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  • outcomes
  • In cases where binary classification can be applied to the test results, such yes versus no, test target (such as a substance, symptom or sign) being present versus absent, or either a positive or negative test), then each of the two outcomes has a separate predictive value. (wikipedia.org)
  • Currently, it is the only available test for predicting treatment outcomes for anticancer chemotherapy drugs for breast cancer. (wikipedia.org)
  • In these trials DirectHit analysis of estrogen receptor and HER-2/neu displayed a higher predictive accuracy for treatment outcomes with anti estrogen drugs and Trastuzumab than standard methods. (wikipedia.org)
  • laboratory
  • PITTSBURGH, November 1, 2000 - Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh's Thomas E. Starzl Transplantation Institute have been awarded $728,000 through the Immune Tolerance Network to study a group of transplant patients who are completely off immunosuppressive drugs to see if clues can yield simple laboratory tests predictive of transplant tolerance, the most elusive goal in the field of transplantation. (upmc.com)
  • results
  • This PC friendly version can store hundreds of test results and allows the operator to download and generate reports. (tdworld.com)
  • A conversion of continuous values into binary values can be performed, such as designating a pregnancy test as "positive" above a certain cutoff value, but this confers a loss of information and generally results in less accurate predictive values. (wikipedia.org)
  • Further research is required to inform the development of a resource that supports the individual to make an informed decision about whether to engage in a predictive test, what test results mean, and how to access post-test support. (diva-portal.org)
  • and managing confidentiality and disclosure of test results. (wikipedia.org)
  • The test data and simulation results correlated very well with only minor discrepancies in terms of overall impact deformation, component failure modes and velocity and acceleration at various locations on the vehicle. (wikipedia.org)
  • symptoms
  • Dr Victoria Bills, the obstetrician who conducted the research, commented: 'Although there is currently no medicine to cure pre-eclampsia, a VEGF test could guide the prescription of aspirin - which decreases the incidence of pre-eclampsia by 15 per cent - and identify women that should be particular mindful of the symptoms and who should be monitored closely. (netdoctor.co.uk)
  • Diagnosis is by genetic testing, which can be carried out at any time, regardless of whether or not symptoms are present. (wikipedia.org)
  • Current research directions include determining the exact mechanism of the disease, improving animal models to aid with research, testing of medications to treat symptoms or slow the progression of the disease, and studying procedures such as stem cell therapy with the goal of repairing damage caused by the disease. (wikipedia.org)
  • colorimetric
  • A simple colorimetric test is possible by adding a lactose analog which is degraded by β-galactosidase, producing a colored compound which can be measured quantitatively through spectrophotometry. (wikipedia.org)
  • yield
  • Secondly, it may allow the detection of genotoxic chemicals which yield false negatives in the Ames test (such as estradiol, a compound of growing concern). (wikipedia.org)
  • Diagnosis
  • Diagnosis is confirmed by genetic testing. (wikipedia.org)
  • For example, people with a family history of polycystic kidney disease (PKD) who experience pain or tenderness in their abdomen, blood in their urine, frequent urination, pain in the sides, a urinary tract infection or kidney stones may decide to have their genes tested and the result could confirm the diagnosis of PKD. (wikipedia.org)
  • protein
  • Based on these findings, the researchers suggest that PKCi as well as the second protein, Cyclin E, could be used as a powerful predictive test for non-serous ovarian cancer. (medica-tradefair.com)
  • This test uses an operon fusion placing the lac operon (responsible for producing β-galactosidase, a protein which degrades lactose) under the control of the umu-related proteins. (wikipedia.org)
  • The intensity of the colour correlates with the amount of the induced protein and thus genotoxic potency of the test sample. (wikipedia.org)
  • Since the chemical tested may inhibit protein synthesis at higher concentrations, which would lead to an underestimation of B-galactosidase induction, alkaline phosphatase is assayed simultaneously with β-galactosidase in order to scale the data to survivability of the cells. (wikipedia.org)
