A-sample

A-sample

n
(General Sporting Terms) the primary urine or blood sample used in doping tests in professional sports; if the A-sample tests positive, the B-sample is tested to confirm or invalidate the results. See also B-sample
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The news of O'Reilly's positive A-sample has rocked a tight-knit boxing squad that was focused on at least emulating the four medal haul from London 2012.
XSe has pioneered a new approach that provides Tier 1 suppliers with reference platforms that approach A-sample quality.
The club confirmed in a short statement last night that Toure had been informed by the FA that an A-sample provided by him returned positive.
Toure had been informed by the Football Association that an A-sample provided by him returned positive.
The club confirmed in a short statement on their website that Toure had been informed by the Football Association that an A-sample provided by him returned positive.
The 26-year-old Manu Samoa international's A-sample tested positive for an as-yet undisclosed substance at a routine check carried out by UK Sport at Cov's home game against Rotherham on September 9.
The A-sample from John Gosden's filly was positive for a prohibited substance, and should the secondary analysis produce a similar result she is likely to be stripped of the pounds 152,000 prize, which will be awarded to the runner-up, Mick Channon's Flashy Wings.
The 32-year-old full-back will have his B-sample analysed next week after his A-sample tested positive for a banned, but as yet unnamed, substance following his side's 0-0 Uefa Cup draw with Skoda Xanthi in Greece last month.
This positive test result was found in the A-sample.
NDTL on 03 October 2008 analysed the A-sample of Shri Maheshwari and reported levels of ephedrine far above the expected levels, even when ephedrine is consumed for therapeutic purposes.
The A-sample returned by the 27-year-old contains traces of CERA, a 'third generation' form of EPO found in three riders' urine samples in the Tour de France.
Chelsea have a legal right to sack Bosnich after his B-sample last week confirmed the findings of his earlier A-sample and also revealed traces of cocaine.