Sensitivity test


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sensitivity test

a laboratory method for testing the effectiveness of antibiotics. It is usually done on organisms known to be potentially resistant to antibiotic therapy in vitro. A report of a "resistant" finding means the antibiotic is not effective in inhibiting the growth of a pathogen, whereas use of an effective antibiotic results in a "sensitive" report. See also antibiotic sensitivity test.

Sensitivity test

A test that determines which antibiotics will kill the bacteria that has been isolated from a culture.
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GenMark has developed four diagnostic tests for use with the XT-8 System, including its Cystic Fibrosis Genotyping Test, Warfarin Sensitivity Test and Thrombophilia Risk Test which have received clearance from the Food and Drug Administration.
Osmetech expects further commercial progress in 2009 by expanding the eSensor XT-8 test menu to include an extended Warfarin Sensitivity Test panel that includes CYP 4F2, a CYP 2C9 Genotyping panel, a venous thrombosis panel of Factor V, Factor II and MTHFR and a Respiratory Virus Pathogen panel.
The contrast sensitivity test is not covered by Medicare, he noted.
We are delighted that our eSensor XT-8 System and Warfarin Sensitivity Test has received this independent award.
We are pleased to be using Osmetech's eSensor XT-8 System and Warfarin Sensitivity Test as one of the trial's main genotyping platforms which should provide accurate, reliable and timely results from an easy to use and low maintenance system.
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Before the interventions, the hospital's 2004-2006 data showed that although 95% of GBS-positive penicillin-allergic mothers received antibiotics, only 16% received the appropriate antibiotic, and only 11% had sensitivity tests performed.
The laboratory can analyse blood for antibodies in poultry, conduct sensitivity tests for antibiotics, and microbiological tests on water and animal feed.
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