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Ab

antibody

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ABMT

autologous bone marrow transplantation

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ABO

four main blood types--A, B, AB, O

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ALL

acute lymphocytic leukemia

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AML

acute myelogenous leukemia

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ANC

absolute neutrophil count

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ASCT

autologous stem cell transplantation

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bands

immature white blood cells (granulocytes)

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baso

basophils

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BMT

bone marrow transplantation

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CBC

complete blood count

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CLL

chronic lymphocytic leukemia

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CML

chronic myelogenous leukemia

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DIC

disseminated intravascular coagulation

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diff

differential count (white blood cells)

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EBV

epsteing-Barr virus; cause of mononucleosis

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eos

eosinophils

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EPO

erythropoietin

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ESR

erythrocyte sedimentation rate

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Fe

iron

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G-CSF

granulocyte colony-stimulating factor

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GM-CSF

granulocyte-macrophage colony-stimulating factor

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g/dL

gram per deciliter

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GCHD

graft-versus-host disease

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HCL

hairy cell leukemia

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Hct

hematocrit

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Hgb
HGB

hemoglobin

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H and H

hemoglobin and hematocrit

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HLA

human leukocyte antigen

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IgA, IgD, IgE, IgG, IgM

immunoglobins

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lymphs

lymphocytes

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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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MDS

myelodysplastic syndrome

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mm3

cubic millimeter

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mono

monocyte

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polys
PMNs
PMNLs

polymorphonuclear leukocytes; neutrophils, eosinophils, basophils

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Pr
pro time

prothrombin time

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PTT

partial thromboplastin time

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RBC

red blood cell; red blood cell count

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sed rate

erythrocyte sedimentation rate

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segs

segmented, mature white blood cells (neutrophils)

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SMAC

Sequential Multiple Analyzer computer

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WBC

white blood cell; white blood cell count

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WNL

within normal limits

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