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QuestionAnswer
Ab Antibody
Ag Antigen
ig immunoglobulin
C3 C4 Complement
igM,igA,IgD,IgG,IgE Immunoglobins, that identify antibodies according to their size & shape.
GVHD Graft versus host disease
O2 Oxygen
CO2 Carbon dioxide
COPD Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
TB tuberculosis
AFB acid fast bacilli
ABG arterial blood gases
C+S culture and sensitivity
SARS severe acute respiratory syndrome
HIV human immunodeficiency virus
HCl Hydrochloric Acid
NPO nothing by mouth
Pc post consumption
ac ante consumption
Zn Zinc
OB Occult blood
O+P ova + Parasites
TTG Tissue transglutaminase IgA
LD,LDH lactate dehydrogenase
AST Aspartate aminotransferase/ transaminase
UTI Urinary tract infection
Sg Specific gravity
BUN blood urea nitrogen
Cr Creatinine
CrCl Creatinine clearance
R+M Routine + Microscopic
UA Urinalysis
TPN Total partental Nutrition
T/A Therapeutic Abortion
LMP Last menstrual period
D+C Dilation + curettage
DOB date of birth
EDC expected date of confinement
GC gonorrhea
PID pelvic inflammatory disease
STD Sexually transmitted disease
STI Sexually transmitted infection
PV past vasectomy
FSH follicle stimulating hormone
HCG human chorionic gonadotropin
Prog progesterone
LH luteinizing hormone
PSA prostate specific antigen
DKA Diabetic ketoacidosis
T3 Thyroxine
T4 Triiodothyronine
PTH parathyroid hormone
GH growth hormone
HgbA1C Glycosylated hemoglobin
IDDM Insulin dependent diabetes mellitus
GH growth hormone
TSH Thyroid stimulating hormone
FBS fasting blood sugars
RBS random blood sugars
GTT Glucose tolerance testing
Ald Aldosterone
CVA Cerebral vascular accident
CNS central nervous system
CSF Cerebrospinal fluid
LP lumbar puncture
MS multiple sclerosis
SAH subarachnoid hemmorrhage
ADH Antidiuretic hormone
ACTH adrenocorticotropic hormone
Created by: Chuchumi