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Library of Illinois - Vet abbreviations
Category: Animals and Nature > Veterinary abbreviations
Date & country: 20/01/2014, USA
Words: 548


AAAP
1. American Association of Avian Pathologists; 2. Asian-Australasian Association of Animal Production Societies

AABP
American Association of Bovine Practitioners

AAEP
American Association of Equine Practitioners

AAFCO
American Association of Feed Control Officials

AAHA
American Animal Hospital Association

AASP
American Association of Swine Practitioners

AASRP
American Association of Small Ruminant Practitioners

ab, Ab
Antibody

ABPE
Acute bovine pulmonary emphysema and edema

ABVP
American Board of Veterinary Practitioners

ac
[Latin] Ante cibum / cibos, before meals

ACD
Acid-citrate-dextrose

ACE
Angiotensin-converting enzyme

ACL
Anterior cruciate ligament

ACT
1. American College of Theriogenologists; 2. Activated coagulation time

ACTH
Adrenocorticotropic hormone

AD
Aleutian Disease

ad lib
[Latin] Ad libitum, as much as desired

ADF
Acid detergent fiber

ADH
Antidiuretic hormone, vasopressin

ADP
Adenosine diphosphate

AEMV
American Exotic Mammal Veterinarians

AFIP
Armed Forces Institute of Pathology

ag, Ag
1. Antigen; 2. Antigenemia

AGID
Agar gel immunodiffusion

AHS
African horse sickness

AHT
Animal health technician

AHV-1
Alcelaphine herpesvirus 1

AI
Artificial insemination

AIDS
Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome

AIHA
Autoimmune hemolytic anemia

AIPE
Asphyxia-induced pulmonary edema

ALD
Approximate lethal dose

ALP
Alkaline phosphatase

ALT
Alanine aminotransferase / alanine transaminase (see also GPT, SGPT)

AMB
Amphotericin B

ANA
Antinuclear antibodies

ANF
Atrial natriuretic factor

ant.
Anterior

AP
Anterior-posterior

APHIS
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (of USDA)

APPO
Assistance Program for Pet Owners

APR
Acute phase response

APTT
Activated partial thromboplastin time

APUD
Amine precursor uptake decarboxylase

ARD
Acute renal disease

ARD
Antibiotic-responsive diarrhea

ARP
American Registry of Pathology

ARPAS
American Registry of Professional Animal Scientists

ASF
African swine fever

ASPCA
American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals

AST
Aspartate transaminase (aspartate aminotransferase) / aspartic acid trasaminase (aspartic acid aminotransferase) (see also GOT, SGOT)

ATP
Adenosine triphosphate

AUC
Area under the curve

AV
1. Atriventricular; 2. Arteriovenous; 3. Abomasal volvulus (see also RDA, RTA)

av
Average

AVECCT
Academy of Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care Technicians

AVMA
American Veterinary Medical Association

AZT
Azidothymidine (now called Zidovudine, ZDN), 3'-Azido-3'-deoxythymidine

BAER
Brain stem auditory evoked responses

BAL
1. previously used name for Dimercaprol (1,2-Dimercapto-3-propanol); 2. bronchoalveolar lavage

BCG
Bacillus Calmette-Gu

BD
Border disease

BER
Basal energy requirement

BFR
Benign foot rot

BHC
Benzene hexachloride

BHV
Bovine herpesvirus

BIV
Bovine immunodeficiency-like virus

BLV
Bovine leukemia virus

BMD
Bone mineral density

bp, BP
Blood pressure

BPDME
Bovine progressive degenerative myeloencephalopathy

bpm
Beats per minute

BRD
Bovine respiratory disease

BRS
Brown recluse spider

BRSV
Bovine respiratory syncytial virus

BRT
Brucella milk ring test

BSE
Bovine spongiform encephalopathy

BSP
Bromsulfophthalein

BT
Bluetongue (virus)

BUN
Blood urea nitrogen

BVD(V)
Bovine viral diarrhea (virus)

BW
Body weight

Bx
Biopsy

CA
Contagious agalactia

CAE(V)
Caprine arthritis and encephalitis (virus)

cAMP
Cyclic adenosine monophosphate

CAR
Congenital articular rigidity

CAT scan
Computerized axial tomography

CAV
Canine adenovirus

CAV
Chick anemia virus

CBC
Complete blood count

CBF
Cerebral blood flow

CCHF
Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever

ccms
Clean catch, midstream

CCV
Canine coronavirus

CDC
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

CDV
Canine distemper virus

CEAH
Centers for Epidemiology and Animal Health

CEM
Contagious equine metritis