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  • alcohol breath test
  • A failed alcohol breath test at Canada's Woodbine Racetrack on July 1 proved costly to jockey Kent Desormeaux, whose scheduled mount Hold Me Back won the $216,400 Dominion Day Handicap (Can-III) under replacement rider Tyler Pizarro. (bloodhorse.com)
  • fructose
  • If the level of hydrogen rises above 20 ppm (parts per million) over the lowest preceding value within the test period, the patient is typically diagnosed as a fructose malabsorber. (wikipedia.org)
  • patients
  • They predicted that in diabetic patients they might find other breath gases that could be used to detect hyperglycaemia. (www.nhs.uk)
  • 4 The GEBT test was developed for adult patients who are symptomatic for gastroparesis. (uspharmacist.com)
  • Scintigraphy, a competitor to the GEBT, utilizes a radioisotope that is unsafe for patients who are having multiple tests performed, pregnant women, women who breast-feed, and children. (uspharmacist.com)
  • This test can only be performed on pediatric patients between the ages of 3 and 17. (labcorp.com)
  • Sophia Koo, MD, of Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, and a team of researchers wondered if they could find a unique "chemical signature" in the breath of patients being evaluated for fungal pneumonia. (medindia.net)
  • detect
  • In a previous study, the researchers found that they could detect raised blood sugar level in healthy non-diabetic individuals following a glucose meal (oral glucose tolerance test) by analysing the levels of chemicals in their breath. (www.nhs.uk)
  • antibiotic
  • Use of "direct" tests lead to a reduction in unnecessary treatment, which is important because of the continuing concern regarding antimicrobial treatment and emergence of antibiotic resistance. (labcorp.com)
  • Accordingly, the test should only be performed 14 days after stopping acid reducing medication (proton pump inhibitors, PPI) or 28 days after stopping antibiotic treatment. (wikipedia.org)
  • laboratory
  • Only healthcare providers licensed in their state may order laboratory testing. (gdx.net)
  • The kit for this test includes 4 sample tubes, set of labels and an instructions booklet, and an addressed envelope for sending the sample to the laboratory. (drmyhill.co.uk)
  • LabCorp's test menu provides a comprehensive list of specialty and general laboratory testing services. (labcorp.com)
  • sensor array
  • Using a technique called a "colorimetric sensor array", the test picks up the chemical fingerprint of the breath of people with lung cancer. (disinfo.com)
  • Cancer
  • Not only can a breath test tell you how much you've had to drink, now it can tell you if you have cancer! (disinfo.com)
  • In tests, the colour testing device, which is about the size of a coin and is not expensive, had a 75 per cent success rate in detecting people with cancer. (disinfo.com)
  • However, in testing the device also showed false positives - it picked out people without lung cancer. (disinfo.com)
  • This means the potential for a lung cancer "fingerprint" in the breath is a viable method for detection. (disinfo.com)
  • Breath tests for diseases have been developed by companies like Menssana Research, Inc. for early detection of Lung Cancer, Breast Cancer, Pulmonary TB and many others, to serve as an adjunct to existing medical tests. (wikipedia.org)
  • analysis
  • Although the initial findings suggest a potential role for breath analysis as an indicator of blood sugar levels, they only seem to be useful in certain situations. (www.nhs.uk)
  • According to the stewards' ruling, Desormeaux was suspended for one day, July 1, and fined $100 'for providing a breath analysis sample in excess of the allowable limit (.020 milligrams of alcohol in .100 milliliters of blood). (bloodhorse.com)
  • Hepner, G.W., Vesell, E.S.: Assessment of aminopyrine metabolism in man by breath analysis after oral administration of 14 C-aminopyrine. (springer.com)
  • metabolism
  • The erythromycin breath test (ERMBT) is a method used to measure metabolism (oxidation and elimination from the system) by a part of the cytochrome P450 system. (wikipedia.org)
  • results
  • Without further research, these preliminary results cannot be extrapolated to conclude that this test will have a role in diabetes monitoring and management in all types of diabetes. (www.nhs.uk)
  • Researchers compared the results from both the GEBT and scintigraphy and found that GEBT results agreed with scintigraphy results 73% to 97% of the time when measured from various time points during the test. (uspharmacist.com)
  • The results of the test is published in the international journal of respiratory medicine Thorax . (disinfo.com)
