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some conspicuous object used to distinguish or mark something

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Biochemical markers (Table 1) linked to the ischemic cascade have the potential to predict outcomes before, during, and after stroke.
Prospective studies in both younger (early postmenopause) and older populations have demonstrated that increased concentrations of biochemical markers of bone remodeling are related to the short-term rate of bone loss (5 years or less) (4-6).
Our technologies enable us to quantitatively establish biochemical levels in serum samples and develop specific and highly sensitive assays that can be used to track small changes in biochemical marker concentrations in order to diagnose and monitor disease.
Biochemical markers can be used to accomplish the same goals that apply to densitometry, he said, with the exception of establishing a diagnosis.
The use of biochemical markers to diagnose iron-deficient states is problematic in clinical conditions such as the anemia of chronic disease (ACD).
HCV FibroSURE(TM) uses a combination of six serum biochemical markers plus age and gender in a patented algorithm to determine the degree of liver fibrosis and the level of ongoing necroinflammatory activity.
The ability to diagnose ischemia using a biochemical marker provides the next generation of diagnostic capabilities for practicing physicians.
change from % change from baseline of baseline of BMD biochemical marker of bone Anteroposterior spine turnover Marker Month 1 year 2 years Intact OC 1 r = 0.
Synarc, a global company that provides innovative medical imaging and biochemical marker services for clinical drug trials, announced the appointment of Michael Weiner, M.
The CDT test currently is the most specific biochemical marker of alcohol abuse, with a specificity of >90% (11).
An important attribute to consider when evaluating the reliability of a biochemical marker for use in long-term patient monitoring is within-subject and assay variability.
Chapters 3 and 4 are a must for every laboratorian who performs biochemical marker testing for MI.
Cardiac troponin I (cTnI) is a newly available biochemical marker of myocardial lesions (7).
Observing the rise and fall of the biochemical marker creatine kinase-MB isoenzyme (CK-MB) has been termed the "gold standard" for the diagnosis of MI (5).
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