I don't see anything wrong with your theory, in fact we run a similar scenario using a scripted XML test in the page that is tested by the CSS.
As you know the CSS has the ability to checksum (GET method) a Web page that is retrieved over HTTP, any change to this page will notify the Layer 7 switch that the web server has encountered a critical error, and should be pulled from the cluster of available servers. The 'test page' contains a number of diagnostics that can succeed or fail independantly of the system as a whole.
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Before APIC, release 2.3(1f), transit routing was not supported within a
single L3Out profile. In APIC, release 2.3(1f) and later, you can
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