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Qualifier English: analysis
Qualifier Spanish: análisis
Qualifier Portuguese: análise
Qualifier French: analyse
Entry term(s): assay
chemical analysis
determination
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/Q000032
Scope note: Used for the identification or quantitative determination of a substance or its constituents and metabolites; includes the analysis of air, water, or other environmental carrier. It excludes the chemical analysis of tissues, tumors, body fluids, organisms, and plants for which "chemistry" is used. The concept applies to both methodology and results. For analysis of substances in blood, cerebrospinal fluid, and urine the specific subheading designating the fluid is used.
Annotation: subhead only; includes "assay", "determination", "chemical analysis"; for qualitative or quantitative analysis of substances; chemical composition of organs, organisms & plants, as "chemical composition of the liver" = LIVER /chemistry; for analysis of chemical substances in the blood use /blood; in the cerebrospinal fluid, use /cerebrospinal fluid; in the urine, use /urine; see MeSH scope note in Introduction; indexing policy: Manual 19.8.6; DF: /anal or /AN
Online Note: search policy: Online Manual; use: main heading/AN or AN (SH) or SUBS APPLY AN
History Note: 67; used with Category A, B & D 1967; A, B, D, G & J 1968-74; A, B1, B3-6, C4, D, G3 & J 1975-86; A, B1, B3-6, C4, D, G3, J, ASCITIC FLUID & CALCULI+ 1987; A, B1, B3-6, C4, D, G3, J, ASCITIC FLUID, BRONCHOALVEOLAR LAVAGE FLUID & CALCULI+ 1988-89; A2-16; B1, B3-6, C4, D & J 1990-91; D 1992 forward
Entry Version: ANAL
Abbreviation: AN
DeCS ID: 22002
Unique ID: Q000032
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Date Established: 1967/01/01
Date of Entry: 1973/12/27
Revision Date: 2003/07/24
analysis - Preferred
Concept UI M0030237
Scope note Used for the identification or quantitative determination of a substance or its constituents and metabolites; includes the analysis of air, water, or other environmental carrier. It excludes the chemical analysis of tissues, tumors, body fluids, organisms, and plants for which "chemistry" is used. The concept applies to both methodology and results. For analysis of substances in blood, cerebrospinal fluid, and urine the specific subheading designating the fluid is used.
Preferred term analysis
chemical analysis - Narrower
Concept UI M0030239
Preferred term chemical analysis
determination - Narrower
Concept UI M0030240
Preferred term determination
assay - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0030238
Preferred term assay



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