Reaction

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Reaction

A decline in prices following an advance. Opposite of rally.
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Reaction

A decrease in price following an increase in price. A reaction connotes a slow decline; it is the opposite of a recovery.
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reaction

A decline in security prices following a period of rising security prices.
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Severe leukemoid reaction in a preterm infant with congenital Cytomegalovirus infection.
A recent report of using a commercially available antibody discussed establishing normal LAP levels for individual hematology laboratories (7) The current study expanded on the use of a commercial primary antibody for clinical use by exploring different gating strategies, verifying assay conditions, and testing on new cases of CML or leukemoid reaction. A "LAP Index" of % positive x Median Fluorescent Intensity (MFI) was used after statistical analysis showed significant differences in this index between expected normal, high, and low LAP scores.
Finding in them greater proportion of atelectasis (OR 21, 95% CI 4.47-101.6), apnea (OR 11.5, 95% CI 3.26-40.8), retractions (OR 5.6, 95% CI 1.80-17.7), leukemoid reaction (OR 4, 95% CI 1.28-12.2), pneumonia (OR 3.7, 95% CI 1.05-13), and bronchospasm (OR 3.6, 95% CI 1.03-16.8) as compared to the group of children who did not require intensive care.
Clinical laboratory findings in three of the patients included leukemoid reaction in all three, hemoconcentration in two, and thrombocytopenia in two.