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AFU air filtration unit

AST aspartate aminotransferase

ATA alimentary toxic aleukia

BA biological agent

BD biological defense

bid bis in die (twice daily)

BW biological warfare

cc cubic centimeter(s)

CCHF crimean-xongo hemorrhagic fever

CNS central nervous system

Colpro collective protection

CO2 carbon dioxide

CSF cerebrospinal fluid

daltons unit of mass -1.657 x 10-24

DIC disseminated intravascular coagulation

DNA deoxyribonucleic acid

ELISA enzyme-linked immunosorbant assay

FA fluorescent assay

g gram(s)

GC gas-liquid chromatography

GI gastrointestinal

HCl hydrochloric acid

HPLC high pressure liquid chromatography

ICLC lysine-polyadenosine

IgG immunoglobulin G

IgM immunoglobulin M

IM intramuscular

IND investigational new drug

ip inter peritoneal

IPE individual protective equipment

IV intravenous

kg kilogram(s)

mg milligram(s)

ml milliliter(s)

mm millimeter(s)

NBC nuclear, biological, and chemical

PA protective antigen

po per os (orally)

PSP paralytic shellfish poisoning

q quaque (every)

qid quater in die (four times a day)

RNA ribonucleic acid

RVF Rift Valley fever

SEB staphylococcal enterotoxin B

tid ter in die (three times daily)

VEE Venezuelan equine encephalitis