diagnostic yield

The likelihood that a test or procedure will provide the information needed to establish a diagnosis

diagnostic yield

The likelihood that a test or procedure will provide the information needed to establish a diagnosis. See Clinical decision making.
References in periodicals archive ?
The highest diagnostic yield was in patients presenting with chorea (n = 25), with a positive result obtained in 68.
Ranjodh Gill, author of the editorial published in the July 2005 issue of the Southern Medical Journal entitled "Hypoglycemia--An Enigmatic Dilemma," that "for best diagnostic yield, patients should undergo testing during an episode of spontaneous hypoglycemia.
Since confirmation of a laboratory diagnosis of SARS within the first 5 days of illness is the greatest clinical need, we studied the diagnostic yield from different specimens in patients with serologically confirmed SARS-CoV infection during this period (Table 4).
About the ZIO Service The ZIO Service, comprised of the ZIO Patch, proprietary algorithms and the ZIO Report, is proven in multiple, peer-reviewed published studies to produce a higher diagnostic yield and to change patient management, compared to traditional ambulatory electrocardiogram (ECG) monitoring.
Diagnostic yield of fine needle aspiration biopsy in HIV-infected adults with suspected mycobacterial lymphadenitis
These two differences "more or less cancelled each other out" in terms of the diagnostic yield, said Dr.
Having them relax during testing is an easy way to improve the diagnostic yield.
High single-pass diagnostic yield (cytology and histology) of a novel 25-gauge core biopsy needle for endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine needle aspiration and biopsy (EUS-FNAB) in pancreatic solid lesions.
The diagnostic yield of Neurome should exceed current exome tests because of its technical and clinical focus on neurological conditions," added Dr.
They showed a higher diagnostic yield when bone marrow examination and peripheral blood culture were used in parallel.
4) Several modifications that may be used to improve this diagnostic yield are premedication with histamine receptor antagonist with or witho ut pentagastrin, bladder lavage, and nasogastric suctioning.