highest common factor

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highest common factor

the largest number or quantity that is a factor of each member of a group of numbers or quantities

highest common factor

[′hī·əst ′käm·ən ′fak·tər]
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Contact tracing identified 745 contacts for this cluster over the 6-week period, including the 166 health care workers from 10 HCFs (4).
This expansion of service offerings will allow HCFS to better assist our clients in producing efficient processes aimed at revenue maximization and customer satisfaction.
The two protein bands were observed in sterile HCF collected from camel (195 and 141kDa), cattle (27 and 18 kDa), buffalo (43 and 27kDa) and human being (30 and 21kDa), whereas only one polypeptide band found in sheep (123kDa) and goat (78kDa).
Patients at HCFs in Ghana rely on a support person, most often a family member, to bring them food, water, clothing, bedding and any other items they may need during their stay at the HCF.
When the unit exceeds 15 members in a given location, the HCF is split to keep the number to less than 15.
HCPs and HCFs were not prepared to deal with violence and most of the HCPs said they require training in dealing with violent incidents, how to de-escalate violence.
Tenders are invited for Supply testing and commissioning of refrigerant leak detector with the following specifications: refrigerants to be detected: r-134a, r-22, r-404a, r-410a,r-507 and all cfcs, hcfs and hfcs.
The Ring IPC approach, which provided rapid, intensive, and short-term IPC support to HCFs in areas of active Ebola transmission, was an addition to Liberia's proposed longer term national IPC strategy, which focused on providing a comprehensive package of IPC training and support to all HCFs in the country.
In this issue's Expert's Corner on page 42, Pete Rivera, a consultant manager at Hayes Management Consulting (and a member of HCfs blogging team), explains why it's now time for the healthcare industry to provide EMR support to small physician groups.
As discussed below, HCFS and sucrose are not the same, which might be why so much effort was made to convince doctors otherwise.