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Ab

antibody

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Ag

antigen

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ABO

blood groups, A, B, AB, O

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AHF

antihemophilic factor (factor VIII)

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AHG

antihemolytic globulin

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ALL

acute lymphatic leukemia

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AML

acute myelogenous leukemia

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BMT

bone marrow transplant

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CBC

complete blood (cell) count

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CLL

cholesterol-lowering lipid or
chronic lymphocytic leukemia

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diff. diag.

differential diagnosis

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eos.

eosinophil

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ESR

erythrocyte sedimentation rate

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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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Hb

hemoglobin

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Hbg

hemoglobin

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Hct

hematocrit

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HDL

high-density lipoprotein

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Hgb

hemoglobin

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IgA, IgD, IgE, IgG, wIgM

immunoglobulin A, D, E, G, and M

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LDL

low-density lipoprotein

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lymph

lymphocyte

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MCH

mean cell hemoglobin

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MCHC

mean cell hemoglobin concentration

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MCV

mean cell volume

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mono.

monocyte

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poly.

polymorphonuclear leukocyte

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PMN

polymorphonuclear neutrophil

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PA

pernicious anemia

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PT

prothrombin time

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PTT

partial thromboplastin time

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RBC

red blood cell (erythrocyte)

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segs

segmented neutrophils

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VLDL

very-low-density lipoprotein

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WBC

white blood cell (leukocyte)

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ARC

AIDS-related complex

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AIDS

acquired immunodeficiency syndrome

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CDC

centers for disease control and prevention

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CMV

cytomegalovirus

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EBV

Epstein-Barr virus

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ELISA

enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay

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Histo

histology

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HIV

human immunodeficiency virus

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HSV

herpes simplex virus

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ITP

idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura

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KS

Kaposi's sarcoma

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SLE

systemic lupus erythematosus