MCTD


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AcronymDefinition
MCTDMixed Connective Tissue Disease
MCTDMaximum Cell Transfer Delay (Sprint-ATM)
MCTDMean Cell Transfer Delay (ATMF)
MCTDMarin County Transit District
MCTDMid Carolinas Tres Dias (three-day Christian event)
MCTDModular Concept Test Development
MCTDModular Component Technology Development
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01), [+ or -]2-globulin was increased significantly in SLE, RA, MCTD, PSS patients (P< 0.
In the first phase of this effort, which took only two weeks to complete, MCTD and Metaserver were able to develop a Web-based tax application that demonstrated thousands of manual labor savings per year over the agency's current process.
1]-RNP complex is associated with clinical symptoms and/or organ involvement in SLE patients and patients with MCTD.
While the intent of the tax is to fund vital mass transportation expenditures without having to significantly raise commuter fares, it may have the unintended effect of driving employers out of the MCTD and prolonging the economic recession in New York State and New York City.
Another option for this new process is the hot feed solution, whereby a rubber strip is fed from the batch-off mill or twin screw sheeter directly into the Shark MCTD extruder (figure 3).
Ward a Ward b SS-A/SS-B Sm Sm-RNP SLE 27 20 7 10 4 8 SS 17 15 2 17 0 0 MCTD 4 4 0 0 0 4 PSS 28 24 4 0 0 0 PM/DM 1 1 0 0 0 0 ND 8 8 0 6 0 1 Anti-ENA Anti-DNA Disease Scl-70 CENP B Jo-1 EIA IFI SLE 0 0 0 25 8 SS 0 0 0 2 1 MCTD 0 0 0 1 0 PSS 13 15 0 2 0 PM/DM 0 0 1 0 0 ND 0 0 0 2 0 * a indicates specialist rheumatologic; b, specialist nonrheumatologic; anti-ENA, anti-extractable nuclear antigen antibodies; IFI, indirect immunofluorescence; EIA, enzyme immunosorbent assay; SLE, systemic lupus erythematosus; SS, Sjogren syndrome; MCTD, mixed connective tissue disease; PSS, progressive systemic sclerosis; PM/DM, polymyositis/dermatomyositis; and ND, not defined.
The VMIAZ cold-feed design, featuring the patented MCTD Transfermix section, is thus said to be the most compact design available.
Population 1 consisted of 102 patients with established connective tissue disease: 35 with SLE, 21 with SS, 22 with systemic sclerosis, 21 with MCTD, and 3 with rheumatoid arthritis.
The high performance Shark 120 combines a shortened MCTD extruder with a robust gear pump for rubber extrusion, according to the literature.
Table 1 - technical specifications Parameter MCTD Gear pump Diameter 120 mm 110 mm Maximum throughput 1,800 - 2,200 kg/h SBR compounds 1,200 - 1,600 kg/h NR compounds Maximum outlet pressure 300 bar Overall dimensions Length: 3,060 mm Width: 1,840 mm Height *: 2,033 mm * Height includes the feed hopper