HIB

Haemophilus influenzae type B

HIV

human immunodeficiency virus

HLA

human leukocyte antigen

HPA

hypothalamic–pituitary–adrenal

HSV

herpes simplex virus

HT

5-hydroxytryptamine (serotonin)


IC

immunoconglutinin

ICD-9-CM

International Classification of Diseases, Ninth Revision, Clinical Modification

ICRP

International Commission on Radiological Protection

IDPN

iminodipropionitrile

Ig

immunoglobulin

i.m.

intramuscular

IMPA

isopropyl methylphosphonic acid

IND

Investigational New Drug

IOM

Institute of Medicine

IPV

inactivated poliovirus vaccine

IRS

Internal Revenue Service

i.v.

intravenous


LD50

median lethal dose

LDH

lactate dehydrogenase

LF

lethal factor

LH

luteinizing hormone


MCS

multiple chemical sensitivity

MDPH

Michigan Department of Public Health

MeSH

Medical Subject Headings

MHC

major histocompatibility complex

MMPI

Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory

MMR

measles–mumps–rubella

MPA

methylphosphonic acid

mRNA

messenger ribonucleic acid

MSAEFI

Monitoring System for Adverse Events Following Immunization

MTD

maximum tolerated dose

MTP

muramyl tripeptide


NAG

N-acetyl-beta-D-glucosaminidase

NIAID

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

NIH

National Institutes of Health



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