latent assays

French translation: potential instrument, kit or test system

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English term or phrase:latent assays
French translation:potential instrument, kit or test system
Entered by: Lingo Pros

10:26 Apr 4, 2005
English to French translations [PRO]
Medical - Medical (general)
English term or phrase: latent assays
Contexte :

These lytic IFA have the problem of being less specific than the latent assays in most laboratories.

Merci !
Elise
potential instrument, kit or test system
Explanation:
potentially existing but not evident instrument, kit or test system

latent:

potentially existing but not presently evident or realized; "a latent fingerprint"; "latent talent"
not presently active; "latent infection"; "latent diabetes"

www.cogsci.princeton.edu/cgi-bin/webwn

Assay:

an instrument, kit or test system which applies one or more technical procedures or one or more analytical methods, using a defined and characterized protocol, to determine, measure or otherwise describe the presence or absence of an analyte.

www.wadsworth.org/labcert/TestApproval/Definitions.htm

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Note added at 1 hr 17 mins (2005-04-04 11:43:58 GMT)
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more on \'assay\' :

http://www.google.com/search?sourceid=navclient&ie=UTF-8&rls...



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Note added at 1 hr 28 mins (2005-04-04 11:54:48 GMT)
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Depending on the context and the kind of the laboratories mentioned, several of the meanings given in the link above can be correct. Make sure to check all the meanings.
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Lingo Pros
United States
Local time: 16:42
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potential instrument, kit or test system


Explanation:
potentially existing but not evident instrument, kit or test system

latent:

potentially existing but not presently evident or realized; "a latent fingerprint"; "latent talent"
not presently active; "latent infection"; "latent diabetes"

www.cogsci.princeton.edu/cgi-bin/webwn

Assay:

an instrument, kit or test system which applies one or more technical procedures or one or more analytical methods, using a defined and characterized protocol, to determine, measure or otherwise describe the presence or absence of an analyte.

www.wadsworth.org/labcert/TestApproval/Definitions.htm

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Note added at 1 hr 17 mins (2005-04-04 11:43:58 GMT)
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more on \'assay\' :

http://www.google.com/search?sourceid=navclient&ie=UTF-8&rls...



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Note added at 1 hr 28 mins (2005-04-04 11:54:48 GMT)
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Depending on the context and the kind of the laboratories mentioned, several of the meanings given in the link above can be correct. Make sure to check all the meanings.


Lingo Pros
United States
Local time: 16:42
Native speaker of: Native in Persian (Farsi)Persian (Farsi), Native in Farsi (Persian)Farsi (Persian)
PRO pts in category: 4

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
neutral  EliseG: Many thx but I put the wrong combination - it was Eng into FR!!! Sorry!!
15 mins
  -> Aller bien, pas de problem Elise! ;-)
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