• 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)
  • physicians
  • 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)
  • The software being tested at New York hospitals run by Northwest Health pops up when physicians are viewing electronic records. (clinical-innovation.com)
  • Feldstein told WSJ so far, physicians are only using the predictive tool in 20 percent of cases, but he hopes educating doctors will change those habits. (clinical-innovation.com)
  • In a 2013 study published in JAMA Internal Medicine and authored by Thomas McGinn, MD, MPH, who is running Northwell's pilot program, physicians who used the predictive models ordered fewer antibiotic prescriptions, rapid streptococcal tests, and pharyngitis throat cultures. (clinical-innovation.com)
  • 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)
  • The study, "Factors leading to acceptance of, and willingness to pay for predictive testing among chronically ill patients", was published in the Journal of Academy of Business and Economics. (crohnsandcolitis.ca)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • BG Medicine this week announced results from an analysis of three multicenter clinical research trials that indicate its BGM Galectin-3 test is predictive of rehospitalization for heart failure within the first 30 days following discharge from an initial hospital stay. (genomeweb.com)
  • WSJ cited two earlier studies which showed varying results of success using these kind of predictive tools. (clinical-innovation.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)
  • Diagnosis
  • Hospitals and clinics in several states are trying out predictive medicine programs that, when linked to electronic health records, offer a probability of a diagnosis, but the Wall Street Journal reported not all doctors involved in the trials are sold on the technology. (clinical-innovation.com)
  • 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)
  • clinical
  • 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)
  • Bioethical and clinical dilemmas of direct-to-consumer personal genomic testing: the problem of misattributed equivalence. (springer.com)
  • 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)
  • Chromotest
  • The SOS chromotest is comparable in accuracy and sensitivity to established methods such as the Ames test and is a useful tool to screen genotoxic compounds, which could prove carcinogenic in humans, in order to single out chemicals for further in-depth analysis. (wikipedia.org)
  • The SOS chromotest consists of incubating the E. coli with increasing concentrations of the chemical to be tested. (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)
  • The study sought to determine if people with inflammatory bowel disease would consider using a blood test to predict how well they would respond to a given drug. (crohnsandcolitis.ca)
  • 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)
  • assess
  • It uses primarily non-intrusive testing techniques, visual inspection, and performance data to assess machinery condition. (wbdg.org)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • disease
  • 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)
  • A recent study carried out by the iGenoMed Consortium with researchers from Laval University, McGill University Health Centre, the Université de Montréal, Montreal General Hospital, and the Montreal Heart Institute, offer some insight into what people living with Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis think about predictive testing. (crohnsandcolitis.ca)
  • Patients who consulted their specialist more frequently were more likely to be interested in predictive testing because of the severity of their disease. (crohnsandcolitis.ca)
  • 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)
  • Electrophysiological testing provides additional evidence that neuronal degeneration underlies the disease. (wikipedia.org)
  • Diagnostic tests must follow the initial screening to confirm the disease. (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)
  • positive
  • In addition, the study's researchers suggest that government regulatory agencies, as well as public and private health insurance plans, should also consider the positive patient perception of pharmacogenomics tests, as it suggests there is a demand for this type of technology. (crohnsandcolitis.ca)
  • 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)
  • health
  • The addition of this test will further enhance the long-term health management of these patients. (businesswire.com)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • breast cancer
  • Johns Hopkins University − the university that developed this method of breast cancer testing National Comprehensive Cancer Network − a US government initiative for cancer research CCC Diagnostics (10 June 2010). (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 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)
  • failure
  • The test applies to a general m x n contingency table and it is shown that the standard null hypothesis of independence in a contingency table implies the null hypothesis of the proposed test of predictive failure but not vice versa. (repec.org)
  • 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)