cutoff level

cutoff level

(kut'of?)
In laboratory testing, the threshold value that distinguishes a positive test result from a negative one.
Synonym: breakpoint
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Oil prices are hovering at the cutoff level of the Ministry of Finance's comfort zone.
The Troponin I Whole Blood/Serum Test is an immunoassay for the rapid qualitative detection of cardiac troponin I (cTnl) in human whole blood or serum at a cutoff level of 1.
The proportion of the study population meeting each cutoff level, as well as the overall accuracy of race/ethnicity assignment--defined as the percentage of individuals at each cutoff level assigned to the correct reported race/ethnicity, was also determined.
Careful planning in 2013 can be important for employers near the cutoff level of 50 FTEs or that offer insurance plans that either don't meet minimum requirements or are judged unaffordable.
In writing, the cutoff level is 3 (rather than level 2 in reading and math).
Changes to those amounts--the nonexempt deposit cutoff level and the reduced reporting limit--are detailed in the Federal Reserve notice.
The optimal cutoff level is the point on the curve that has the shortest distance from the left upper corner of the Y axis to the curve.
The ACLU noted that the cutoff level the hospital uses for its opiate test, 300 nanograms of morphine per milliliter of urine, is much lower than the threshold used in tests of federal employees, which is set at 2,000 nanograms per milliliter.
Although recent days have seen price action test above the risk cutoff level at 1.
Rosen uses a cutoff level of less than 15 ng/mL of serum 25(OH)D to define vitamin D deficiency, though many other cutoffs have been advocated in the literature.