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spot test

[′spät ‚test]
(analytical chemistry)
The addition of a drop of reagent to a drop or two of sample solution to obtain distinctive colors or precipitates; used in qualitative analysis.
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"Many national policy reviews of screening for rare conditions using the newborn blood spot test do not assess the evidence on the key benefits and harms of screening."
- US-based medical and nutritional testing specialist Balanced Body Labs has launched a blood spot test to measure the current concentration level of the body's nutrients, the company said.
Stones were analyzed by both spot test and FT-IR method as described below.
Nordic Naturals, Watsonville, CA, and Lipid Technologies, Austin, MN, have developed a partnership to ensure that practitioners have easy access to the Holman Omega 3 Blood Spot Test for their patients.
A Pernicious Anaemia test is a simple finger prick blood spot test that can accurately check for the antibodies that bind with Intrinsic Factor (IF).
Those suspected would be subjected to on the spot test.
Rather than assume the presence of lead-based paint or spot test as each individual maintenance problem arises, many IROs are taking a proactive approach and hiring a State Certified Lead Inspector or risk assessor to test all pre-1978 communities at once.
These tests included rapid diagnostic spot test and enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA).
The Part I track involves a physics refresher summary as well as a mock exam entitled Anatomy Spot Test.
Six of these were confirmed as positive using five polymerase chain reaction tests on lesion samples and one using an IgM serum spot test. The positive results for the PCR tests included one child who had received two doses of vaccine, three children who had each received single doses, and one unvaccinated child who had a history of varicella.
Further, a spot test on tea drinks by AQSIQ found that about 10% of a sample of different products sold in the market did not meet hygiene and safety criteria.