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In air traffic control phraseology, it means, “Have I correctly received the following …?” or “Did you correctly receive the message?”
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If drilling does not meet the criteria a second drilling may be needed, Ellinas said, adding that in any case by the end of September "we will know whether second confirmatory drilling is required or not".
The confirmatory testing was historically performed to confirm results obtained from the urine dipstick.
A confirmatory framework about environmental liabilities allows managers to address the skepticism of simultaneously achieving financial success and acting responsibly towards the environment.
In the process counselors use both confirmatory evidence to rule in potential diagnoses and disconfirmatory information to test the viability of alternative diagnoses (Pepinsky & Pepinsky, 1954; Spengler, Strohmer, Dixon, & Shivy, 1995).
If a test is positive, many hospitals perform confirmatory tests to ensure the results are accurate -- but some don't.
The customer bulletin also suggested that a user's confirmatory method must be able to detect benzodiazepines at concentrations lower than those detected by the Multigent assay.
2004) included no confirmatory ions, a standard technique for avoiding false positives in the analysis of urine (Department of Health and Human Services 1998).
The present study used responses of 134 college-aged American students in confirmatory factor analysis to determine if the four-factor model previously identified would hold for college students.
For records with diagnostic codes relating to any of the 4 diseases of interest, laboratory records were searched to determine: 1) whether the provider ordered an appropriate test or tests and 2) if these were ordered, were the test results confirmatory (positive).
Usually this confirmatory authority does not involve any direct intervention by the pope or his curia in the affairs of local churches.