NPPTL National Personal Protective Technology Laboratory

NVHA Northern Virginia Hospital Alliance

NYC New York City

OSHA Occupational Safety and Health Administration

PAPR powered air-purifying respirator

PPE personal protective equipment

PPT personal protective technologies

RNA ribonucleic acid

RSV respiratory syncytial virus

RT-PCR real-time polymerase chain reaction

SARS severe acute respiratory syndrome

SNS Strategic National Stockpile

TICD50 tissue culture infective dose50

TIL total inward leakage

UV ultraviolet

WHO World Health Organization



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