diagnostic assay

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Noun1.diagnostic assay - an assay conducted for diagnostic purposes
assay - a quantitative or qualitative test of a substance (especially an ore or a drug) to determine its components; frequently used to test for the presence or concentration of infectious agents or antibodies etc.
biopsy - examination of tissues or liquids from the living body to determine the existence or cause of a disease
cloze procedure, cloze test - a test for diagnosing reading ability; words are deleted from a prose passage and the reader is required to fill in the blanks
faecal occult test, fecal occult test, stool test - a test performed at home in which you collect specimens of your stool that are tested for traces of blood; used to detect colorectal cancers
GI series - diagnostic tests of the alimentary canal; usually involves inserting a contrast medium (such as barium sulfate) and taking an X-ray
glucose tolerance test - test of the body's ability to metabolize carbohydrates; used in the diagnosis of hypoglycemia and diabetes mellitus
Pap test, Papanicolaou test, smear test - a method of examining stained cells in a cervical smear for early diagnosis of uterine cancer
PKU test - a test of newborn infants for phenylketonuria
Queckenstedt's test - a test to determine whether there is a blockage of the spinal canal
radioactive iodine test - test of thyroid function in which the patient is given an oral dose of radioactive iodine-131
Rubin test - test to determine the patency or occlusion of the Fallopian tubes
skin test - any test to determine immunity or sensitivity to a disease by introducing small amounts on or into the skin
tissue typing - a series of diagnostic tests before an organ transplant to determine whether the tissues of a donor and recipient are compatible
vital capacity - the maximum amount of air that can be exhaled after a maximum inhalation (usually tested with a spirometer); used to determine the condition of lung tissue
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