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Medical Abbreviation

Medical Abbreviations for the WEMOCO Lab Tech Class

TermDefinition
ECG Electrocardiogram
SST Serum Separator Tubes
EDTA Ethylenediaminetetraacetic Acid
STAT Short Turnaround Time
SPS Sodium Polyanetholesulfonate
FBS Fasting Blood Sugar
HLA Human Leukocyte Antigen
PST Plasma Separator Tubes
CBC Complete Blood Count
ABG Arterial Blood Gases
DOB Date Of Birth
ID Identification
IV Intravenous
BT Bleeding Time
WCS Winged Collection Set
PFA Platelet Function Assay
AV Atrioventricular
MI Myocardial Infarction
PT Prothrombin Time
APTT Activated Partial Thromboplastin Time
DVT Deep Vein Thrombosis
Segs Segmented Neutrophils
ADH Antidiuretic Hormone
ESR Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate
Hct Hematocrit
PCV Packed Cell Volume
EVF Erythrocyte Volume Fraction
BURPP Bilirubin, Uric Acid, Phosphorous, and Potassium
BUN Blood Urea Nitrogen
CNS Central Nervous System
C & S Culture & Sensitivity
CT Computed Tomography
CSF Cerebrospinal Fluid
FSH Follicle Stimulating Hormone
COPD Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
ENT Ear, Nose, and Throat
HCG Human Chorionic Gonadotropin
LH Luteinizing Hormone
MRI Magnetic Resonance Imaging
FDPs Fibrin Degradation Products
DIC Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation
t-PA Tissue Plasminogen Activator
O & P Ova and Parasites
PSA Prostate-Specific Antigen
ICU Intensive Care Unit
AOB Alcohol on Breath
ASAP As Soon As Possible
BE Barium Enema
GI Gastrointestinal
BMR Basal Metabolic Rate
BX Biopsy
Ca Calcium
CCU Clean Catch Urine or Cardiac Care Unit
CF Cystic Fibrosis
CRF Chronic Renal Failure
DM Diabetes Mellitus
DNR Do Not Resuscitate
DOA Dead on Arrival
DX Diagnosis
ETOH Ethanol
FFP Fresh Frozen Plasma
FU Follow-Up
FUO Fever of Unknown Origin
Fx Fracture
GC Gonorrhea
GSW Gun Shot Wound
GU Genitourinary
HA Headache
HAV Hepatitis A Virus
HDL High Density Lipoprotein
HO History of
HR Heart Rate
HS at bedtime (hora somni)
HSV Herpes Simplex Virus
HTN Hypertension
Hx History
ICS Intercostal Space
IDDM Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus
IG Immunoglobulin
IM Intramuscular
IVC Inferior Vena Cava
JVD Jugular Venous Distention
KUB Kidneys, Ureters, Bladder
L Left
LAE Left Atrial Enlargement
LAHB Left Anterior Hemiblock
LAP Left Atrial Pressure
LDH Lactate Dehydrogenase
LIH Left Inguinal Hernia
LOC Loss of Consciousness
LP Lumbar Puncture
LPN Licensed Practical Nurse
LUQ Left Upper Quadrant
LV Left Ventricle
LVH Left Ventricular Hypertrophy
MAOI Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitor
MAP Mean Arterial Pressure
MBT Maternal Blood Type
MCH Mean Cell Hemoglobin
MCHC Mean Cell Hemoglobin Concentration
MCV Mean Cell Volume
mmol millimole
MRSA Methicillin Resistant Staph aureus
MS Multiple Sclerosis
MSSA Methicillin-Sensitive Staph aureus
MVA Motor Vehicle Accident
MVI Multivitamin Injection
NAD No Active Disease
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