serial determination

serial determination

Etymology: L, series, row, determinare, to limit
a laboratory test that is repeated at stated intervals, as in a series of repeated tests for cardiac enzymes in blood samples taken from a patient with suspected myocardial infarction.
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Until this other approach is tested, we would advocate for the serial determination of hscTnT using a minimum change of 85% over a 6-h period to detect a [delta] value.
Serial determinations of s-TREM-1 from endobronchial aspirates may detect rising concentrations7 as colonisation/VAT becomes VAP and thus distinguish the former entities from true infection of the pulmonary parenchyma.
By establishing a relationship between antiviral drug doses, serial determinations of HHV-6 DNA by polymerase chain reaction (PCR) in CSF, and neurologic improvement, Denes et al.