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acid test

test of genuineness for gold; not destructive of genuine metal. [Assaying: Brewer Dictionary, 7]
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It is the company's second FDA-authorised test in gastroenteritis, following the commercially available Verigene Clostridium difficile Nucleic Acid Test (CDF), which detects toxigenic C.
According to Medigen, China has been trying vigorously to upgrade the blood-usage safety in recent years, creating a strong demand for nucleic acid test agents.
The agreement between the companies expands on an earlier collaboration to create a new form of nucleic acid tests.
Pam Lee, regional director for Business in the Community, said: "Through sessions such as the Acid Test, companies can learn at first hand how they can reap the wide-ranging benefits of being a responsible employer who understands the needs of the community, be that regionally, nationally or internationally.
The BASF Acid Test is the first test procedure developed specifically for the Q-Sun Xe-3-HDS, but it will not be the last.
The acid test of the A6's dashboard controls, or Multi-Media Interface, was to operate it without having to thumb through the manual.
While the Bio-Bus may evoke images of Ken Kesey's Merry Pranksters Psychedelic Bus and the Electric Kool Aid Acid Test, the Hot Buttered Rum String Band has a more sober vision.
At first glance, the world's largest company's acid test ratio of 0.
Nor is he blind to Lee's faults--surely the acid test of a professional historian
However, when the group tested dismantled but unshredded CPUs, 9 of 10 failed the acid test.
The second test was the fatty acid test, which was done by using gas chromatography.
Nonetheless, before the auditor signs off on the engagement, he or she should use an acid test to evaluate the analytical review, reflecting on this question: If management was attempting to conceal a material financial statement fraud, where would it show up?