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HPA

(1) (Host Protected Area) See hidden disk areas.

(2) (High Performance Addressing) A variety of earlier addressing techniques that improved the quality of a passive matrix (LCD) screen.

(3) (High Power Amplifier) An amplifier used to transmit signals from a satellite dish to a satellite transponder. The received signals are picked up with a low noise amplifier (LNA).
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The doctors of the MTI-covered hospitals have been getting HPA since January this year.
Frozen amniotic fluid and HPA solution samples were first defrosted before analysing them for osmolality.
I remain optimistic that HPA will pass both chambers of Congress and will be signed by President Donald Trump but not for many months.
Altech's managing director Iggy Tan said, "This updated BFS confirms the financial and technical robustness of the company's HPA project, as was identified in the original BFS.
High purity alumina or HPA is a high-end product of the non-metallurgical alumina market.
PPI's team of human error reduction professionals and HPA have detailed these solutions and how to access them in a short video called "Ebola and Human Error.
For these and many other reasons, we look forward to extending the HPA brand to a broader global audience," she added.
Professor John Watson, head of the respiratory diseases department at the HPA, said: "The HPA is providing advice to healthcare workers to ensure the patient under investigation is being treated appropriately and that healthcare staff who are looking after the patient are protected.
Of these, more than half were probably acquired in the UK, compared to only 27 per cent in 2002 according to the HPA report.
The HPA said it is "unclear" whether the case in Blackpool and another case in Scotland - which was confirmed at the end of July - are linked to the European outbreak.
A spokeswoman said: "The HPA has been notified that a patient from Leeds has sought medical attention following a dog bite which occurred abroad.
The HPA conducted a previous review in 2003, which also concluded that there was no evidence of harm.