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reflex testing

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A laboratory test that is automatically obtained when the results of a screening test indicate the need for further study. Examples of reflex tests include determination of the antibiotic sensitivity of bacteria that are identified in culture specimens; and determination of an enzyme immunoassay test for HIV when an antibody test for the virus is present in a sample of body fluids.
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Eli Mordechai, Chief Executive Officer (CEO), in announcing the new assay, stated: "We are pleased to add reflexive testing for azithromycin resistance to our Chlamydia trachomatis assay.
Improved reflexive testing algorithm for hepatitis C infection using signal-to-cutoff ratios of a hepatitis C virus antibody assay.
8) Guidelines for test selection and reflexive testing protocols reduces the number of test ordering errors by decreasing unnecessary and ineffective test utilization.
This study reports the results, effectiveness, and consequences of implementing this reflexive testing protocol for HCV testing.
Responding to these divergent priorities (standard of care vs cost), we implemented a reflexive testing protocol.
Specific objectives include implementing an algorithm for reflexive testing of children with anemia and working to align the AHC hematology lab to World Health Organization transfusion standards for children.
Which aspect of the six IOM aims is improved by creating and implementing reflexive testing protocols?
Regulations regarding reflexive testing and narrative interpretations in laboratory medicine.
Your test requisition must list both urinalysis and urine culture, as well as a listing for urinalysis reflexed to urine culture, with the criteria that trigger the reflexive testing spelled out right on the requisition.
Ted Street agrees that reflexive testing is the way to go and suggests that your pathologists arrange a meeting with the physicians to discuss getting this protocol off the ground.
A similarly low percentage reported that their laboratories had developed protocols for automatic follow-up testing, also known as progressive, sequential, or reflexive testing.