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screen·ing test

any testing procedure designed to separate people or objects according to a fixed characteristic or property, with the intention of detecting early evidence of disease.

screen·ing test

(skrēn'ing test)
Any testing procedure designed to separate people or objects according to a fixed characteristic or property.
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Accordingly, most of the infants were seen to have passed the screening test in the OAE2 stage, and no statistically significant difference was found with respect to the mode of delivery (p=0.417).
Screening tests tend to be skewed, if at all, toward false positives.
The best way to catch the cancer early and reduce your risk is to get regular screening tests, says Dr Tharakan.
hence, I requested the honorable authorities of SPSC to cancel this screening test and it must be conducted on one day and one for all.
This is only Human Papillomavirus (HPV) test approved for use as a primary (first-line) screening test with both SurePath and ThinPrep PreservCyt Solution, the two types of liquid media used to collect samples for the vast majority of Pap or HPV tests in the US, added the company.
For more information about the cervical screening test, visit the NHS Choices website https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/cervicalscreening/
Work is now under way, backed by Microsoft founder and billionaire Bill Gates, to use this knowledge to develop a screening test that can find the earliest signs of cancer in people who appear healthy.
The Neonatal Tongue Screening Test consists of the anatomo-functional evaluation, which should be administered within 48 hours after birth.
Mothers who are more than 14 weeks and too far along into their pregnancy for the combined test will be offered a test called the quadruple blood screening test from 14 to 20 weeks of pregnancy.
No marketed screening test has been clinically proven to accurately diagnose ovarian cancer, according to a MedWatch announcement from the Food and Drug Administration.
Each month on average, 22,100 men return the bowel screening test and about 43,500 Scots will complete the test in the month of August.
Despite being approved by the Food a Drug Administration as primary cervical cancer screening test starting at age 25, most medical societies recommend that the human papillomavirus (HPV) test be used as part of a cotesting strategy with cytology, and only among women age 30 years and older.