challenge test

challenge test

Administering a substance in order to determine its ability to cause a response, esp. the giving of an antigen and observing or testing for the antibody response.
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The most common mercury test, the Challenge Test, faces limitations in that it is unable to discriminate types of mercury, and therefore cannot identify the source of the exposure.
During the additional year of follow-up, 22 of the 203 patients in whom asthma had been ruled out had a positive bronchial challenge test result at 6 or 12 months.
If a food allergy is suspected, you may be advised to undergo a supervised elimination diet or a challenge test where, instead of going without a particular food, you are given the food in increasing amounts to gauge how your body reacts.
Objective: To compare efficiency of glucose challenge test with oral glucose tolerance test for detection of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM).
This Nellcor Portable SpO2 Patient Monitoring System's compact design and ability to perform in challenging conditions makes it an ideal tool for multiple critical clinical screenings including Six Minute Walk Test, Critical Congenital Heart Disease Screening and Car Seat Challenge Test, said the company.
Salim Abdullah, PhD, principal investigator of the study said that they were extremely excited by the good results of this malaria challenge test, which opens up unprecedented opportunity for evaluation of new malaria drugs and vaccines in Africa.
The most common screening method is known as an oral glucose challenge test, in which glucose is ingested and blood samples are taken.
Aiming to boost capacity in water quality monitoring and surveillance in the country, the Ghana Water Company Limited has released a new water monitoring challenge test kits in Accra.
The methods used to verify the integrity of an M40 series protective mask fit have historically involved two simple tests--the negative pressure test and the vapor challenge test.
American Diabetes associates of clinical recommendation 2002 diabetes care 2002, said that so far the test which has been found to be most cost effective is 50g Glucose Challenge Test.
The glucose challenge test This test is used to screen for diabetes in pregnancy, which is known as gestational diabetes.
PARKER DOMNICK HUNTER has announced the launch of a new aerosol challenge test instrument.

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