NIOSH

National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health

NLM

National Library of Medicine

NP

neuropsychological

NRC

National Research Council

NTE

neuropathy target esterase

NTIS

National Technical Information Service


OCLC

Online Computer Library Center

OP

organophosphate

OPIDN

organophosphate-induced delayed neuropathy

OPV

oral polio vaccine

OR

odds ratio

OSAGWI

Office of the Special Assistant for Gulf War Illnesses (DoD)


PEmax, Pimax

peak expiratory flow, peak inspiratory flow

PA

protective antigen

PAC

Presidential Advisory Committee

PAH

p-aminohippurate

2-PAM

praloxidime chloride

PB

pyridostigmine bromide

PD

pharmacodynamics

PEF

peak expiratory flow

PEP

primate equilibrium platform

PK

pharmacokinetics

PL

prolactin

POMC

pro-opiomelanocortin

PON1

paraoxonase/arylesterase 1

PPS

postpoliomyelitis syndrome

PTSD

posttraumatic stress disorder

PVR

peripheral vascular resistance


Rc

airway resistance

RBC

red blood cell

REM

rapid eye movement

RF

rheumatoid factor

RNA

ribonucleic acid

RNMCB

Reserve Naval Mobile Construction Battalion

RR

relative risk


SAM

surface-to-air missile

s.c.

subcutaneous



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