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screening

the process of evaluating product ideas in terms of consumer acceptance, technical feasibility and cost. See NEW PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT.
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Health care costs have risen above inflation over the last decade, with only marginal increments in the health budget, and as a result many first-trimester screening centres in Gauteng have been forced to omit biochemical screening.
Therefore, biochemical screening of patients with Paget's disease should include evaluation of serum calcium, phosphate, and PTH.
Using computer-aided drug design techniques combined with biochemical screening, Argenta identified a series of compounds that interact with Pharmagene's 7-TM receptor target.
This includes women who will be 35 years of age or older at delivery, women with a prior personal or family history of chromosome abnormalities, pregnancies that have received abnormal biochemical screening results, and pregnancies showing ultrasound abnormalities.
Thus long term monitoring with radiological imaging and biochemical tests is indicated in all patients, even those apparently cured, and most patients should have annual biochemical screening.
In this consortium, we will further develop MBRs for chemical and biochemical screening, paying special attention to MBR parallelization and applicability for different applications.
A cohort of 7194 women underwent integrated biochemical screening before amniocentesis at the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Messina, between December 1, 2006, and March 31, 2009.
Naidoo and colleagues from the fetal medicine unit at Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital evaluated the use of a first-trimester screening programme without biochemical screening, in a predominantly black population.