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ABY screen

Antibody screen (a blood bank test)

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AIDS

Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome

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Anat of Clin Path

Anatomic or Clinical Pathology

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APTT

Automated Partial Thromboplastin Time

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BILL, Dir and Total

Bilirrubin, Direct and Total

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BMT

Bone Marrow Transplant

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BP

Blood Pressure

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CAP

College of American Pathologists

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CBC

Complete Blood Count

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Cl-

Chloride (ionic)

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CLIA

Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendment - the law that regulates human testing

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CO2

Carbon Dioxide

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DIFF

A differential blood smear

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dL

Deciliter = 100ml or 0.1 liter

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EDTA

Ethylenediamine Tetra-acetic Acid (lavender top)

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EMLA

Eutectic Mixture of Local Anesthetics ( an emulsion that can be applied to skin to deaden pain)

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FFP

Fresh Frozen Plasma

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FUO

Fever of unknown origin

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G force

Gravitational Force

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GLUC

Glucose

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GTT

Glucose Tolerance Test

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Hgb or HB

Hemoglobin (carries oxygen inside red blood cells

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HCT

Hematocrit (% of packed RBC's per 100ml of whole blood)

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HIPAA

Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (protects the security & confidentiality of electronic health information)

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Hrs PP

Hours post-prandial (after eating)

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HTLV

Virus associated with AIDS

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IV

Intravenous (within the veins)

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JCAHO

"Joint Commission" (regulates hospitals and provides standards)

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K+

Potassium

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LYTES

Electrolytes (Na, K, Cl, CO2)