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persister phenomenon

A technical artefact that occurs in antibiotic susceptibility testing, where a percentage of organisms persist on the culture plate, as they are not in the growth phase at the time of testing, resulting in a misinterpretation as bacterial resistance to an antibiotic. If these organisms are subcultured and retested, < 0.1% of the inoculum persists.
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These voters may be independently motivated by external and/or internal factors that are captured under the umbrella of what is referred to here as the "repeat-voting-habit persistence phenomenon.
In section 3, we modify the rational voter model to include the repeat-voting-habit persistence phenomenon.
where IB represents the internal benefits one obtains from the very act of voting such that IB reflects all of the manifestations included within the repeat-voting-habit persistence phenomenon as described above.
The first class includes those who appear to have a strong inclination to vote because of the influence of (the strength of the reaction to) the repeat-voter-habit persistence phenomenon and what it encompasses, with instrumental and observable consumption-based factors held constant, and the second class includes those who appear not to possess this characteristic (i.
We expect that the decomposition procedure will leave a portion of the probability differential unexplained and argue that this unexplained differential is due to internal voting motivations reflected in the repeat-voting habit persistence phenomenon.
the factors impounded in the repeat-voting-habit persistence phenomenon variable, inclusive of social conditioning).
To our knowledge, this is the first study, which directly analyses the impact of conditioning information in assessing the persistence phenomenon in relation to bond funds.
Our findings indicate that the evidence of performance persistence decreases when we consider conditional alphas, particularly for the multi-index model, which suggests that some of the persistence phenomenon is driven by time-varying betas.
The objective is to evaluate the persistence phenomenon in the European bond fund market and, in particular, to investigate the extent to which conditional measures lead to different inferences on performance persistence.
Kahn and Rudd (1995) evaluated the persistence phenomenon both on equity and fixed income funds over the period 1986 to 1993.
The latter study uses a cross-sectional regression approach to detect the persistence phenomenon.
Furthermore, it is important to ask if conditional models will be better able to detect this persistence phenomenon.