transit time


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transit time

the time required for ingesta to pass through the gastrointestinal tract; a shorter transit time is seen in conditions associated with gut hypermotility, such as diarrhea. Delayed passage from any cause results in a longer transit time.
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46 billion) order for 14 cargo jets that will improve transit times from North and South America to key destinations in the Middle East by a full business day, UPS added.
Milaha currently calls two ports in Oman (Sohar and Salalah) and three ports in India (Nhava Sheva, Mundra, and Kandla), offering enhanced connectivity and transit times to Qatar and the region, and is actively evaluating further expansion of services.
Overall GI transit time was defined as the time to presence of contrast material within the cloaca (Fig 1).
Concerning transit times on specific shipping lanes, the executive team of the carrier wanted to know if their current customers were willing to pay a premium to receive faster transit time service relative to the current transit time and rate.
PH4 also cuts transit time by more than half for Batangas imports originating from Kobe, Nagoya, Yokohama, Tokyo, Qingdao, Xingang, Shanghai, Huangpu and Shekou via Hong Kong transshipment.
Through PH4, Calabarzon-based companies can ship directly from Hong Kong, Yantian, Hakata and Osaka into Batangas at significantly faster transit times of 2, 3, 7 and 9 days respectively as compared to the former transit of 15, 16, 19 and 22 days.
Four different medications were evaluated on different days in eight healthy cats, and the estimated average esophageal transit time ranged from 16 seconds to 26 seconds.
FedEx Express announced it has shortened the transit times between Germany and Bulgaria, thereby improving its range of services in Eastern Europe.
The experimental work described here employs a longitudinal ultrasonic wave to measure changes in ultrasonic transit time through a polymer melt during GAIM.
Speeding up transit time "can lead to a reduction in the quantity of gas present in the digestive tract and a reduction of the bloating sensation in healthy individuals," says Miguel Freitas, Dannon's scientific affairs manager.
A palm-size recording device worn for the next day or two records radio signals from the SmartPill passing through a patient's GI tract, capturing information such as pH, temperature, pressure and total transit time.
By astutely analyzing its production and logistics processes and improving communication with critical partners, Boston Scientific increased the number of cartons it ships, slashed its transit time by more than a day, and substantially cut its freight costs.