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A1C

glycosylated hemoglobin

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Ab

antibody

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ACTH

adrenocorticotropic hormone

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ADH

antidiuretic hormone

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AFB

acid-fast bacilli

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Ag

antigen

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ALP

alkaline phosphatase

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ANA

antinuclear antibody

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bili

bilirubin

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BMP

basic metabolic chemistry panel

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BNP

brain natriuretic protein

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BUN

blood urea nitrogen

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Bx

biopsy

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C&S

culture and sensitivity

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C. diff

Clostridium difficile

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Ca

calcium

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CBC

complete blood count

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CC

creatinine clearance

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CEA

carcinoembryonic antigen

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Cl

chloride

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CMP

comprehensive metabolic panel

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CMV

cytomegalovirus

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COsub2

carbon dioxide

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CPK

creatinine phosphokinase

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CRKP

carbapenem resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae

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CRP

C-reactive protein

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CSF

cerebrospinal fluid

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Cx

culture

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diff

differential

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EBV

Epstein-Barr virus

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ESR

erythrocyte sedimentation rate

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FBS

fasting blood sugar

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Fe

iron

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FS

frozen section

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GTT

glucose tolerance test

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H&H

hemoglobin and hematocrit

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HbsAg

hepatitis B surface antigen

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hCG

human chorionic gonadotropin

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Hct

hematocrit

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HDL

high-density lipoprotein

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Hgb

hemoglobin

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HIV

human immunodeficiency virus

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HSV

herpes simplex virus

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IgG, IgM

immunoglobulin G & M

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K

potassium

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LDL

low-density lipoprotein

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LP

lumbar puncture

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lytes

electrolytes

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Mg

magnesium

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MRSA

methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus

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Na

sodium

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NP

nasopharynx

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O&P

ova and parasites

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PAP

prostatic acid phosphatase

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PC

packed cells

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PCV

packed-cell volume

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phos

phosphorus

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POCT

point-of-care testing

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PP

postprandial

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PSA

prostatic specific antigen

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PT

prothrombin time

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PTT

partial thromboplastin time

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RBC

red blood cell count

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RBS

random blood sugar

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RDW

red cell distribution width

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retics

reticulocytes

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RPR

rapid plasma reagin

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RSV

respiratory syncytial virus

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S&A

sugar and acetone

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STO

specimen to be obtained

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T&C

type and crossmatch

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T&S

type and screen

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TG

triglyceride

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TIBC

total iron-binding capacity

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TSH

thyroid-stimulating hormone

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Tsub3, Tsub4, Tsub7

thyroid tests

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UA

urinalysis

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VRE

vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus

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WBC

white blood cell count

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WNL

within normal limits

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XDR-TB

extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis