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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.
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scat

(skăt)
n.
Excrement, especially of an animal; dung.
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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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Bias in carnivore diet analysis resulting from reclassification of predator scats based on field identification.
In southern Quebec and northern Minnesota, berries occurred in 7-30% of summer scats (June 1-September 15) (Tremblay et al., 2001) and 20-30% of scats at rendezvous sites during July-September, respectively (Van Ballenberghe et al., 1975; Fuller, 1989).
Other three animal food items, belonging to order Scorpionidae, Rodentia and Cyprinidae, found in the sun bear scats could not be identified at the family level.
Diet composition of wildcats (n = 34 scats) depending on age classes.
Molecular Analysis of Scats--DNA Extraction--We opportunistically collected scat samples from felids throughout the study area from October 2012 to June 2013.
River Otter prey items were summarized by calculating the absolute frequency of occurrence (number of occurrences divided by the number of scat with identifiable prey remains).
Successful amplification was achieved in 52% of excellent, 31% good, and 12% of poor scats; of the total amplified sample (n = 38), 34% were excellent, 50% good, and 16% were poor scats (Table 2).
At least ten hairs selected from each scat sample were matched and crossed checked for detection of multiple prey items.
Martinez for assistance preparing scats. Numerous landowners in Gustavus, Alaska, granted access to their land.
Physical characteristics of scats: The mean scat mass, length and width were 8.89g, 5.63cm and 1.34cm at site-I (N=34),8.76g, 5.37cm and 1.25cm at site-II (N=27), and 8.19g, 5.18cm and 1.3cm at site-III (N=29), respectively (Table 1).
The apparent seasonal variation in scat prevalence we found, with fewer scats during summer, also was unexpected.