FLI Friedrich-Loeffler-Institut
FMDv foot-and-mouth disease virus
FY fiscal year
GNL Galveston National Laboratory
HSADL High Security Animal Disease Laboratory
HSPD Homeland Security Presidential Directive
IAH Institute for Animal Health
IRF Integrated Research Facility
ITAD international transboundary animal disease
IVI Institute of Virology and Immunoprophylaxis
NADC National Animal Disease Center
NAHLN National Animal Health Laboratory Network
NBACC National Biodefense Analysis and Countermeasures Center
NBAF National Bio- and Agro-Defense Facility
NBL National Biocontainment Laboratory
NCAH National Centers for Animal Health
NCFAD National Centre for Foreign Animal Disease
NEIDL National Emerging Infectious Diseases Laboratory
NIAID National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
NIH National Institutes of Health
NVSL National Veterinary Services Laboratories
O&M operations and maintenance
OIE World Organisation for Animal Health
PAAR Plant Animal Agrosecurity Research
PANAFTOSA       Pan-American Foot-and-Mouth Disease Center
PCR polymerase chain reaction
PGP percentage of protection against generalized foot infection
PIADC Plum Island Animal Disease Center
PPE personal protective equipment
RBL Regional Biocontainment Laboratory
RCE Regional Center of Excellence for Biodefense and
Emerging Infectious Diseases
RML Rocky Mountain Laboratories
SARS severe acute respiratory syndrome
SEPRL Southeast Poultry Research Laboratory
TAD transboundary animal diseases
TB-LAM tuberculosis-lipoarabinomannan
USAMRIID US Army Medical Research Institute for Infectious Diseases
USDA US Department of Agriculture
VSTA Virus Serum Toxin Act


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