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SAR

SAR

(1) (Specific Absorption Rate) A unit of measurement of the rate that energy is absorbed into the body. The SAR rating is watts per kilogram of human tissue. In the U.S., the maximum allowed SAR for a cellphone is 1.6. While some phones are as low as 0.2, many high-end smartphones are just a hair under 1.6. See electromagnetic hypersensitivity.

(2) (Segmentation And Reassembly) The protocol that converts data to cells for transmission over an ATM network. It is the lower part of the ATM Adaption Layer (AAL), which is responsible for the entire operation. See AAL.
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SAR OscillatorA new checkbox labeled "SAR Oscillator (CL - SAR)" has been added to the Parabolic SAR Indicator preferences.
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Deleted the requirement to identify whether an SAR is an "Initial Report," "Corrected Report," or "Supplemental Report.
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The method was retrospectively used to analyze the SARS outbreak in Hong Kong.
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Exclusion Criteria A case may be excluded as a SARS report under investigation (SARS RUI), including as a CDC-defined probable SARS-CoV case, if any of the following apply: * An alternative diagnosis can explain the illness fully **, or * Antibody to SARS-CoV is undetectable in a serum specimen obtained >28 days after onset of illness [double dagger], or * The case was reported on the basis of contact with a person who was excluded subsequently as a case of SARS-CoV disease; then the reported case also is excluded, provided other epidemiologic of laboratory criteria are not present.