Appendix A
Acronyms and Abbreviations


AAVLD

American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians

AAVMC

Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges

ABSL

Animal biosafety levels

AFMIC

Armed Forces Medical Intelligence Center (DoD)

AI

Avian influenza

AIQ

Agricultural inspection and quarantine

APHIS

Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (USDA)

ARS

Agricultural Research Service

AVMA

American Veterinary Medical Association


BANR

Board on Agriculture and Natural Resources

BIA

Bureau of Indian Affairs

BLM

Bureau of Land Management

BSE

Bovine spongiform encephalopathy, also mad cow disease

BSL

Biosafety level

BTS

Border and Transportation Security (DHS)


CBP

Bureau of Customs and Border Protection (DHS-BTS)

CDC

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

CEAH

Center for Epidemiology and Animal Health (USDA-APHIS-VS)

CFSAN

Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (FDA)

COE

Council on Education (AUMA)

CoV

Coronavirus



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