ramp test

ramp test

(ramp test)
A form of graded exercise test in which treadmill speed is kept constant but grade increases each minute between 1% and 4% until volitional exhaustion or other test termination criteria are achieved (e.g., Harbor protocol).
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The WNV ELISA positive pools were further tested by the RAMP test (ADAPCO, Sanford, FL) for confirmation.
A ramp test for each service is performed to verify the CIR, and EIR.
Tenders are invited for Supply and Guarantee of 10 kV DC insulation resistance tester with PI, DAR, DD, SV and Ramp test
Volunteers faced a ramp test and were asked to complete a three-minute bout of all-out exercise.
Stagecoach yesterday confirmed a ramp test was not required for a scooter user to drive on board.
Immediately after entering the climatic chamber the subjects performed a maximal ramp test.
The investigators performed a shear ramp test to determine viscosity.
Run the vibration at 10g rms throughout this final ramp test.
The Visco-Elastograph can be operated in the following modes: Frequency sweep; amplitude sweep; temperature sweep; vulcanization; frequency and amplitude sweep with prior deflection; ramp test with deformation angle up to 90[degrees]; and relaxation test with deformation angle up to 90[degrees].
VecTest uses antibodies bound to gold sol particle labels, while the RAMP test uses antibodies bound to fluorescently labeled latex particles.