from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An analysis of a sample of blood, especially for diagnostic or therapeutic purposes.
- n. The process of obtaining blood for such a test: went to the clinic for a blood test.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A serologic analysis of a sample of blood; a test in which blood is removed from a subject and analyzed to determine the presence or levels of any of a variety of substances which indicate whether the subject has health problems.
- n. An analysis of blood performed on two subjects to determine whether they are biologically related, such as a paternity test.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a serologic analysis of a sample of blood
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A blood test had confirmed that the U-Pills had protected him from infection.
Of course one can’t possibly tell for certain without taking a blood test but Miss Marchant’s description does indicate it.
“A simple blood test will measure his ubiquinone levels and tell us if he’s positive or not.”