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Suggested Citation:"Appendix H: List of Abbreviations." National Research Council. 1989. Biosafety in the Laboratory: Prudent Practices for Handling and Disposal of Infectious Materials. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/1197.
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Appendix H List of Abbreviations AIDS acquired immunodeficiency syndrome NIH National Institutes of Health AOMA American Occupational Medical NRC Nuclear Regulatory Commission , Association APHIS Animal and Plant Health Inspection OSHA Occupational Safety and Health Service Administration ATCC American Type Culture Collection PEE postemployment evaluation BTU British thermal unit PME periodic monitoring examination PPE preplacement examination CDC Centers for- Disease Control CJA Creutzfeldt-Jakob agent RCRA Resource Conservation and Recovery CJD Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease Act DNA EPA deoxyribonucleic acid Environmental Protection Agency RSO radiation safety officer SOP standard operating procedure USAMRIID U.S. Army Medical Research Institute HAV hepatitis A virus for Infectious Diseases HBV hepatitis B virus USDA U.S. Department of Agriculture HEPA high-efficiency particulate air USPHS U.S. Public Heals Service HIV human immunodeficiency virus VS IND MSDS investigational new drug material safety data sheet 212 Veterinary Services

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