  • potentially
  • He claimed: 'These researchers have made a vital finding that, if confirmed by other studies, has the potential to translate into a simple test that could potentially save many lives. (netdoctor.co.uk)
  • The new project will enable further study of these patients, and potentially others, to determine how it is that their transplanted organs continue to be accepted by their immune systems without the aid of drugs, and to identify potential tests that can be predictive of who physicians can wean successfully, tests that may determine and be indicative of transplant tolerance. (upmc.com)
  • Salmonella typhimurium TA 1535 [pSK bacteria are exposed to potentially genotoxic test compounds in a 96-well microplate. (wikipedia.org)
  • The umu test, using only a single Salmonella strain, could potentially test a greater range of new chemicals with the same resources. (wikipedia.org)
  • Firstly, because of its simplicity and rapidity, the SOS chromotest may be used as a screening test for a large number of potentially genotoxic compounds. (wikipedia.org)
  • disorder
  • All states currently test infants for phenylketonuria (a genetic disorder that causes mental illness if left untreated) and congenital hypothyroidism (a disorder of the thyroid gland). (wikipedia.org)
  • Carrier testing: Carrier testing is used to identify people who carry one copy of a gene mutation that, when present in two copies, causes a genetic disorder. (wikipedia.org)
  • This type of testing is offered to individuals who have a family history of a genetic disorder and to people in ethnic groups with an increased risk of specific genetic conditions. (wikipedia.org)
  • simple
  • Until now, the only accepted field service test for vacuum interrupters has been a simple pass/fail test performed with an AC high potential (HiPot) test. (tdworld.com)
  • A Simple Nonparametric Test of Predictive Performance ," Journal of Business & Economic Statistics , American Statistical Association, vol. 10(4), pages 561-565, October. (repec.org)
  • A Simple, Non-Parametric Test Of Predictive Performance ," Cambridge Working Papers in Economics 9021, Faculty of Economics, University of Cambridge. (repec.org)
  • determine
  • The MAC-TS4 uses magnetron atmospheric condition (MAC) testing to measure actual ion current against known values to determine vacuum interrupter internal pressure. (tdworld.com)
  • potential
  • Advances in medical technology such as those linked to the human genome project are increasing the potential for predictive testing for a wide range of health threats. (bath.ac.uk)
  • Helping humans and machines reach their exponential potential in application services through intelligent collaboration across the entire testing process. (accenture.com)
  • condition
  • These new cost effective technologies and the lack of correlation between age and failure in many equipment items have increased the emphasis on Predictive Testing and Inspection (PT&I) also known as predictive maintenance or condition based maintenance (CBM). (wbdg.org)
  • It uses primarily non-intrusive testing techniques, visual inspection, and performance data to assess machinery condition. (wbdg.org)
  • Predictive value of tests is the probability of a target condition (for example a disease) given by the result of a test, often in regard to medical tests. (wikipedia.org)
  • Diagnostic testing: Diagnostic testing is used to diagnose or rule out a specific genetic or chromosomal condition. (wikipedia.org)
  • If both parents are tested, the test can provide information about a couple's risk of having a child with a genetic condition like cystic fibrosis. (wikipedia.org)
  • Value
  • In cases where the test result is of a continuous value, the predictive value generally changes continuously along with the value. (wikipedia.org)
  • For example, for a pregnancy test that displays the urine concentration of hCG, the predictive value increases with increasing hCG value. (wikipedia.org)
  • 11: 5856-5862 Piccart M, Lohrisch C, Di Leo A, Larsimont D: The predictive value of HER2 in breast cancer. (wikipedia.org)
  • risk
  • In order for predictive tests to be accepted and used by those at risk, there is a need to understand people's perceptions of predictive testing. (diva-portal.org)
  • The microalbumin test is an important addition to our remote health risk assessment programs for the long-term benefit of employees," said Dr. Michael J. Davis, cardiologist and senior vice president at NuPhysicia. (businesswire.com)
  • InPlace Medical Solutions' health risk assessment programs include their effective protocols for the use of point-of-care testing (POCT) devices for such remote locations as oil rigs. (businesswire.com)
