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  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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
  • Many relatives whose family members suffer from the disease wonder about their personal risk of developing AD, but as for Huntington's disease, no prevention or efficient cure is available for AD and predictive testing of AD will become a profound dilemma for individuals at high risk for the disorder. (barnardhealth.us)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • Linear Predic
  • As part of NATO testing for new NATO standard, MELPe was tested against other candidates such as France's HSX (Harmonic Stochastic eXcitation) and Turkey's SB-LPC (Split-Band Linear Predictive Coding), as well as the old secure voice standards such as FS1015 LPC-10e (2.4 kbit/s), FS1016 CELP (4.8 kbit/s) and CVSD (16 kbit/s). (wikipedia.org)
  • Typical methods include Linear Predictive Coding in the audio/biosignal domain, texture description in the visual domain and n-grams in text information retrieval. (wikipedia.org)
  • mice
  • By combining access to the OncoMouse® technology with Taconic's infrastructure for breeding of complex models and its expertise in compound profiling, it will be possible to evaluate the large numbers of genetically modified mice required to establish predictive, preclinical platforms for evaluating novel anti-cancer therapies. (andhranews.net)
  • Younger mice will bury marbles faster than older mice so the age of the mice being tested must be the same. (wikipedia.org)
  • hypothesis
  • 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)
  • The power of a binary hypothesis test is the probability that the test correctly rejects the null hypothesis (H0) when a specific alternative hypothesis (H1) is true. (wikipedia.org)
  • It can be equivalently thought of as the probability of accepting the alternative hypothesis (H1) when it is true-that is, the ability of a test to detect a specific effect, if that specific effect actually exists. (wikipedia.org)
  • A similar concept is the Type I error probability, also referred to as the "false positive rate" or the level of a test under the null hypothesis. (wikipedia.org)
  • In addition, the concept of power is used to make comparisons between different statistical testing procedures: for example, between a parametric test and a nonparametric test of the same hypothesis. (wikipedia.org)
  • For example, to test the null hypothesis that the mean scores of men and women on a test do not differ, samples of men and women are drawn, the test is administered to them, and the mean score of one group is compared to that of the other group using a statistical test such as the two-sample z-test. (wikipedia.org)
  • field
  • The low-cost FLEXI-232 Data Terminal Equipment (DTE) made by Compandent, which are based on the MELCODER golden reference, are very popular and widely used for evaluating and testing MELPe in real-time, various channels & networks, and field conditions. (wikipedia.org)
  • The facial scanner is made by China Electronics Technology Group (CETC), a state-owned defense contractor that has spearheaded China's fast-growing field of predictive policing with Xinjiang as its test bed. (wikipedia.org)
  • data
  • A computer system and method for performing predictive analytics on telematics data regarding an entity. (patents.com)
  • Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure) /ˈæʒər/ is a cloud computing service created by Microsoft for building, testing, deploying, and managing applications and services through a global network of Microsoft-managed data centers. (wikipedia.org)
  • HockeyApp can be used to develop, distribute, and beta-test mobile apps Storage Services provides REST and SDK APIs for storing and accessing data on the cloud. (wikipedia.org)
  • The NATO testing also included interoperability tests, used over 200 hours of speech data, and was conducted by 3 test laboratories worldwide. (wikipedia.org)
  • Statistical tests use data from samples to assess, or make inferences about, a statistical population. (wikipedia.org)
  • The selection of the best classifier for a given problem (test set with descriptions and class labels, so-called ground truth) can be performed automatically, for example, using the Weka Data Miner. (wikipedia.org)
  • NOAA originally calculated ERL/ERMs using existing toxicity data compiled from completed toxicity assays with varying endpoints, including effects on commonly tested organisms, particularly at sensitive life stages. (wikipedia.org)
  • Compiled data sets include a variety of endpoints including mortality, reproduction, growth rate, and juvenile survival in sediment toxicity data sets for all organisms for which tests have been conducted. (wikipedia.org)
  • high
  • The SAT was originally designed to not be aligned with high school curricula, but several adjustments were made for the version of the SAT introduced in 2016, and College Board president, David Coleman, has said that he also wanted to make the test reflect more closely what students learned in high school. (wikipedia.org)
  • Stanley decided to test him using the SAT and found that it was a much more effective and reliable way to test for both advanced math and verbal skills and reasoned that such a method could be used to identify more of these high ability students, especially if a systematic approach was taken. (wikipedia.org)
  • negative
  • In patients with decoy cells detected, their sensitivity, specificity, and negative and positive predictive value for BK virus nephropathy were calculated. (wikipedia.org)
  • In a patient with negative HFE gene testing, elevated iron status for no other obvious reason, and family history of liver disease, additional evaluation of liver iron concentration is indicated. (wikipedia.org)
  • Study
  • Shohamy (2005:107) states that centralized tests are capable of dictating the teachers what to teach and what test-takers will study. (blogspot.com)
  • Within the study there should be two groups of animals, one group which has been injected with saline and another group which has been injected with the agent being tested. (wikipedia.org)
  • Correlation of the study parameters was estimated by use of Kruskal-Wallis test (STATISTICA 7.1, StatSoft Inc., Tulsa, USA). (wikipedia.org)
  • scores
  • However, the test is administered under a tight time limit (speeded) to help produce a range of scores. (wikipedia.org)
  • Since 2007, all four-year colleges and universities in the United States that require a test as part of an application for admission will accept either the SAT or ACT, and over 950 four-year colleges and universities do not require any standardized test scores at all for admission. (wikipedia.org)
  • value
  • The Nomo-staging system showed higher value in L.R. and c-index, and lower value in AIC when predicting OS and DSS in testing set. (springermedizin.de)
  • specific
  • In summary, the key links between the compiled studies are the testing of a specific analyte - toxicity assays used are for sediment, and a significant effect must be determined. (wikipedia.org)
  • less
  • One easy way to increase the power of a test is to carry out a less conservative test by using a larger significance criterion, for example 0.10 instead of 0.05. (wikipedia.org)
  • sensitive
  • The test is also sensitive to antidepressant agents. (wikipedia.org)
  • The test is sensitive to two major classes of drugs the Selective Serotonin (5-HT) reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) and benzodiazepines. (wikipedia.org)
  • skills
  • They state that the SAT assesses how well the test takers analyze and solve problems-skills they learned in school that they will need in college. (wikipedia.org)
  • patient
  • PRI is a patient condition score that uses an algorithm composed of vital signs, lab tests and nurse assessments (skin issues, mental state) to identify patients requiring urgent intervention with pediatric ICU transfer. (healthcareitnews.com)
  • taken
  • 450 Baltimore grade 7 and 8 students took the SAT-M (School Aptitude Test-Math), which had previously only been taken by students in grades 11 and 12. (wikipedia.org)
  • contract
  • An early success story for TI-GSI came in 1965 when GSI was able (under a Top Secret government contract) to monitor the Soviet Union's underground nuclear weapons testing under the ocean in Vela Uniform, a subset of Project Vela, to verify compliance of the Partial Nuclear Test Ban Treaty. (wikipedia.org)