definitive test

The tests and procedures necessary to definitively establish to a high level of certainty the presence or absence of a particular disease in an individual

definitive test

NIHspeak A test that generates adequate data to determine the particular hazard of a substance without additional testing; a test upon which decisions regarding safety can be made

Patient discussion about definitive test

Q. What is the Definition of Anemia? My doctor told me I have anemia, based on my latest blood tests. What is anemia?

A. In laymans terms it is low iron. Most women get it sometime in their lives due to menstration and other factors. You need to increase your iron intake. Lots of beets, beans, spinich, and lots of other foods can help.

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The member warned that the lack of definitive test to identify whether a product is organic or not is the core of the potential fraud, that should be addressed as the UAE places food safety and security at the top of its policy priorities and is proceeding to deliver the highest possible rates for national food security and its sustainability.
There is no definitive test for the disease, with clinicians diagnosing patients by observing symptoms.
When it comes to depression, a condition for which there is no definitive test, patients and physicians must often pick their own lane.
However, the diagnostic process can be time-consuming as there is no definitive test for iMCD.
Multiple Sclerosis is one of the most elusive diseases to diagnose: symptoms can vary widely between patients, they can appear and disappear over long periods of time, and there is no one single definitive test to identify it.
The definitive test for gout draws joint fluid from a patient and then uses a compensated polarized light microscope to identify uric acid crystals in the sample.
Researchers collected both parental reports of their children's smoke exposure as well as blood levels of nicotine, the major metabolite of nicotine, which is often used as a definitive test of smoking or passive smoke exposure.
Consequently, we can consider this gravitationally bound system as a possible definitive test of the theory called quantum celestial mechanics (QCM) first proposed in 2003 by H.
Due to its wide-ranging symptoms there is no definitive test for Behcet's and it cannot be cured.
There is currently no definitive test for Alzheimer's, which affects 850,000 Brits and can develop for years before symptoms appear.
The charter change issue is rising to the fore as Myanmar prepares for key 2015 parliamentary elections, seen as a definitive test of whether the military is willing to loosen its grip on power.
There is no definitive test for early diagnosis of liver cancer.