cPSA


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cPSA

Abbreviation for complexed prostate-specific antigen.

complexed prostate-specific antigen

(kŏm-plekst′, kom′plekst″),

cPSA

A laboratory test that assays levels of prostate-specific antigen bound to alpha-1-chymotrypsin. The cPSA test is slightly more useful in the detection of prostate cancer than the simple PSA test but may not be as accurate as assessments of serum unbound or free PSA.
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Filatova and Davidson describe the fortunes of the CPSA after it 'emerged from the Comintern's grinding machines' as a party that was 'more dependent on Moscow for ideas and funds, more dogmatic, divided and sectarian' (p109).
As part of the new integrated care model offered under CPSA, 76 pharmacists throughout the country are now offering warfarin monitoring for patients.
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66) The CPSA also expressly prohibits the sale of consumer products containing certain nitrites and phthalates.
The grind was mixed with CPSA and PECA to get paints which were correspondingly named as ER-CPSA and ER-PECA.
During this same period, the CPSA was riven by internal debates over its strategic orientation.
The people of Fort Chipewyan have taken every opportunity to express support for their former doctor, going so far as to write a letter to the CPSA demanding the charges be dropped after an Alberta Cancer Board study confirmed higher than normal cancer rates in the area.
10, 2009, the Commission explained how it would implement the consumer products safety incident database as required under section 6A of the CPSA.
The heart of the CPSA is a general prohibition on manufacturing, importing, selling or advertising any "consumer product" that poses an unreasonable danger to human health or safety.
According to the company, CPSA currently operates 7 locations in Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia, USA, and is opening its 8th lab in the suburb of Pittsburgh in June, with more expansion planned in North Carolina and Virginia in 2009.
The global financial crisis has not diminished Australians' appetite for cosmetic treatments and Australians' demand outstrips that of other countries," the Daily Telegraph quoted CPSA public relations officer Dr.
Sir Alistair Graham, who succeeded him at the CPSA and became chairman of the committee on standards in public life, said Thomas had been "an outstanding trade union leader".