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A book containing references, alphabetically arranged, to the contents of a series or collection of documents or volumes; or a section (normally at the end) of a single volume or set of volumes containing such references to its contents.

Statistical indexes are also used to track or measure changes in the economy (for example, the Consumer Price Index) and movement in stock markets (for example, Standard & Poor's Index). Such indexes are usually keyed to a base year, month, or other period of comparison.

In mortgage financing, the term is used to determine adjustable-rate mortgage (ARM) interest rates after the discount period ends. Common indexes for ARMs are one-year Treasury Securities and the national average cost of funds to savings and loan associations.

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Iron overload affected erythrocyte indices Mice were injected with normal saline in the control group or were injected with iron dextran, respectively, group 1: 0.05 mg/200 iL/day and group 2: 0.3 mg/200 iL/day.
If there is an abnormality with erythrocyte indices or anaemia, they need to be corrected before considering using HbA1c for monitoring diabetes.
These results show that even the use of a cutoff point of 10.5 g/dL for the Hb in the 2nd trimester, as recommended by the CDC (28, 39) and the British Committee for Standards in Haematology (40), would not be informative, in accordance with previous validation studies of erythrocyte indices against SF in pregnant women.
maculatus we did not find any statistical difference in the erythrocyte indices, the absolute number of leukocytes and thrombocytes, which show low influence of seasonal factors on the hematological condition of the species.
Data on drug history (for anemia and thyroid disease as well as others) and alcohol intake, which may have affected TSH values and erythrocyte indices, are missing.

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