AHVMA Journal Abbreviations

Here is a list of abbreviations used in the Journal:

ACTHadrenocorticotropic hormone
ALPalkaline phosphatase
ALTalanine aminotransferase
ANOVAAnalysis of Variance
ASTaspartate aminotransferase
CBCcomplete blood count
CNScentral nervous system
CSFcerebral spinal fluid
Hgb or Hbhemoglobin
hhour or hours
MLVmodified live virus
NSAIDsnon-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs
ODright eye
OSleft eye
PCRpolymerase chain reaction
PCVpacked cell volume
PMNspolymorphonuclear leukocytes or neutrophils
QDdaily or every day or once a day
RBCred blood cells
SSRIsselective serotonin reuptake inhibitors
U.S. or U.S.A.United States or United States of America
WBCwhite blood cells