DTaP –

diphtheria-tetanus and acellular pertussis vaccine

DTaPHib –

diphtheria-tetanus and acellular pertussis-Haemophilus influenzae B vaccine

DTP –

diphtheria-tetanus and pertussis vaccine

DTwP –

diphtheria-tetanus and whole-cell pertussis vaccine

DTwPHIB –

diphtheria-tetanus and whole-cell pertussis-H. influenzae B vaccine


ED –

U.S. Department of Education

EPA –

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

EtHg –

ethyl mercury


FDA –

U.S. Food and Drug Administration


GABHS –

group A beta-hemolytic streptococcal

GI –

gastrointestinal

GPRD –

General Practice Research Database


HBV –

hepatitis B virus

Hg –

mercury

Hib –

H. influenzae type b vaccine

HMO –

health maintenance organization

HVR-3 –

third hypervariable region


IAVG –

Interagency Vaccine Group

IBD

inflammatory bowel disease

ICD-10 –

International Classification of Diseases, Tenth Revision

IDEA –

Individuals with Disabilities Education Act

IGF-1 –

insulin-like growth factor 1

IOM –

Institute of Medicine

IPV –

inactivated polio vaccine

IQ –

intelligence quotient score


LBW

low birth weight

LEAD –

Leadership Education and Advocacy Development

LLDB –

large-linked database

LPS –

lipopolysaccharide


MADDSP –

Metropolitan Atlanta Disabilities Surveillance Program

MBP –

myelin basic protein

MECP2 –

methyl-CpG-binding protein 2

MFS –

Maudsley Family Study

MHC –

Maudsley Hospital Clinic; major histocompatibility complex



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