definitive diagnosis

definitive diagnosis

Clinical medicine A diagnosis reached by an extensive workup, on which therapy is based. Cf Clinical suspicion.
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In view of this, you will benefit from a proper physical examination by your doctor who will also send samples of your blood and skin scrapings to the Laboratory for a definitive diagnosis and appropriate treatment.
The SMA STAT test reduces the time needed for genetic testing to help confirm a definitive diagnosis of SMA from 21 to four days, enabling individuals and physicians to plan and begin treatment earlier for what is often a life-threatening disease.
with tremendous clinical value in helping physicians to provide a fast and definitive diagnosis across a wide range of applications.
A biopsy is required for a definitive diagnosis, but your veterinarian will often do other diagnostic tests, such as a fungal culture and skin scrapings, to rule out other skin problems.
The doctor through definitive diagnosis involving CT scan and endoscopy confirmed that Abby, as she was fondly known, had chronic sinusitis.
Researchers at UC said that by the time a definitive diagnosis is made for Alzheimer's, too many neurons are dead already, making it essentially irreversible.
"Pekerman was asked if the issue was a recurrence of James' calf injury, but the veteran coach was unable to provide a definitive diagnosis so soon after full-time."At the moment I don't have that information, I cannot confirm or deny anything, we'll have to wait and see," he said.
"These results offer further proof that NGS approaches represent powerful tools for establishing a definitive diagnosis," conclude the authors.
For the eagle of the present report, results of several diagnostic tests increased clinical suspicion of IBD, but histologic examination of an intestinal biopsy specimen was required for definitive diagnosis. Although successful in this case, steroid administration in avian species must be carefully considered.
Then they gradually withdrew asthma medications from those who did not appear to have a definitive diagnosis of asthma.
Even with a definitive diagnosis, the impact the abnormality on non racehorse performance is sometimes difficult to discern.
Some patients will be able to receive a definitive diagnosis or the all clear on the same day, while others who need to undergo further tests can expect a diagnosis within two weeks Early of their first appointment.