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Appendix C: Acronyms
Pages 529-532

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... C Acronyms AIDS acquired immune deficiency syndrome APOC African Program for Onchocerciasis Control BCG Bacille Calmette-Guerin vaccine CDC Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CMV congenital cytomegalovirus CNTD Centre for Neglected Tropical Diseases at Liverpool University DALY disability-adjusted life-year DDT dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane DEC diethylcarbamazine DENV dengue virus DHF dengue hemorrhagic fever DNDi Drugs for Neglected Diseases initiative DRC Democratic Republic of Congo DSS dengue shock syndrome ELISA enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay FAO United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization FDA Food and Drug Administration FGS female genital schistosomiasis GAELF Global Alliance to Eliminate Lymphatic Filariasis 529
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... Department of Health and Human Services HIV human immunodeficiency virus ICT immunochromatographic card test IDC innovative developing country IgG immunoglobulin G IgM immunoglobulin M IOM Institute of Medicine IQ intelligence quotient LAC Latin America and the Caribbean LF lymphatic filariasis MDA mass drug administration MDG Millennium Development Goal MDR multidrug-resistant MDR-TB multidrug-resistant tuberculosis NCC neurocystercercosis NECT nifurtimox-eflornithine combination therapy NGO nongovernmental organization NID neglected infectious disease NIH National Institutes of Health NTD Neglected Tropical Disease NZD Neglected Zoonotic Disease OIE World Organization for Animal Health PAHO Pan-American Health Organization PCR polymerase chain reaction PDP product-development partnership R&D research and development RNA ribonucleic acid
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... 531 APPENDIX C RTI Research Triangle Institue, RTI International SAFE surgery, antibiotics, face cleanliness, and environmental improvement SCI Schistomiasis Control Initiative SEARO World Health Organization Southeast Asia Regional Office STH soil-transmitted helminth TB tuberculosis UNDP United Nations Development Programme UNICEF United Nations Children's Fund USAID U.S. Agency for International Development VL visceral leishmaniasis VPH veterinary public health WASHED water supply, sanitation, hygiene, and education initiatives WHO World Health Organization

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