Acronyms

AABP American Association of Bovine Practitioners
AAEP American Association of Equine Practitioners
AASV American Association of Swine Veterinarians
AAVC American Association of Veterinary Clinicians
AAVMC Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges
AAWV American Association of Wildlife Veterinarians
AAZV American Association of Zoo Veterinarians
ACLAM American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine
ACPV American College of Poultry Veterinarians
ACVP American College of Veterinary Pathologists
AHC American Horse Council
AHI Animal Health Institute
ASLAP American Society of Laboratory Animal Practitioners
APHIS Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
AVMA American Veterinary Medical Association
BSE bovine spongiform encephalopathy
CDC U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
CPDF Central Personnel Data File (Office of Personnel Management)
CRO Contract Research Organization
DHS U.S. Department of Homeland Security
DOI U.S. Department of the Interior
DVM Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
ECFVG Educational Commission for Foreign Veterinary Graduates
EPA U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
FAD foreign-animal disease
FAO Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
FDA U.S. Food and Drug Administration
FMD foot-and-mouth disease
FSIS Food Safety and Inspection Service (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
FSVMC Food Supply Veterinary Medicine Coalition


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