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sheep cell agglutination test

 (SCAT)
a laboratory test for infectious mononucleosis. When the antibody level of a person with this disease reaches a certain level, a sample of his blood will cause agglutination of sheep erythrocytes. If there is agglutination of these cells in concentrations up to 1:28, the findings are considered positive for infectious mononucleosis.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

scat

(skăt)
n.
Excrement, especially of an animal; dung.
The American Heritage® Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2007, 2004 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.
Abbreviation for:
Simvastatin And Enalapril Coronary Atherosclerosis Trial
Scatula—Pharmacology
Severe Combined Anaemia & Thrombocytopenia
Sheep Cell Agglutination Test
Sickle Cell Anaemia Test
Drug slang A regional street term for heroin
Performing arts medicine A style of singing with wordless vocables and nonsense syllables, improvised melodies and rhythms, creating the equivalent of an instrumental solo with the voice Example Ella Fitzgerald, ‘How High the Moon’
Sexology Vernacular term for coprophilia
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In this condition, it is important to evaluate the performance of ATCS including SCATS, at this kind of intersections.
We are grateful to the many people who helped collect and clean the scat, and would particularly like to acknowledge and thank W.
Field sample misidentification is another disadvantage of scat analysis.
The presence of pups was determined based on the presence of pup scats (<2.5 cm diameter; Stenglein et al, 2010) at rendezvous sites (identified from the GPS-locations from the collared wolf) from June through August.
Although plants from 15 different families were evident (indirect evidence such as claw marks) to be used by sun bear (Table 2), analysis of sun bear's scat samples collected during the study period revealed the presence of plants items in form of seeds, twigs, and leaves remains of plant species belonging to 10 different species namely Spondias axillaris, Horsefieldia amygdalina, Ficus sp., Alangium chinense, Polyalthia simiarum, Acorus calamus, Elaeocarpus serrata, Medinillaru bicunda, Actinodaphne obovata and Micromelum pubescens.
2013: Factors affecting the (in)accuracy of mammalian mesocarnivore scat identification in south-western Europe.
We selected a major bone from each scat and pulverized it in a freezer mill (Spex 6770 freezer mill from Spex SamplePrep, Metuchen, New Jersey).
When possible, paired features (for example, otoliths and mouthparts) were used to estimate the minimum number of individual salmonids consumed in each scat. If paired features were unavailable, then we assumed only 1 salmonid was eaten unless bones were of multiple salmonid size classes.
Several factors influence whether DNA can be extracted from a scat sample including diet, environmental conditions at collection, storage methods, and the specific extraction method.
Although we identified 12 different prey species, including birds and small to medium-sized mammals, in wolf scats, moose (Alces alces) was the most frequent food item, observed in 80% of all scats.
"SCAT puts people first, and a private company puts the bottom line first," SCAT driver Rebecca Turner told the commission in August.