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ABG arterial blood gas
ACTH adrenocorticotropic hormone
ADH antidiuretic hormone
AFB acid-fast bacillus
APTT activated partial thromboplastin time
BE barium enema; below elbow
BUN blood urea nitrogen
C&S culture and sensitivity
C&T cross-match and type
CBC complete blood count
CK creatine kinase; conductive keratoplasty
CO2 carbon dioxide
CRP c-reactive protein
CSF cerebrospinal fluid
CT computed tomography
CXR chest x-ray, chest radiograph
DI diabetes insipidus; diagnostic imaging
DKA diabetic ketoacidosis
DM diabetes mellitus
ECG electrocardiogram
ELISA enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay
EMG electromyography
ERCP endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography
ESR erythrocyte sedimentation rate
FBS fasting blood sugar
FSH follicle-stimulating hormone
GB/ GBS gallbladder / gallbladder series
GH growth hormone
GTT glucose tolerance test
Hb hemoglobin
HBA1c glycosylated hemoglobin
HBV hepatitis B virus
Hct hematocrit
HDL high-density lipoprotein
HIV human immunodeficiency virus
HRT hormone replacement therapy
IDDM insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus
INR international normalized rate
IV-GTT intravenous drop
IVP intravenous pyelogram/ pyleography
K potassium
KUB kidney, ureter, bladder
LDH lactate dehydrogenase
LDL low-density lipoprotein
LH luteinizing hormone
LP lumbar puncture
LS lumbosacral spine
MCH mean cell hemoglobin
MCHC mean corpuscular hemoglobin concentration
MCV mean corpuscular volume
mg milligram
MRI magnetic resonance imaging
Na sodium
NIDDM non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus
NPH neutral protamine Hagedorn (insuling)
O&P ova and parasites
OB obstretrics
P phosphorus; pulse
Pap Papanicolaou
PCO2 partial pressure of carbon dioxide
PFT pulmonary function tests
PGH pituitary growth hormone
PRL prolactin
PSA prostate-specific antigen
PT prothrombin time; physical therapy
PTH parathyroid hormone
PTT - aPTT/ APTT activated partial thromboplastin time
RAI radioactive iodine
RAIU radioactive iodine uptake
RBC red blood cell
S&A sugar and acetone
SGOT serum glutamic-oxaloacetic transaminase
SGPT serum glutamic-pyruvic transaminase
T&S type and screen
T3 triiodothyraine
T4 thyroxine
TFT thyroid function test
TSH thyroid-stimulating hormone
UA urinalysis
UGI upper gastrointestinal
US ultrasound
VDRL venereal disease research labratory
VMA vanillylmandelic acid
WBC white blood cell
FOBT fecal occult blood test
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