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Appendix B

Abbreviations Used in This Report

ACIP Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices IIS Immunization Information Systems
Anti-FHA Antibody directed against filamentous hemagglutinin IPV Inactivated poliovirus vaccine
Anti-FIM Antibody directed against fimbrial proteins IM intramuscularly
Anti-PRN Antibody directed against pertactin IOM Institute of Medicine
Anti-PT Antibody directed against pertussis toxin IU international units
CI confidence interval Lf limit of flocculation unit
CSTE Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists MCV4 Quadrivalent meningococcal conjugate vaccine
DFA direct fluorescent antibody mL Milliliter
DT pediatric diphtheria and tetanus toxoids vaccine NNDSS National Notifiable Disease surveillance System
DTaP pediatric diphtheria and tetanus toxoids and acellular pertussis vaccine PCR polymerase chain reaction
DTP pediatric diphtheria and tetanus toxoids and whole-cell pertussis vaccine PRN pertactin, 69kDa protein
ELISA Enzyme-linked immunoabsorbant assay PPD tuberculin purified protein derivative
FDA Food and Drug Administration PT pertussis toxin, lymphocytosis promoting factor
FHA filamentous hemagglutinin Tdap adult tetanus toxoid, reduced diphtheria toxoid and acellular pertussis vaccine
FIM Fimbriae Td adult tetanus and reduced diphtheria toxoids vaccine
GMC geometric mean antibody concentration TIG tetanus immune globulin
Hep B Hepatitis B vaccine TIV trivalent inactivated influenza vaccine
Hib Haemophilus influenzae type b TT tetanus toxoid vaccine
    VAERS Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System
    VICP Vaccine Injury Compensation Program
    WHO World Health Organization


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