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Thematic Apperception Test

 [the-mat´ik ap″er-sep´shun]
TAT; a projective test in which the subject tells a story based on each of a series of standard ambiguous pictures, so that his responses reflect a projection of some aspect of his personality and his current psychological preoccupations and conflicts.

TAT

Abbreviation for thematic apperception test.

tat

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TAT

(tăt)
n.
1. A gene in the AIDS virus that stimulates the host cell to replicate genetic components of the virus.
2. The protein encoded by this gene that is a potent transactivator of viral replication.

TAT

abbreviation for tetanus antitoxin.

TAT

Infectious disease Tetanus antitoxin, see there Lab medicine Turn-around time, see there Psychology Thematic Apperception Test A projection-type psychological test that evaluates a child's sense of reality and personality traits and gives insight into his fantasies. See Psychological testing.

TAT

Abbreviation for thematic apperception test; turnaround time.

TAT

1. tube agglutination test.
2. tetanus antitoxin.
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This study confirms that the establishment of an ITSDM tier 3 laboratory in a remote, under-serviced area of SA with historically poor TAT can lead to a dramatic improvement of local service delivery.
06) [8] but substantively lower TAT, while maintaining a quality of testing expected from a larger laboratory.
Hayek 1,251 79% Purpose: Half of teacher viewed (1986) Reducing TATs as a component of referral rate the special education process.
In conclusion we found computer simulation to be a powerful tool to evaluate test throughput and TAT of a clinical analyzer.
Rural locations had the fastest TATs, followed by city (about 8 minutes slower), suburban (13 minutes slower), and then federal sites (about 15 minutes slower).
Yes, there are effects in [test-tube] systems for extracellular Tat.
His complaint is that the lab is not meeting his TAT expectations for care of chest-pain patients, and this is extending their length of stay (LOS).
The graphs portray the distribution of tests that started their activity during the hour, spanning the range of TATs from the minimum to the 95th percentile.
She reviews it for TATs that exceed the allowable maximum.
Respondents' experience with TAT and their suggestions on how it might be improved will be examined in Part 2 of this report, but first, let's look at how the survey was executed and view some of the results.
Those facilities "do not always improve turnaround time but do increase TAT in the main lab due to reduced staffing.
What is more, protein fusion with TAT could be delivered by a variety of routes, including oral administration [40] and parenteral administration such as transdermal administration [23, 24] and intraperitoneal injection [26, 41].