ATTACHMENT A: ACRONYMS AND ABBREVIATIONS

   
ADME Absorption, distribution, metabolism, and excretion
   
AUC Area under plasma concentration-time curve from zero to infinity
   
BSL Biosafety Level
   
CBER Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research
   
CBRN Chemical, Biological, Radiological, or Nuclear
   
CDER Center for Drug Evaluation and Research
   
Cmax Maximum (peak) plasma drug concentration after single dose administration
   
FDA Food and Drug Administration
   
GLP Good Laboratory Practices
   
IV Intravenous
   
PD Pharmacodynamics
   
PK Pharmacokinetics
   
SPA Special Protocol Assessment


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