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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Salvana said according to the World Health Organization (WHO) guidelines, routine drug-resistant HIV baseline test must be undertaken when incidence reached five percent.
The rigorous baseline test ensures the fully integrated satellite is working properly before moving on to environmental testing.
A baseline test can be utilized for pre-concussion screening.
Next, the person takes a timed walking test and other tests of mobility and a baseline test of physical performance on an exercise bike at Dr.
Among the policies Bukal's suit seeks to be imposed is a baseline test, which is not mandated by Illinois law.
The Baseline test was conducted with no ventilation system or space conditioning system operating as reference for comparison.
The Baseline test (no mechanical ventilation) showed low air change rates throughout all zones, with the lowest being the Master and Middle bedroom zones.
The following research questions are addressed: (1) What is the impact of each of the two English language learning software programs on test scores, as compared to a teacher alone; (2) what is the magnitude of the effect of each program compared to the other; and (3) do these effects vary by school-level baseline performance, students' baseline test scores or gender?
Having a follow-up bone mineral density (BMD) screening four years after a baseline test adds little value when assessing a patient's risk of hip or other osteoporosis-related fractures, suggests research published Sept.
The researchers found the lowest mortality rate among patients from the fittest quartile who further improved their peak oxygen uptake during follow-up, based on a second 1-km walk test performed 1 year following their baseline test in 964 patients.
The researchers found the lowest mortality rate among patients from the fittest quartile who further improved their peak oxygen uptake during follow-up, based on a second 1-kin walk test that was performed 1 year following their baseline test in 964 patients.
Also, to ensure the stability of the test system, the baseline test (no pulsation) was repeated after each series of pulsation tests.