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Guidelines for the Prevention and Treatment of Opportunistic Infections in HIV-Infected Adults and Adolescents

Appendix B: List of Abbreviations

(Last updated:May 07, 2013; last reviewed:May 07, 2013)

Abbreviations
Acronym/
Abbreviation
Definition
ABGs 
ACTG 
AFB 
AIN 
ALT 
anti-HBc 
anti-HBs 
ART 
ARV 
ASCCP 
ASC-H 

ASC-US 
AST 
AUC 
BA 
BAL 
BID 
BIW 
CAP 
CAPD 
CD4 
CDC 
CDI 
CES-D 
CFU 
CIA 
CIN 
arterial blood gasses
AIDS Clinical Trials Group
acid-fact bacilli
anal intraepithelial neoplasia
alanine aminotransferase
hepatitis B core antibody
hepatitis B surface antibody
antiretroviral therapy
antiretroviral
American Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology
atypical squamous cells—cannot exclude high grade
cervical squamous intraepithelial lesion
atypical squamous cells of uncertain significance
serum aspartate aminotransferase
area under the curve
bacillary angiomatosis
bronchoalveolar lavage
twice a day
twice a week
community-acquired pneumonia
continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis
CD4 T lymphocyte cell
the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Clostridium difficile-associated infection
Center for Epidemiologic Studies Depression Scale
colony-forming unit
chemiluminescence immunoassays 
cervical intraepithelial neoplasia
Cmax
Cmin
maximum concentration
minimum concentration

CMV
CNS
CPE
CrCl
CSF
CT
CYP3A4
DAAs
DOT
DS
EDTA
EIAs
EM
FDA
FTA-ABS
g
G6PD
GFR
GI
HAV
HBV
HCV
HHV-8
HPA
HPV
HSIL
HSV
HSV-1
HSV-2
ICP
ICU
IFN
IgG
IgM
IGRA
IM
IND
IRIS
IRU
IV
IVIG
JCV
KS
LEEP
LP
LSIL
LTBI
MAC
MAI
MCD
MDR TB
mg
mmHg
MSM
MTB
NAA
NNRTI
NRTI
NSAID
NVP
OI
PCP
PCR
PEL
PK
PML
PO
PORN
PPV
PSI
q(n)h
qAM
QID
qPM
RPR
RVR
SCr
SJS
SLE
SQ
SS
STD
SVR
TB
TDM
TE
TEN
TID
TIW
TP-PA
TST
ULN
VAIN
VDRL
VIII
VIN
VZV
WBC
WHO
XDR TB

cytomegalovirus
central nervous system
central nervous system penetration effectiveness
creatinine clearance
cerebrospinal fluid
computed tomography
Cytochrome P450 3A4
direct acting antiviral agents
directly observed therapy
double strength
ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid
enzyme immunoassays
erythema multiforme
Food and Drug Administration
fluorescent treponemal antibody absorbed
gram
Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase
glomerular filtration rate
gastrointestinal
hepatitis A virus
hepatitis B virus
hepatitis C virus
human herpesvirus-8
hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal
human papillomavirus
high grade cervical squamous intraepithelial lesion
herpes simplex virus
herpes simplex virus 1
herpes simplex virus 2
intracranial pressure
intensive care unit
interferon
immunoglobulin G
immunoglobulin M
interferon-gamma release assays
intramuscular
investigational new drug
immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome
immune recovery uveitis
intravenous
ntravenous immunoglobulin
JC virus
Kaposi Sarcoma
loop electrosurgical excision procedure
lumbar puncture
low grade squamous intraepithelial lesion
latent tuberculosis infection
Mycobacterium avium complex
Mycobacterium avium intracellulare
multicentric Castleman’s disease
multi-drug-resistant tuberculosis
milligram
millimeters of mercury
men who have sex with men
Mycobacterium tuberculosis
nucleic acid amplification
non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor
nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors
non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs
nevirapine
opportunistic infection
Pneumocystis pneumonia
polymerase chain reaction
primary effusion lymphoma
pharmacokinetic
progressive multifocal Leukoencephalopathy
orally
Progressive Outer Retinal Necrosis
polysaccharide vaccine
pneumonia severity index
every ”n” hours
every morning
four times a day
every evening
rapid plasma reagin
rapid virological response
serum creatinine
Stevens-Johnson syndrome
systemic lupus erythematosus
subcutaneous
single strength
sexually transmitted disease
sustained virologic response
tuberculosis
therapeutic drug monitoring
Toxoplasma encephalitis
toxic epidermal necrolysis
three times daily
three times weekly
T. pallidum particle agglutination
tuberculin skin test
upper limit of normal
vaginal intra-epithelial neoplasia
Venereal Disease Research Laboratory
nerve vestibulocochlear nerve
vulvar intraepithelial neoplasia
varicella zoster virus
white blood cell
World Health Organization
extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis


Abbreviation
Drug Name
3TC 
5-FU
ATV/r 
BCA 
BOC 
COBI 
ddA-TP 
ddI 
DHA 
EFV 
EMB 
EVG 
FTC 
INH 
MVC 
PCV13 
PegIFN 
PI 
PPV23 
PZA 
RAL 
RBV 
RFB 
RIF 
RPT 
SMX 
TCA 
TDF 
TMP 
TMP-SMX 
TVR 
ZDV 
lamivudine
fluorouracil
ritonavir-boosted atazanavir
bichloroacetic acid
boceprevir
cobicistat
dideoxyadenosine triphosphate
didanosine
dihydroartemisinin
efavirenz
ethambutol
elvitegravir
emtricitabine
isoniazid
maraviroc
13-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine
peginterferon alfa
protease inhibitor
23-valent pneumococcal polysaccharides vaccine
pyrazinamide
raltegravir
ribavirin
rifabutin
rifampin
rifapentine
sulfamethoxazole
trichloroacetic acid
tenofovir disoproxil fumarate
trimethoprim
trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole
telaprevir
zidovudine

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