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PAP

(pap),
Acronym for peroxidase antiperoxidase complex. Abbreviation for 3'-phosphoadenosine 5'-phosphate. See: PAP technique.

pap

(pap),
A soft food (for example, breadcrumbs soaked in milk or water).

PAP

1. Pap smear.
2. Peak airway pressure.
3. Peroxidase-antiperoxidase technique, see there.
4. Positive airway pressure.
5. Primary atypical pneumonia, see Interstitial pneumonia.
6. Pulmonary alveolar proteinosis.
7. Pulmonary arterial pressure.

PAP

Abbreviation for 3'-phosphoadenosine 5'-phosphate.
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Meanwhile, the PAP said that the purpose of a psychological assessment, among others, is to help understand a person's functioning in making informed decisions.
Unlike autoimmune PAP, macrophage dysfunction in secondary PAP occurs through a mechanism that is largely independent of anti-GM-CSF antibodies.
Recently adopted federal health reform (the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, or the ACA) requires that all new or substantially revised insurance plans cover Papanicolau ("Pap") tests, which are the standard screening for cervical cancer, without copays or cost-sharing.
Compared with the results of the 2012 and 2013 surveys, the median volume of Pap tests among participating laboratories in 2014 had decreased to 17 004 (Table 1), while the median volume of HR-HPV tests had increased to 6058 (Table 2).
He does not share the viewpoint, according to which by such an offer the PAP sent a message about its unwillingness to
PAP stain uses alcohol at various stages of staining which is expensive and also difficult to procure.
CT revealed a 4.8 A- 3.2 cm PAP connected to the left upper lobar pulmonary artery (Fig.2).
Overall, the sensitivity of Pap cytology is low at approximately 51%, while specificity is high at 96%-98% (Ann.
(2006) avaliaram a administracao de dois PAP, um contra Streptococcus bovis (PAP-Sb) e outro contra Fusobacterium necrophorum (PAP-Fn), bacterias precursoras da acidose ruminal e abscesso hepatico, respectivamente.
Distinct acetowhite areas were taken as positive, while cervical intra-epithelial neoplasia on cytology was labelled as Pap smear positive.
Pap smear plays an important role in screening programs in reducing the incidence and mortality of CC (7) and routine cancer screening has become more frequent (8).