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Sexually Transmitted Diseases Treatment Guidelines, 2010
Terms and Abbreviations

 

AIDS
Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome

ALT
Alanine aminotransferase

anti-HBc
Antibody to hepatitis B core antigen

anti-HCV
Hepatitis C antibodies
ASC-US
Atypical squamous cells of undetermined significance
BCA
Bichloroacetic acid
BV
Bacterial vaginosis
CBC
Complete blood count
CI
Confidence interval
CIN
Cervical intraepithelial neoplasia
CLD
Chronic liver disease
CLIA
Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments
CNS
Central nervous system
CSF
Cerebrospinal fluid
DFA
Direct fluorescent antibody
DGI
Disseminated gonococcal infection
dL
Deciliter
DNA
Deoxyribonucleic acid
EC
Emergency contraception
EIA
Enzyme immunoassay
ELISA
Enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay
EPT
Expedited partner therapy
FDA
Food and Drug Administration
FTA-ABS
Fluorescent treponemal antibody absorbed
gG
Glycoprotein G
GNID
Gram-negative intracellular diplococci
HAART
Highly active antiretroviral therapy
HAV
Hepatitis A virus
HBIG
Hepatitis B immune globulin
HBsAg
Hepatitis B surface antigen
HBV
Hepatitis B virus
HCC
hepatocellular carcinoma
HCV
Hepatitis C virus
HIV
Human immunodeficiency virus
IFA
Immunofluorescence assay
IgE
Immunoglobulin E
Ig
Immune globulin
IgG
Immunoglobulin G
IgM
Immunoglobulin M
IM
Intramuscularly
IUD
Intrauterine device
IV
Intravenous or intravenously
KOH
Potassium hydroxide
LGV
Lymphogranuloma venereum
MAC
Mycobacterium avium complex
MIC
Minimum inhibitory concentration
MSM
Men who have sex with men
N-9
Nonoxynol-9
NAAT
Nucleic acid amplification test
NGU
Nongonococcal urethritis
Pap
Papanicolaou
PCR
Polymerase chain reaction
PEP
Postexposure prophylaxis
PID
Pelvic inflammatory disease
PO
By mouth
PPV
Positive predictive value
QRNG
Quinolone-resistant Neisseria gonorrhoeae
RNA
Ribonucleic acid
RPR
Rapid plasma reagin
RT-PCR
Reverse transcriptase polymerase chain reaction
RVVC
Recurrent vulvovaginal candidiasis
SIL
Squamous intraepithelial lesion
STD
Sexually transmitted disease
TCA
Trichloroacetic acid
TE
Toxoplasmic encephalitis
TP-PA
Treponema pallidum particle agglutation
VDRL
Venereal Disease Research Laboratory
VVC
Vulvovaginal candidiasis
WB
Western blot
WBC
White blood count
WSW
Women who have sex with women

 

 

 
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