PEPFAR President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief

PHP public health pesticide

PRNT plaque reduction neutralization test

PTSD post-traumatic stress disorder

RCE Regional Centers of Excellence

RDT rapid diagnostic test

RFA requests for applications

RNA ribonucleic acid

RNAi RNA interference

RREDS Ross River virus Early Detection and Surveillance

RVF Rift Valley fever

RVFV Rift Valley fever virus

SEIR susceptible-exposed-infected-resistant

SLE St. Louis encephalitis

SLEV Saint Louis encephalitis virus

SNV Sin Nombre virus

SOI Southern Oscillation Index

SST sea surface temperature

TDR Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases

TMRC Tropical Medicine Research Center

ULV ultra low volume

UN United Nations

USDA U.S. Department of Agriculture

USGS U.S. Geological Survey

VBD vector-borne disease

VEEV Venezuelan equine encephalitis virus

VP viral structural protein

VS Veterinary Services

WHO World Health Organization

WHOPES World Health Organization Pesticide Evaluation Scheme

WNV West Nile virus

YF yellow fever

YFV yellow fever virus



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