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AIDS

acquired immune deficiency syndrome

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AIHA

autoimmune hemolytic anemia

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ALL

acute lymphoblastic leukemia

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AML

acute myeloblastic leukemia

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APTT

activated partial thromboplastin time

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CBC

complete blood count

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CLL

chronic lymphocytic leukemia

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CML

chronic myelocytic leukemia

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DIC

disseminated intravascular coagulation

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diff

white blood cell differential

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EBV

Epstein-Barr virus

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Hct

hematocrit

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Hgb

hemoglobin

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HIV

human immunodeficiency virus

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ITP

idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura

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MCH

mean corpuscular hemoglobin

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MCHC

mean corpuscular hemoglobin concentration

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MCV

mean corpuscular volume

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NHL

non-Hodgkins lymphoma

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PA

pernicious amenia

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PT; pro time

prothrombin time

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PTT

partial thromboplastin time

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PV

polycythemia vera

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RBC

red blood cell; red blood cell count

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T & A

tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy

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VWD

von Willebrand disease

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WBC

white blood cell; white blood cell count

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ABG

arterial blood gases

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ARDS

acute respiratory distress syndrome;
adult respiratory distress syndrome

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ARF

acute respiratory failure