reflex testing

reflex testing

, reflexive testing
A laboratory test that is automatically obtained when the results of a screening test indicate the need for further study. Examples of reflex tests include determination of the antibiotic sensitivity of bacteria that are identified in culture specimens; and determination of an enzyme immunoassay test for HIV when an antibody test for the virus is present in a sample of body fluids.
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Due to affordability issues and lack of awareness, reflex testing is more popular particularly in suspected/high-risk cases.
Key aspects of such a program tied to cost reduction include standardizing test ordering practices and formularies, eliminating obsolete tests from formularies, monitoring for duplicate test orders, and leveraging reflex testing capabilities to run tests only when indicated.
With CloudLIMS Lite's reflex testing functionality, testing laboratories can schedule a subsequent laboratory test or a cascade of tests on samples which are pre-tested for a particular analyte.
The diagnosis of trigeminal neuralgia is based on diagnostic criteria for classic trigeminal neuralgia, neuroimaging and electrophysiologic trigeminal reflex testing.
Biodesix Lung Reflex testing offers significant advantages for patients and their physicians over tissue testing.
Automated test reflex or testing cascade: Rules also allow users to set up ordering rules and automatic reflex testing rules based on results, ensuring all necessary testing is done and billed.
Pathologist-initiated reflex testing accounted for 483 of 1508 of testing (32%), while medical oncologist orders accounted for 56%.
With reflex testing, the laboratory uses the same specimen to perform an HCV-RNA test on any positive HCV-antibody test specimen, thus eliminating the need for a second blood specimen to be collected from the patient.
This principle is followed in many of the screening tests: mammography before biopsy for breast cancer screening; RPR before treponemal antibody tests in syphilis; and ELISA followed by Western blot for testing of HIV However, this has not been the case in cervical cancer screening since the introduction of HPV reflex testing in 2004.
All subjects had a detailed clinical assessment for peripheral neuropathy including Diabetic Neuropathy Examination (DNE) score, ankle reflex testing, diabetic neuropathy symptom (DNS) score, 10g Semmes-Weinstein monofilament examination and vibration perception threshold (VPT).
Their research has shown that autonomic reflex testing, which measures involuntary changes in heart rate and blood pressure, consistently appear to demonstrate significant changes in those with concussion.