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BPH

benign prostatic hypertrophy

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DRE

disgital rectal exam

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FTA-ABS

fluorescent treponemal antibody-absorption test; a serological test for syphilis

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GC

gonorrhea; gonococcus

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GU

genitourinary

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HSV-2

herpes simplex virus, strain 2

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IVP

intravenous pyelogram

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KUB

kidneys, ureters, and bladder; and X-ray of the urinary tract, using no contrast medium

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NGU

nongonococcal urethritis

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PSA

prostate-specific antigen

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STS

serological test for syphilis

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TSE

testicular self-examination

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TUR, TURP

transurethral resection of the prostate gland

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VDRL

venereal disease research laboratory