confirmatory test

confirmatory test

(kŏn-fĭr′mă-tor″ē)
A examination used to validate the results obtained by another. The confirmatory examination may be more sensitive or specific but must be based on different examining principles.
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Their names were withheld pending results of the confirmatory test.
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Ours was compared with two other tests and results show it can be reliably used without the need for a confirmatory test.
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Double-disc synergy test (DDST) and CLSI confirmatory test were compared for the phenotypic detection of ESBL K.
After the confirmatory test, all but one were negative for Enterovirus-71.
Current guidelines from the CDC (7) recommend the use of a confirmatory test, typically a recombinant immunoblot assay (RIBA), for all samples with weakly positive results.
Her group's study aimed to see whether immunohistochemistry screening, followed by a confirmatory test using fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH), is a practical way to do this.
Though CLSI described phenotypic confirmatory test is applicable for Escherichia coli, Klebsiella pneumoniae and Proteus mirabilis, an attempt was made to look for ESBL production among other members of Enterobacteriaceae also.
During the period of January to December 2007, the HBV, HCV, and HIV-1/2 screening test results of blood donors and the confirmatory test results of HCV and HIV-1/2 seropositive donors were retrospectively obtained from laboratory records.
Reverse transcriptase polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) is currently the most sensitive and specific test for influenza and is also useful as a confirmatory test when other screening tests (immunofluorescent antibody or direct fluorescent antibody testing or commercial point-of-care testing) for influenza is used.
It's up to the agency that investigates child abuse whether a confirmatory test needs to be done.