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1. Capable of participating in a chemical reaction.
2. Emotionally or psychologically responsive.
3. Of antibodies and some allergic and immune illnesses, triggered by an antigen.
4. Inflammatory.
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Q. Does anyone have experience treating reactive arthritis? symtoms: bladder incontence, sore joint, eye irritation, cracked fingers and lips

A. The management of reactive arthritis usually starts with pain killers and injection of steroids into the joints, and if necessary, stronger medications. Due to the severity of this condition, consulting a doctor may be wise.

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The trial reactive distillation was carried out at 100[degrees]C and 600 mm Hg.
The study reported here used P sorption for soil samples collected from 2 field studies and a paddock study in Western Australia to compare PBI with reactive Fe, reactive Al (not measured in the paddock study), and PRI for acidic to neutral sandy soils common in the region.
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Group A includes 124 patients with normal or reactive CTG, whereas Group B includes 90 patients having abnormal or non-reactive CTG including both suspicious and pathological traces.
Conclusion: Participants in the immunoglobulin M reactive group had a higher percentage of adverse foeto-maternal outcomes compared to the non-reactive group.
In low risk group 4 out of 48 reactive traces had intrapartum distress (8.3%), one of two patients had intrapartum foetal distress (50%).
Comparative results of Syphilis Health Check testing of specimens (N = 202) at the Florida Department of Health in Escambia County STD clinic and Trep-Sure reference treponemal testing at the state health department laboratory--Florida, 2016 Trep-Sure (EIA) result Syphilis Health Check result Reactive Nonreactive Reactive (26) 10 16 Nonreactive (176) 4 172 Total (202) 14 188 Testing agreement% (95% CI) Sensitivity * 71.4 (41.9-95.1) Specificity * 91.5 (87.5-95.5) Overall agreement 90.1 (86.0-94.2) Abbreviations: CI = confidence interval; EIA = enzyme immunoassay; STD = sexually transmitted disease.
Mike Allen, CEO of Reactive said: "This project is a significant achievement for Reactive and is testament to our hard working, dedicated and driven team, who continually deliver results.
One appealing way to achieve high-solid alkyd coatings is using reactive diluents.
Reactive Black-5 (RB-5) was used as azo dye and for chromium (Cr) three different sources like K2Cr2O7, CrCl3, Cr2(SO4)3 were used.
Mercia has also now invested the second tranche of PS500,000 in London-based Crowd Reactive, a usergenerated content platform for events and venues.