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NHS Scotland - Medical acronyms
Category: Agriculture and Industry > Glossary of medical acronyms
Date & country: 09/11/2010, UK
Words: 193


ACDP
Advisory Committee on Dangerous Pathogens

ADAT
Advanced Data Acquisition Tool

AIDS
Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome

AMR
Antimicrobial Resistance

ARI
Acute Respiratory Infection

ARL
Anaerobe Reference Laboratory

ARMRL
Antibiotic Resistance Monitoring and Reference Laboratory

ART
Anti-Retroviral Therapy

ASP
Amnesic shellfish poisoning

BBV
Blood Borne Virus

BCG
Bacillus Calmette-Guerin

BRU
Brucella Reference Unit

BSE
Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy

CAUTI
Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infections

CBRN
Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear

CCDC
Consultant in Communicable Disease Control

CDSC
Communicable Disease Surveillance Centre

CDAD
Clostridium Difficile Associated Disease

CDC
Centre for Disease Control and Prevention

CDI
Clostridium Difficile Infection

CG
Clinical Governance

CHI
Community Health Index

CHP
Community Health Partnership

CJD
Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease

CMV
Cytomegalo Virus

CMO
Chief Medical Officer

CMR
Continuous Morbidity Recording

CNO
Chief Nursing Officer

COSHH
Control of Sustances Hazardous to Health

CPHM
Consultant in Public Health Medicine

CRU
Cryptosporidium Reference Unit

CSA
Common Services Agency

DDS
Decontamination Document System

Defra
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

DH
Department of Health

DoH
Department of Health

DSP
Diarrhetic Shellfish Poisoning

EARSS
European Antimicrobial Resistance Surveillance System

EBLV
European Bat Lyssa Virus

ECDC
European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control

ECOSS
Electronic Comunication of Surveillance in Scotland

EDAT
Endoscopy Decontamination Audit Tool

EEA
European Environment Agency

EHS3
Environmental Health Surveillance System For Scotland

EISS
European Influenza Surveillance Scheme

ENIVD
European Network for Diagnostics of Imported Viral Diseases

ENSHURE
Enhanced Surveillance of Haemolytic Uraemic Syndrome

ENTER-NET
International surveillance network for the enteric infections Salmonella and VTEC O157

EPA
Environmental Protection Act

EPIC
European Prevalence of Infection in Intensive Care

EPIET
European Programme for Intervention Epidemiology Training

EPO
Emergency Planning Officer

ERNVL
Enteric Respiratory and Neurological Virus Laboratory

ESAC
European Surveillance of Antimicrobial Consumption

ESBL
Extended Spectrum Beta Lactamases

ESMI
Enhanced Surveillance of Mycobacterial Infections

ESSTI
European Surveillance of Sexually Transmitted Infections

EU IBIS
European Union Invasive Bacterial Infections Surveillance

EUROHIV
European Centre for the Epidemiological Monitoring of AIDS

EUROTB
Surveillance of Tuberculosis in Europe

EUVAC.NET
Surveillance Community Network for Vaccine Preventable Infectious Diseases

EWGLI
European Working Group for Legionella Infections

FAO
Food and Agriculture Organization

FOI
Freedom of Information

FOISA
Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002

FSA
Food Standards Agency

FSML
Food Safety Microbiology Laboratory

GIS
Geographical Information System

GIZ
Gastrointestinal and Zoonoses

GRE
Glycopeptide Resistant Enterococci

HAART
Highly Active Anti-Retroviral Therapy

HAI
Healthcare Associated Infection

HAV
Hepatitis A Virus

HBV
Hepatitis B Virus

HCV
Hepatitis C Virus

HCW
Healthcare Worker

HDL
Health Department Letter

HDV
Hepatitis D Virus

HELICS
Hospitals in Europe Link for Infection Control through Surveillance

HEPO
Health Emergency Planning Officer

Hib
Haemophilus influenzae type B

HIV
Human Immunodeficiency Virus

HMPV
Human Metapneumovirus

HPIV
Human Parainfluenza Virus

HPA
Health Protection Agency

HPS
Health Protection Scotland

HPT
Health Protection Team

HPV
Human Papillomavirus

HSE
Health and Safety Executive

HTLV
Human T cell Lymphotropic Virus

HUS
Haemolytic Uraemic Syndrome

IAEA
International Atomic Energy Agency

IC
Infection Control

ICN
Infection Control Nurse

ICT
Incident Control Team

ICT
Infection Control Team

ICU
Intensive Care Unit

ID
Infectious Disease

IDU
Injecting Drug User

ILI
Influenza Like Illness