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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)
  • Assay
  • HOUSTON--( BUSINESS WIRE )-- NuPhysicia, Inc. , is now using the important predictive laboratory test, Urine Microalbumin Assay, as part of their leading telemedicine technology and health care services to offshore rig employees. (businesswire.com)
  • The test is a colorimetric assay which measures the expression of genes induced by genotoxic agents in Escherichia coli, by means of a fusion with the structural gene for β-galactosidase. (wikipedia.org)
  • This test was developed as a practical complement or alternative to the traditional Ames test assay for genotoxicity, which involves growing bacteria on agar plates and comparing natural mutation rates to mutation rates of bacteria exposed to potentially mutagenic compounds or samples. (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)
  • applicability
  • The IMPROvED study is expected to refine proteomic and metabolomic panels, combined with clinical parameters, and evaluate clinical applicability as an early pregnancy predictive test for pre-eclampsia. (biomedcentral.com)
  • At a meeting organized by VDI (Verein Deutscher Ingenieure) in Stuttgart on May 30, 1978, ESI Group simulated the accidental crash of a military fighter plane into a nuclear power plant German automobile manufacturers took note and tested the applicability of several emerging commercial crash simulation codes, including what would soon become Pam-Crash. (wikipedia.org)
  • Teach and Test
  • Validating the safety, reliability and transparency of AI systems with our "Teach and Test" methodology. (accenture.com)
  • We validate the safety, reliability and transparency of AI systems powered by a unique Teach and Test framework designed to help companies build, monitor and measure reliable AI systems to operate a responsible business. (accenture.com)
  • symptoms
  • 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)
  • results
  • This PC friendly version can store hundreds of test results and allows the operator to download and generate reports. (tdworld.com)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • Preliminary
  • Preliminary analyses suggest that an effective test which halves antenatal visits, followed by the administration of aspirin, for screen positive women, (which reduces the incidence of disease by 20-25% [ 7 ]) would be of significant economic benefit if the unit cost of a screening test is €400-€800. (biomedcentral.com)
  • 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)
  • diseases
  • In addition to studying chromosomes to the level of individual genes, genetic testing in a broader sense includes biochemical tests for the possible presence of genetic diseases, or mutant forms of genes associated with increased risk of developing genetic disorders. (wikipedia.org)
  • Today, tests involve analyzing multiple genes to determine the risk of developing specific diseases or disorders, with the more common diseases consisting of heart disease and cancer. (wikipedia.org)
  • time
  • These tests can be helpful to people who have a family member with a genetic disorder, but who have no features of the disorder themselves at the time of testing. (wikipedia.org)
  • A communications leader sought to accelerate testing automation, improve time to market and deliver high-quality customer experiences. (accenture.com)
  • During this time, Kailis introduced a program for predictive testing of Huntington's disease and was involved in research into motor neuron disease and muscular dystrophy. (wikipedia.org)
  • potential
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • Helping humans and machines reach their exponential potential in application services through intelligent collaboration across the entire testing process. (accenture.com)
  • We harness and integrate AI, analytics, Internet of Things, blockchain testing, performance engineering and app security to test and monitor end user experiences across digital channels to help companies realize market potential. (accenture.com)
  • Helps fast-track digital application testing to create a seamless end-user experience whatever the user interface, while improving and realizing market potential. (accenture.com)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • Value
  • Our Intelligent Testing Services helps companies achieve business value and drive brand assurance while mastering the brilliant basics of speed, quality and productivity. (accenture.com)
  • 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)
  • In cases where the test result is of a continuous value, the predictive value generally changes continuously along with the 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)
  • 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)
  • assess
  • It uses primarily non-intrusive testing techniques, visual inspection, and performance data to assess machinery condition. (wbdg.org)
  • We report the design of a multicentre, phase IIa clinical study aiming to recruit 5000 low risk primiparous women to assess and refine innovative prototype tests based on emerging metabolomic and proteomic technologies. (biomedcentral.com)
  • known
  • 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)
  • clinical
  • Bioethical and clinical dilemmas of direct-to-consumer personal genomic testing: the problem of misattributed equivalence. (springer.com)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • We offer the complete range of testing services for enterprise and custom applications powered with AI, analytics and agile/DevOps to help companies be an insight-driven business. (accenture.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)
  • service
  • 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)
  • Implementing and managing testing through a Testing Center of Excellence or as-a-service. (accenture.com)
  • productivity
  • 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)
  • risk
  • 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)
  • range
  • The umu test, using only a single Salmonella strain, could potentially test a greater range of new chemicals with the same resources. (wikipedia.org)
  • factors
  • There have not been comparable advances in understanding of the psychological factors involved in such testing. (bath.ac.uk)
  • 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)
  • accuracy
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • techniques
  • 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)