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glycosylated hemoglobin

A1C

2

antibody

Ab

3

adrenocorticotropic hormone

ACTH

4

antidiuretic hormone

ADH

5

acid-fast bacilli

AFB

6

antigen

Ag

7

alkaline phosphatase

ALP

8

antinuclear antibody

ANA

9

bilirubin

bili

10

basic metabolic chemistry panel

BMP

11

brain natriuretic protein

BNP

12

blood urea nitrogen

BUN

13

biopsy

Bx

14

culture and sensitivity

C&S

15

Clostridium difficile

C. diff

16

calcium

Ca

17

complete blood count

CBC

18

creatinine clearance

CC

19

carcinoembryonic antigen

CEA

20

chloride

Cl

21

comprehensive metabolic panel

CMP

22

cytomegalovirus

CMV

23

carbon dioxide

COsub2

24

creatinine phosphokinase

CPK

25

carbapenem resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae

CRKP

26

C-reactive protein

CRP

27

cerebrospinal fluid

CSF

28

culture

Cx

29

differential

diff

30

Epstein-Barr virus

EBV

31

erythrocyte sedimentation rate

ESR

32

fasting blood sugar

FBS

33

iron

Fe

34

frozen section

FS

35

glucose tolerance test

GTT

36

hemoglobin and hematocrit

H&H

37

hepatitis B surface antigen

HbsAg

38

human chorionic gonadotropin

hCG

39

hematocrit

Hct

40

high-density lipoprotein

HDL

41

hemoglobin

Hgb

42

human immunodeficiency virus

HIV

43

herpes simplex virus

HSV

44

immunoglobulin G & M

IgG, IgM

45

potassium

K

46

low-density lipoprotein

LDL

47

lumbar puncture

LP

48

electrolytes

lytes

49

magnesium

Mg

50

methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus

MRSA

51

sodium

Na

52

nasopharynx

NP

53

ova and parasites

O&P

54

prostatic acid phosphatase

PAP

55

packed cells

PC

56

packed-cell volume

PCV

57

phosphorus

phos

58

point-of-care testing

POCT

59

postprandial

PP

60

prostatic specific antigen

PSA

61

prothrombin time

PT

62

partial thromboplastin time

PTT

63

red blood cell count

RBC

64

random blood sugar

RBS

65

red cell distribution width

RDW

66

reticulocytes

retics

67

rapid plasma reagin

RPR

68

respiratory syncytial virus

RSV

69

sugar and acetone

S&A

70

specimen to be obtained

STO

71

type and crossmatch

T&C

72

type and screen

T&S

73

triglyceride

TG

74

total iron-binding capacity

TIBC

75

thyroid-stimulating hormone

TSH

76

thyroid tests

Tsub3, Tsub4, Tsub7

77

urinalysis

UA

78

vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus

VRE

79

white blood cell count

WBC

80

within normal limits

WNL

81

extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis

XDR-TB