of patients with diarrhoea, using one of the following three methods, with details to be specified.
Confidence bounds for the sensitivity lack of a less specific diagnostic test, without gold standard
Comparison of a screening test and a reference test in epidemiologic studies II: A probabilistic model for the comparison of diagnostic tests.
Confidence bounds for the sensitivity lack of a less specific diagnostic test, without gold standard
Comparisons of predictive values of binary medical diagnostic tests for paired designs.
Confidence bounds for the sensitivity lack of a less specific diagnostic test, without gold standard
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