Utia


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U´ti`a


n.1.(Zool.) Any species of large West Indian rodents of the genus Capromys, or Utia. In general appearance and habits they resemble rats, but they are as large as rabbits.
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The study was performed by a team of scientists from the Department of Forestry, Wildlife and Fisheries and the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, including Neelam Poudyal, an assistant professor of natural resource policy, and Burton English, Kim Jensen and Jamey Menard, all members of the UTIA Agri-Industry Modeling & Analysis Group.
For example, the UTIA study does not consider the additional economic impacts created by non-aquatic based recreation (camping, hunting and hiking).
The final hut - Utia Col Alt - was something of a double act with double Michelin-starred Norbert Niederkofler, chef at San Cassianio's other top restaurant St Hubertus, and Lombardian Giancarlo Morelli, of one-starred Pomiroeu, cooking their dishes side by side.
The assessment of the clinical value of UTIA in the elderly remained to be done.
The main objectives of this prospective clinical study were: (a) to define reference values of UTIA in healthy elderly subjects without any inflammatory diseases; (b) to study the influence of renal function and proteinuria on UTIA; (c) to assess the diagnostic value of this variable for bacterial diseases in elderly, patients compared with other inflammatory proteins.
An unpublished previous study showed a positive correlation between UTIA, determined on 24-hour-old collected urine samples and the activity on freshly, collected urine samples (n = 25, r = 0.90).
Receiver operating characteristic curves (ROC), known to provide the desired accuracy index, were obtained for CRP and UTIA in group I compared to group VIII.
The mean UTIA did not differ with sex (men: n = 5, m = 71 [+ or -] 19 IU/g creat; women: n = 14, m = 60 [+ or -] 46 IU/g creat).
The mean UTIA was 138 [+ or -] 35 IU/g creat without significant differences with sex (men: 150 [+ or -] 47 IU/g creat, women: 125 [+ or -] 25 IU/g creat).
The study of these patients included 77 men and 123 women (respective UTIA: 120 [+ or -] 30 IU/g creat; 105 [+ or -] 20 IU/g creat; global UTIA = 115 [+ or -] 20 IU/g creat).