  • Results of the blood test could take weeks. (reuters.com)
  • Hogan did not know the results of the breath test. (reuters.com)
  • The following information must be provided to interpret the test results: age, gender, weight, and height. (labcorp.com)
  • A Nebraska prosecutor says more than 180 cases may have been jeopardized by results from an alcohol breath-testing device that hadn't been calibrated to state standards for nearly three years. (ketv.com)
  • normally
  • Instruct the patient to breathe normally, then take a deep breath, pause holding the breath for a full second (counting one, one thousand) then exhale into the mouthpiece of the bag. (labcorp.com)
  • type
  • This was an experimental study designed to see which chemical gases were contained in the exhaled breath of children with type 1 diabetes who were in an acute state of high blood sugar (hyperglycaemia - a serious medical situation which may occur if insulin injections have not been taken, or during illness). (www.nhs.uk)
  • A breath test is a type of test performed on air generated from the act of exhalation. (wikipedia.org)
  • Employee
  • The employee who was the maintenance operator for the breath testing machine has stepped down from his position at the Dodge County Sheriff's Office. (ketv.com)
  • physician
  • With this and other tests a physician may determine treatment outcomes in advance or study the effects of new drugs. (wikipedia.org)
  • people
  • Pierre, S.D. - In some South Dakota counties, people repeatedly arrested for drunken driving can continue to drive, but they must report to their local sheriff for breath testing twice a day - every morning and every night. (denverpost.com)
  • More than 1,000 chronic drunken drivers - people who had been arrested at least twice for being intoxicated behind the wheel - were put into the program, and they passed more than 99 percent of the 166,000 breath tests at sheriffs' offices, Long said. (denverpost.com)
  • hours
  • In five of the experiments, the children were tested when they had a normal blood sugar level, and this was maintained throughout the two hours of the experiment. (www.nhs.uk)
  • To complete the test: fast for at least 6 hours before starting the test. (drmyhill.co.uk)
  • The test is simple, non-invasive, and is performed after a short period of fasting (typically 8-12 hours). (wikipedia.org)
  • The idea that a SIBO test should be several hours long and that distal overgrowth is important is wrong and is not supported by the scientific literature. (wikipedia.org)
  • order
  • King Malcolm tested the athletes in a hill race in order to choose a messenger who was not only physically fit, but also quick. (wikipedia.org)
  • person
  • Types include: Breathalyzer - by far the most common usage of this term relates to the legal breath test to determine if a person is driving under the influence of alcohol. (wikipedia.org)
  • Rapid
  • The relative risk reduction of chest x-ray utilization in children screened with rapid viral testing is 77% compared with controls. (wikipedia.org)
  • State
  • But there is a new tool being used in the fight: the first mobile breath testing truck of its kind in the state of Maryland. (wbaltv.com)
  • Evidential breath testing has been in the state of Maryland for many, many years now, and we're using the same instruments, but now we're going to have them on scene where the impaired driving enforcement operation is taking place," said Corey Steffy, with the Maryland State Police. (wbaltv.com)
  • That's because under state law, the consequences of refusing the test aren't nearly as severe as the penalties a judge may impose on a convicted drunk driver. (baltimoresun.com)
  • found
  • She said California law requires police to use machines that measure alcohol content as accurately as blood tests, and the U.S. Department of Transportation has found that the machines can adequately determine the alcohol content of air deep in the lungs. (sfgate.com)
  • content
  • He said breath-testing machines are unreliable because they measure the content of exhaled air, which can be affected by the rate of breathing and other variables, rather than air that is deep in the lungs and closer to the bloodstream. (sfgate.com)
  • medical test
  • Known as a permanent gastric fistula, the direct access to St. Martin's stomach led Dr Beaumont to contract the illiterate voyageur as his servant and medical test subject. (wn.com)
  • another
  • While the catheter is in place, another test may also be done to help find out whether the nerves that control urination are working properly. (wellspan.org)
  • The officer smelled alcohol on Lidster's breath and directed Lidster to a side street where another officer administered field sobriety tests. (wikipedia.org)