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

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

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Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory and Cold Stone Creamery have 90 days to enter into a definitive Test License Agreement.
PSI-TEC sources believe definitive test data that its first commercial EO polymer displays unprecedented stability and electro-optic performance may be released by the end of the year.
In fact, no definitive test for ADD and ADHD exists.
The only definitive test at this time is a brain biopsy performed during an autopsy.
Key Ultrium tape-drive manufacturers IBM, Hewlett Packard and Seagate have reviewed and approved definitive test data which confirms the EMTEC Ultrium cartridge's compatibility with those manufacturer's tape drives.
A widely available, definitive test could ensure the earliest possible diagnosis of Parkinson's, and enable patients to take advantage of treatments before the disease reaches its advanced stages.
Larnyngeal electromyography is the definitive test for diagnosis.
Produce a rapid and definitive test result in critically ill patients--for example, patients with sepsis;
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.