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CHAP

Clearing House Automated Payment System

A company that operates a computer system to perform clearing services for funds and some other investment vehicles denominated in the British pound. It is allied with other clearing houses in the Association for Payment Clearing Services. It began operations in 1984.
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Other Pap Group companies include Pap Kenworth, Pap Machinery Agriculture & Turf, Pap Machinery Construction & Forestry, and Pap Rents.
To recall, secretary of the PAP parliamentary faction, Naira Zohrabyan, said yesterday that the PAP is going to start political
Pap smear is a simple, convenient, inexpensive, reliable and repeatable diagnostic method.
The investigation considered a woman adherent on her Pap smear test if she reported that she had her last Pap smear every year preceding her enrollment in this survey.
Major Finding: Between 2000 and 2010, the percentage of women aged 18-21 years who reported never having a Pap test increased from 26.
4% of women who had had a Pap smear had evidence of abnormal cervical cells.
Physicians were asked about their use of cervical HPV testing and Pap testing in three clinical vignettes.
A survey of the knowledge about PAP smears among women aged 15 and above.
After five years of the PAP being formed--and five years is long enough--we did an internal evaluation and we came up with reasons as to why we should now move to a legislative body," Dr Ndele said.
Screening guidelines from several medical organizations, such as the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and the American Cancer Society, have endorsed concurrent HPV and Pap testing as a safe alternative to Pap testing alone for women aged 30 years and older.
Researchers found that DNA tests better detected the virus than the Pap smear.
Only women for whom the date of the last Pap test was known or could be calculated were included in the analyses; 2,417 women (95% of those interviewed) met this criterion.