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Deficiency

A shortage or insufficiency. The amount by which federal Income Tax due exceeds the amount reported by the taxpayer on his or her return; also, the amount owed by a taxpayer who has not filed a return. The outstanding balance of a debt secured by a mortgage after the mortgaged property has been sold to satisfy the obligation at a price less than the debt.

deficiency

noun absence, dearth, defect, deficit, destitution, failing, failure to comply, falling short, fault, faultiness, flaw, foible, impairment, imperfection, inadequateness, incompleteness, incompletion, insufficiency, lack, loss, meagerness, need, nonfulfillment, nonperformance, omission, paucity, penury, poverty, privation, scarcity, short supply, shortage, shortcoming, sparsity, ullage, want, weakness
Associated concepts: deficiency assessment, deficiency bill, deficiency decree, deficiency judgment, deficiency tax, innome tax deficiency, liability for deficiency, mental deficiency, notice of deficiency, recovery of deficiency, tax deficiency
See also: absence, dearth, defect, deficit, delinquency, disadvantage, failure, fault, flaw, foible, frailty, handicap, insufficiency, mediocrity, need, omission, paucity, poverty, vice
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In clear-cut terms, his brother has MCADD and he doesn't.
He has MCADD, so he needs to eat to have enough energy.
While such spaces are unquestionably important for grieving parents and an essential part of many disease communities, Kay aims to restore some balance to the MCADD realm with an infusion of optimism.
Sensitivity for MS/ MS in screening for MCADD ranges from approximately 95% to 100% (Andersen et al.
The model representing either MCADD or BKT is represented graphically as a decision tree in Figure 1.
The base case analysis for MCADD demonstrates that with a prevalence of 1:17,000, and sensitivity, specificity, and cost for initial, repeat, and confirmatory testing as outlined in Table 1, the expected number of cases of MCADD per 100,000 newborns is 5.
These screening programs use different thresholds to define a positive screening result for MCADD owing to differences in screening criteria, health technologies, and case definitions (17).
However, there have been previous studies examining age variation in C8 concentrations among children with confirmed MCADD (1, 2, 4, 7), demonstrating that infants tested at <10 weeks of age have significantly higher (P < 0.
985A>G among those who tested presumptively positive during the UK MCADD screening study in the same period.
The resulting binary feature C8 > 1 exhibited 2 possible values-t-rue and false--which can be mapped to the classes MCADD and control.
The 1st variant selected thresholds based on the range of values in the MCADD group of the learning set.