  • The addition of the microalbumin test expands the depth of the health evaluation assessment that is currently conducted by InPlace Medical Solutions and is now a standard part of its health risk evaluation service offered to offshore and remote locations. (businesswire.com)
  • identify
  • Therefore, genetic counseling programs should place a greater emphasis on these skills, and the development of continuing education opportunities aimed at increasing genetic counselors abilities to interpret and discuss PGT tests and identify clinical situations warranting such testing may be helpful. (springer.com)
  • result
  • As a result, the client is now equipped to handle increased volumes and complexity with greater agility, better testing strategies, lower delivery effort and improved productivity. (accenture.com)
  • If ancillary costs are also considered, DirectHit testing could result in a total savings of $566M - $666M. (wikipedia.org)
  • proteins
  • It is important to be able to quantitate the expression of predictive factors in breast cancer, because response to therapy is often dependent upon the concentration of particular proteins within the tissue. (wikipedia.org)
  • Genetic testing identifies changes in chromosomes, genes, or proteins. (wikipedia.org)
  • unnecessary
  • The MAC-TS4 test set can help avoid unnecessary damage to circuit breakers and contactors by identifying interrupters approaching an unsafe pressure. (tdworld.com)
  • higher
  • Enabling automated, artificial intelligence and analytics-driven software testing to deliver new enterprise software solutions faster to market and with higher quality. (accenture.com)
  • consideration
  • This paper derives a distribution free procedure for testing the accuracy of forecasts when the focus of the analysis is on the correct prediction of the direction of change in the variable under consideration. (repec.org)
  • Center
  • Further, Heuer and Pherson suggest that the DNI create a "center for analytic tradecraft" responsible for testing all structured analytic techniques, developing new structured analytic techniques and managing feedback and lessons learned regarding all structured analytic techniques throughout the intelligence community. (wikipedia.org)
  • applications
  • This study explored whether genetic counseling programs are incorporating instruction about the applications and techniques of predictive genomic testing (PGT) based on student recollection, and whether this is perceived as adequate by those students. (springer.com)
  • The paper also contains two applications: A dichotomous version of the test is applied to the CBI's Industrial Trends Surveys of actual and expected price changes in the manufacturing sector, and a trichotomous version of the test is applied to the demand data from business surveys of French manufacturing industry conducted by INSEE. (repec.org)
  • Accenture offers the entire breadth and depth of testing services across a variety of applications, digital technologies and industries delivered under flexible business arrangements. (accenture.com)
  • factors
  • These factors and issues relating to them are examined, and it is suggested that a cognitive-behavioral approach to the understanding and management of adverse reactions to testing is likely to be particularly fruitful. (bath.ac.uk)
  • Analysis
  • Vibration Analysis, Infrared Thermography, Oil (Fluid) Analysis, Electrical Analysis, and Ultrasonic Measurements are considered the core predictive testing and inspection technologies. (wbdg.org)
  • These advanced tests use small blood samples, instead of full blood draws, to perform analysis of blood sugar and blood fats like cholesterol-HDL, LDL and triglycerides. (businesswire.com)
  • Heuer's book Structured Analytic Techniques for Intelligence Analysis, published in 2010 (second edition 2015) and co-authored with Randy H. Pherson, provides a comprehensive taxonomy of structured analytic techniques (SATs) pertaining to eight categories: decomposition and visualization, idea generation, scenarios and indicators, hypothesis generation and testing, cause and effect, challenge analysis, conflict management and decision support. (wikipedia.org)
  • Public
  • Public discussion and consultation are recommended, but it is not clear in every European country how the decision making process as regards the further introduction of genetic testing services should be formed. (georgetown.edu)
  • stage
  • In order to reduce these barriers, the literature shows that a patient-centred approach is required at each stage of the testing process. (diva-portal.org)