baseline test

baseline test

Medspeak
Any test that measures current or pre-treatment parameters (e.g., chemistries, cell counts, enzyme levels, etc.), against which response(s) to therapy, if any, is (are) evaluated.

Trials
Measurements taken at the beginning of a study, to serve as a reference for subsequent measurements or observations.

baseline test

Clinical practice Any test than measures current or pre-treatment parameters, including chemistries, cell counts, enzyme levels and so on, against which response(s) to therapy, if any, is evaluated
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Baseline test. The objective of this test was to baseline the print process without the presence of closed-loop control.
All subsequent flow data (with the coated upstream pipe) were adjusted for the baseline test.
Compared with women who scored below the 50th percentile on their baseline test, those who scored above the 50th percentile showed significantly less decline in delayed verbal recall.
Compared with women who scored below the 50th percentile on their baseline test, those on therapy who scored above the 50th percentile showed significantly less decline in delayed verbal recall than did those in the placebo group.
His agent Richard Hale added: "He will just have to take a baseline test when he thinks he's all right again and if he passes that, he can ride again afterwards.
The subjects were followed-up from the date of the baseline test until the date of death or 31 October 2011, a median follow-up of 6.3 years.
Initial tests with the baseline charge amount showed higher energy consumption, but removing charge reduced the compressor power and duty cycle to that equivalent to the baseline test unit, and even slightly lower in some cases.
"Patients starting hydralazine or any drug in the big five should have a baseline test for ANA, although that is somewhat controversial," Dr.
The baseline test configuration includes only straight pipe up-stream of the flow meter and is intended to establish the meter's performance when the velocity profile is fully developed.
Since August, jockeys have to undergo an annual baseline test, made up of memory and reactionary tests.
The procedures were the same as during the baseline test (i.e., two blocks of test trials and two blocks of training trials).
In this set of four supplemental tables, the authors compare the baseline test scores of the treatment and matched control group samples observed in each year after KIPP entry (outcome years 1 to 4).