HbCS

AcronymDefinition
HbCSHemoglobin Constant Spring
HbCSHealthcare Billing and Collection Service (formerly Hospital Billing and Collection Service; est. 1985)
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OE tissue contains two types of stem cells--globose basal cells (GBCs) and HBCs. The GBCs have been successfully cultured and appear to have a primary role in repopulating cells that have been lost to routine turnover.
The model was used to estimate the effect of physiological stage (week), BCS group (Group 1: BCS>3.5, or HBCS; Group 2: BCS[less than or equal to]3.5, or LBCS), and their interaction on oxidative-status indices:
We excluded HBCs with less than 50 percent of its respondents on average across time (2008-2012) indicating that they provided primary care services.
HBCS has been supported by grants from Finska Lakaresall-skapet, the Finnish Special Governmental Subsidy for Health Sciences, Academy of Finland, Folkhalsan Research Foundation, Liv och Halsa, and the Signe and Ane Gyllenberg Foundation.
Hexa-peri-hexabenzocoronene (HBC) has attracted much attention as a fragment of graphene.
(172) Of the twenty-two countries classified by the WHO as HBCs, nine or nearly half are in Africa, with South Africa, Zimbabwe, and Mozambique listed as the top three countries in total incident cases (per 100,000) reported in 2011.
Perhaps the most widely used alternative low-cost method for estimating [Hb] in resource-limited settings is the WHO HbCS. To perform this test, the user must visuallycompare the color of a paper strip stained with blood to a standard at a certain time after the blood was applied to the strip.
Around 33 million people are living with HIV, each year around 2.7 million more people become infected with HIV and two million die of AIDS.1 In 2008 the global TB incidence was 139 per 100,000 population, down from the peak of 143 per 100,000 population in 2004.2 There are two High Burden Countries (HBCs) in the Eastern Mediterranean Pakistan and Afghanistan.3 In Pakistan the incidence of tuberculosis is estimated as 181 per 100,000 population.4
* Twenty-two high-burden countries (HBCs) are home to the highest
In addition to utilizing 1915(c) waivers, states can provide HBCS services under two other provisions: the federally mandated home health benefit provided by all states; and the optional personal care benefit, which in 2006 was provided by 31 states.
The High Beam Control System (HBCS) automatically switches between low and high beams to ensure good night visibility for everyone.
"We're always looking for new and innovative items in HBCs and OTCs." (Currently, Hy-Vee offers 584 OTC SKUs.)