Screening Test

A Screening Test is a test performed on a PATIENT to detect a specific disease or impairment, which may be carried out as part of a Screening Programme.

Description

A Screening Test is a Clinical Investigation.

A Screening Test  is a test performed on a PATIENT to detect a specific disease or impairment, which may be carried out as part of a Screening Programme.

It should be noted that individuals may have to be re-tested shortly after an initial test for technical reasons such as the loss of sample, an unsatisfactory test procedure, or an inconclusive result.

The Screening Test is not complete until such re-tests have been satisfactorily completed.

Also Known As

This NHS business definition is also known by these names:

Context Alias
Plural Screening Tests

Where Used

Type Link How used
Class APPOINTMENT references in description Screening Test
Attribute HAEMOGLOBINOPATHY INVESTIGATION RESULT CODE FOR NATIONAL NEONATAL DATA SET references in description Screening Test
Data Set Maternity Services Data Set references in description Screening Test
Supporting Information references in description Screening Test
Data Set NHS Breast Screening Programme Central Return Data Set (KC62) references in description Screening Test
Supporting Information references in description Screening Test
Data Element ORGANISATION SITE IDENTIFIER (OF PROVIDER FIRST SEEN) references in description Screening Test
NHS Business Definition Retinopathy of Prematurity Screening references in description Screening Test
Attribute SCREENING REFERRAL SOURCE references in description Screening Test
Data Element SCREENING TEST DATE references in description Screening Test
NHS Business Definition Screening Service references in description Screening Test
NHS Business Definition Screening Test references in description Screening Test
Data Element WOMEN SCREENED IN PERIOD TOTAL (CALL AND RECALL) references in description Screening Test
Data Element WOMEN SCREENED IN PERIOD TOTAL (SELF AND GP REFERRALS) references in description Screening Test