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ac phos, ACP

acid phosphatase

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AFP

alpha fetoprotein

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A/G

albumin globulin ratio

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alk phos, ALP

alkaline phosphatase

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ALT

alanine aminotransferase (SGPT)

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ANA

antinuclear antibodies

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APTT, aPTT

activated partial thromboplastin time

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ASO, ASL-O

antistreptolsin-O

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AST

aspartate aminotransferase (SGOT)

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BT

bleeding time

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BUN

blood urea nitrogen

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Ca

calcium

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CAT, CT

computed axial tomography

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CBC

complete blood count

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CEA

carcinoembryonic antigen

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Chol

cholesterol

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Cl

chloride

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CPK

creatine phosphokinase

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creat

creatinine

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CRP

C-reactive protein

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CXR

chest x-ray

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DEXA

dual energy x-ray absorptiometry

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diff

differential (blood count)

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DR

diagnostic radiography

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DSA

digital subtraction angiography

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ECG, EKG

electrocardiogram

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ECHO

echocardiogram

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EEG

electroencephalogram

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ESR, sed rate

erythrocyte sedimentation rate

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FBS

fasting blood sugar

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GTT

glucose tolerance test

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HCT, crit

hematocrit

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HDI

high definition imaging

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HDL

high density lipoprotein

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Hgb

hemoglobin

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K

potassium

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LDH

lactate dehydrogenase

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LDL

low density lipoprotein

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lytes

electrolytes

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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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MRI

magnetic resonance imaging

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MUGA

multiple gated acquisition scanning

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Na

sodium

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PCV

packed cell volume

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PET

positron emission tomography

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PFT

pulmonary function test

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pH

hydrogen ion concentration

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plats, PLT

platelets

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PT, pro. time

prothrombin time

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PTT

partial thromboplastin time

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RAIU, RIU

radioactive iodine uptake

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RAST

radioallergosorbent test

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RBC

red blood cell, red blood count

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RDW

red (cell) distribution width

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RIA

radioimmunoassay

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RIFA

radio immuno fluorescence assay

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SMA

sequential multiple analysis (clinical chemistry)

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SPECT

single photon emission computed tomography

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sp gr, SG

specific gravity

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T&C

type & crossmatch

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TFT

thyroid function test

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trig

triglycerides

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TT

thrombin time

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UA, U/A

urinalysis

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U/S, US

ultrasound

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VLDL

very low density lipoprotein

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WBC

white blood cell, white blood count

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XR

x-ray