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che sara, sara

cliché A phrase suggesting that an outcome in the future is uncertain or out of one's control, loosely translated as "whatever will be, will be." This spelling of the phrase is based on Italian, though it is more commonly spelled "que sera, sera," based on Spanish. Well, my application is in the mail, so there's nothing more I can do now. Che sara, sara! A: "How are you not stressed about getting your exam grades back?" B: "Oh, che sara, sara! I studied, I took the tests—what else can I do now?"
See also: ChE, sara

que sera, sera

cliché A phrase that suggests that the future is uncertain or out of one's control, loosely translated as "whatever will be, will be." This spelling of the phrase is based on Spanish, though the phrase itself is probably not Spanish in origin. Well, my application is in the mail, so there's nothing more I can do now. Que sera, sera! A: "How are you not stressed about getting your exam grades back?" B: "Oh, que sera, sera! I studied, I took the tests—what else can I do now?"
See also: que, sera
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We also used the measured 24,25[(OH).sub.2][D.sub.3] concentration in sera from the NANS subset (with and without the mean factor of 2.79) to adjust the immunoassay-measured total serum 25(OH)D concentration and compare the mean to that from LC-MS/MS estimates.
In fact, there is no reliable method for accurately measuring the concentration of bilirubin in calibrators and controls consisting of UBIL, DTB, or both in bovine sera from commercial sources.
We obtained convalescent sera 19-21 days after the acute sera; these samples were tested in parallel with the acute sera.
(2004), the analyzed sera were not collected in such a way as to be representative of the general U.S.
With the Vitros F[T.sub.3] assay, F[T.sub.3] concentrations in 2-fold diluted control sera were 96% (1.1%) [mean (SD)] of those in the nondiluted sera, and in 2-fold diluted sera from 2 patients taking diclofenac, F[T.sub.3] concentrations were 95.9% and 96.3% of those in the nondiluted sera (Fig.
A blinded panel of 50 samples comprising sera from healthy persons, patients infected with other human coronaviruses (OC43 and 229E), patients infected with influenza virus, and persons who were convalescent from SARS was provided by the Health Protection Agency (HPA), United Kingdom, for the validation of our pseudotype neutralization assay.
It has been suggested (17) that quantitative assessment of Tg in TgAb-positive sera may be achieved by determination of the recovery of known amounts of Tg added to TgAb-positive samples.
We also found that the addition of sera protected the cells from the adverse effects of chlorpyrifos and that the effect could be reproduced by addition of albumin.
Patient 1,46 years old, and patient 2, 25 years old, had a flulike syndrome with maculopapular exanthema; WNV seroconversion was seen on a pair of sera collected on days 3 and 16 for patient 1, and days 3 and 12 for patient 2, after onset of fever.
In sera from healthy individuals, TfR-Tf eluted as a single peak at ~330 kDa (Fig.
Validity of interpretation criteria for standardized Western blots (immunoblots) for serodiagnosis of Lyme borreliosis based on sera collected throughout Europe.
Briefly, sera were treated with 1,1,2-trichloro-trifluoroethane to remove lipids, passed over a HiTrap Protein G column (Pharmacia Biotech) to remove immunoglobulins, and then passed over a HiTrap Blue column (Pharmacia Biotech) to remove human serum albumin.
Puumala and Dobrava viruses cause hemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome in Bosnia-Herzegovina: evidence of highly cross-neutralizing antibody responses in early patient sera. J Med Virol.
Detection of cytomegalovirus DNA in sera of liver transplant recipients.