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Affirm

AFFIRM
(1) Atrial Fibrillation Followup: Investigation of Rhythm Management. A clinical trial comparing the risks, benefits, costs and mortality of rhythm control vs rate control in patients with persistent atrial fibrillation.
Conclusion No difference; rhythm control is as effective as rate control and has a reduced risk of adverse drug events.
Affirm
(2) A proprietary one-step urine pregnancy test that detects hCG, which is positive as early as the first day after a missed period.
(3) A proprietary DNA probe-based diagnostic test for identifying the causative agents for vaginosis and vaginitis: Candida spp, Gardnerella vaginalis and Trichomonas vaginalis.
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Affirmed raced five more times in 1977, winning four times and finishing 4-2 in head-to-head meetings with Alydar.
And without Alydar, Affirmed would have been undefeated going into the (Kentucky) Derby.
While Alydar stayed in the East to start the 3-year-old season, Affirmed returned to Southern California and won all four of his races in the spring, including an eight-length victory in the Santa Anita Derby with Pincay aboard because Cauthen was serving a suspension.
Affirmed couldn't have looked better heading into the Kentucky Derby on May 6, 1978, but bettors made him the second choice behind the equally dominant Alydar, and the horses didn't disappoint.
Cauthen, a Kentucky native, placed Affirmed just behind two longshots at the start and was six lengths back at one point, but when Cauthen asked Affirmed to go at the top of the stretch, the horse took off and opened a two-length lead.
Classes AF-1, AF-2, AF-3 and AF-4 affirmed at 'AAA';
Classes 2-A-1 to 2-A-4, 2-A-WIO & 2-A-PO affirmed at 'AAA';
Classes 1-CB1, 1-X-PO, 1-IO, 2-CB-1 to 2-CB-5, 2-IO, 2-X-PO, 3-A-1 to 3-A-6, 3-IO, 3-X-PO and X-B-30 affirmed at 'AAA';
Classes 4-A-1, 4-X-PO, X-B-15, 15-IO and 15-PO affirmed at 'AAA';
Classes 1-CB-1, 1-X-PO, 1-IO, 2-CB-1, 2-IO, 2-X-PO,and X-B-30 affirmed at 'AAA';