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TRAPS

 

TRAPS

Tumor necrosis factor (TNF)-receptor associated periodic syndrome; constellation of disease characterized by prolonged attacks of high fever and severe localized inflammation.

TRAPS

abbreviation for tumor necrosis factor receptor-associated periodic syndrome. See familial periodic fever.

periodic fever, familial, autosomal dominant

A hereditary periodic fever syndrome (OMIM:142680) characterised by recurrent fever, abdominal pain, localised tender skin lesions and myalgia. The main complication is amyloidosis, which occurs in 25% of cases.
 
Molecular pathology
Caused by defects of TNFRSF1A, which encodes a major receptor for TNF-alpha that activates NF-kappaB, mediates apoptosis and regulates inflammation.

traps

devices for the trapping of wild animals. Mostly used with an attractant, varying with the target species. Once in the target area the trap is sprung. The trap may be a limb snare, frowned on in many circles now, a cage with a dropdown door, a net dropped from above or fired from a gun, a sticky surface, a funneled entrance to a cage and so on.
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For the McPhail treatment, 6 McPhail traps were placed on mango trees in a regular 2 x 3 pattern, with traps spaced 10 to 15 m apart within each plot (24 traps per ha).
Disease transmission is another problem associated with the use of dirty traps since Peromyscus are known vectors for Hantavirus (Nichol et al.
Our interest, however, was in determining the trap saturation threshold and efficiency of the sticky traps that are industry standards for monitoring insects that are in the same size range as NOW.
I know that a lot of people are tempted to use live traps and simply relocate the animal, but when you get right down to it you are just giving someone else your problem.
It is hoped that this new design of pollen trap produces reliable consistent results and overcome some of the problems encountered with other designs of traps.
RSPB covert surveillance cameras monitored the trap belonging to a shoot in south west Northumberland and found the trap operator had failed to attend the trap at any point during the filming.
Hajduk reminds trappers that all traps used on another person's land must have a valid registration number embedded or cut into the trap.
Even if the traps perform as advertised, they have the potential to be what we call 'excuse traps,'" said DeMaria.
Even with a good maintenance program in place, steam traps in hard-to-reach locations will often be missed.
A total of 60 octopus traps, each baited with two sardines, were deployed on August 11, 1999, at two sites off Faro where normal fishing activities with octopus traps takes place.