in-home test

in-home test

A test done by patients rather than health care professionals to provide information about an individual's health status. Examples include tests to measure blood sugar (glucose), cholesterol, occult blood in feces, and blood pressure, as well as ovulation predictors and pregnancy tests. The materials and devices needed for in-home tests may be available over the counter (i.e., a prescription from a health care professional is not needed).
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The other purpose of the exam is to find out on a regular (approximately yearly) basis what new preventive testing might be relevant for you, what tests you might be able to avoid in exchange for less invasive ones (taking the in-home test Cologard instead of having a colonoscopy, for instance), and what vaccines might be appropriate for you.
In an in-home test, we found that 32% of consumers say they purchase fragrance-free hand and body skin care products, which is consistent with industry reports.
The in-home test is an over-the-counter version of OraQuick ADVANCE, an oral swab rapid test.
In other words, the researchers say, the in-home test would be expected to give one false positive for every 5,000 tests of uninfected people and a false negative in one out of every 12 tests of people who are HIV-positive.
Despite the general reliability of the in-home test, most physicians will repeat the test to verify pregnancy before a treatment plan is established for a patient, so the need for in-lab testing really has not declined.
To use an in-home test as safely and effectively as possible, take -- these precautions:
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American Sensors is showing several new in-home test kits for lead, radon and water.
has launched the Estroven Menopause Monitor in-home test with the promise of creating a new home diagnostic category.
The spokeswoman contends that many young people will avoid illegal substances once they realize their parents are knowledgeable about them and have the means to administer an in-home test.
We intend to develop this product as an in-home test kit, which will provide consumers with a simple and effective means of determining the benefit of our proprietary antioxidant products.
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