Acronyms and Abbreviations

AAHL Australian Animal Health Laboratory
AAVLD American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians
ABSL animal biosafety level
AHRC Animal Health Research Center
APHIS USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
ASF African swine fever
ARS USDA Agricultural Research Service
BID50 50% bovine infectious dose
BMBL Biosafety in Microbiological and Biomedical Laboratories
BRI Biosecurity Research Institute
BSE bovine spongiform encephalopathy
BSL biosafety level
CAHFS California Animal Health and Food Safety
CDC Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
CSF classical swine fever
CSIRO Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial
Research Organisation
CVB Center for Veterinary Biologics
DHS US Department of Homeland Security
DIVA differentiating infected from vaccinated animals
EEDA emerging and exotic diseases of animals
ELISA enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay
FAD foreign animal disease
FAD&E foreign animal diseases and ectoparasites
FADD foreign animal disease diagnostics
FADDL Foreign Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory
FAO Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
FBI Federal Bureau of Investigation
FDA US Food and Drug Administration


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