glass test

glass test

a test to determine the nature of red or purpuric skin lesions: a flat piece of glass is pressed onto the lesion to elicit blanching.
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But Scott, who says a "glass test" to check for signs of meningitis was clear, told the Ipswich hearing: "I would never be frivolous in that way."
The Glass Test If you press the side of a clear glass firmly against the skin and the rash doesn't fade it's a sign of meningococcal septicaemia.
TO check whether a rash may be caused by septicaemia (blood poisoning caused by meningitis) experts suggest taking the 'glass test'.
Dr Tom Nutt, chief executive of the charity Meningitis Now, says: "It's vital to reach out to young people directly, as well as through their parents and educational settings, if we're to significantly change the perceptions and attitudes this group has towards the killer One way of checking if you may have meningitis is to take the 'glass test'.
Kelly took her toddler to the outof-hours doctor after a spot on her stomach failed to disappear with the meningitis glass test.
The capsules are constructed from glass test tubes, cinched at the centre to form a connection point.
Amal Elbahnasawy, Foundress of ARTISANskin says, "We consider ourselves extremely lucky to have the opportunity to work with Andy and combine our products with his creative work." Poplar also created the packaging for ARTISANskin's Fairy Dust, a versatile makeup product packaged in a vintage glass test tube which quickly became a best seller.
Further quantification of biofilm in glass tubes showed that biofilm formation was high at high salinity, glass test tubes, non-shaking conditions and extremes of pH (6.0 or 8.0) and temperatures (4degC and 42degC).