challenge test

challenge test

Administering a substance in order to determine its ability to cause a response, esp. the giving of an antigen and observing or testing for the antibody response.
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The top 50 contestants with the most compelling essays will be given the opportunity to sit for an aptitude test at The Literacy Challenge Test Centre in Accra, with a place in the final 10 at stake.
A challenge test was also carried out to examine the efficacy of cooking methods on the survival of Salmonella Senftenberg.
The following bacterial strains, recognized as pathogen species for human, were employed in the challenge test: Pseudomonas aeruginosa (ATCC 9027), Escherichia coli (ATCC 8739), Staphylococcus aureus (ATCC 6538) and Candida albicans (ATCC 10231).
In this study, we evaluated the role of foods as triggers of urticaria in CSU patients, taking into account not only self-reported information, but also challenge test. As a secondary objective, we evaluated the frequency of IgE sensitization to the most common reported foods reported and their possible association as causal mechanism.
The most common mercury test, the Challenge Test, faces limitations in that it is unable to discriminate types of mercury, and therefore cannot identify the source of the exposure.
During the additional year of follow-up, 22 of the 203 patients in whom asthma had been ruled out had a positive bronchial challenge test result at 6 or 12 months.
After obtaining written informed consent, the patients underwent the methacholine challenge test using IOS.
If a food allergy is suspected, you may be advised to undergo a supervised elimination diet or a challenge test where, instead of going without a particular food, you are given the food in increasing amounts to gauge how your body reacts.
The methacholine challenge test, specific inhalation challenge test (SICT) and specific nasal challenge test (SNCT), first with placebo, then with a papain solution were also performed.
The primary endpoints were an abnormal adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) challenge test (defined as a serum cortisol <18 mcg/dL after 30 minutes) and changes in albumincorrectedserumcalcium(sCa),24-hour urinary calcium excretion (24hCa), and urinary calciurmcreatinine ratio (Ca:Cr) from baseline to week 4.
Objective: To compare efficiency of glucose challenge test with oral glucose tolerance test for detection of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM).
This Nellcor Portable SpO2 Patient Monitoring System's compact design and ability to perform in challenging conditions makes it an ideal tool for multiple critical clinical screenings including Six Minute Walk Test, Critical Congenital Heart Disease Screening and Car Seat Challenge Test, said the company.

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