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A1AT

Alpha 1 antitrypsin

AaDO2

Alveolar to arterial oxygen gradient

AAP

American Academy of Pediatrics

a/A ratio

Arterial to alveolar oxygen ratio

AATD

Alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency

ABR

Auditory brainstem response

ACAAI

American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology

ACOG

American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists

ACT

Activated clotting time

ADH

Antidiuretic hormone

AED

Automatic external defibrillator

aEEG

Amplitude integrated encephalography

AEP

Auditory evoked potential

AFI

Amniotic fluid index

AGA

Appropriate for gestational age

AGS

Adrenogenital syndrome

AHA

American Heart Association

AI

Aortic insufficiency

AIDS

Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome

ALT

Alanine aminotransferase

ALTE

Apparent life-threatening event

AM

Morning

Ao

Aortic

AoI

Aortic isthmus

AOI

Apnea of infancy

AOP

Apnea of prematurity

AP

Anteroposterior

Apgar

Appearance, pulse, grimace, activity, respirations

Apo-A

Apolipoprotein A

APR

Acute phase reactants

AP-ROP

Aggressive posterior retinopathy of prematurity

APTT

Activated partial thromboplastin time

AR

Autosomal recessive

ARC

AIDS-related complex

ARD

Antibiotic removal device

AREVD

Absent or reversal of end diastolic flow

ARF

Acute renal failure

ART

Artificial reproductive technology

ARV

Antiretroviral drugs

AS

Aortic stenosis

ASAP

As soon as possible

ASD

Atrial septal defect

AST

Aspartate aminotransferase

ATN

Acute tubular necrosis

ATP

Adenosine triphosphate

A-V

Arteriovenous

AV

Atrioventricular

A-V02

Arteriovenous oxygen

BAEP

Brainstem auditory evoked potential

BAER

Brainstem audiometric evoked response

BASD

Bile acid synthetic defect

BEEP

Bile salt export pump

BD

Base deficit

BF

Breast-feeding

BG

Babygram (radiograph that includes the chest and abdomen)

bid

Twice daily

BIND

Bilirubin-induced neurologic dysfunction

BIOT

Biotinidase deficiency

BM

Breast milk

BMC

Bone mineral content

BOLD

Blood oxygen level dependent

BP

Blood pressure

BPD

Biparietal diameter; bronchopulmonary dysplasia

bpm

Beats per minute

BPP

Biophysical profile

BSEP

Bile salt export pump

BUN

Blood urea nitrogen

BW

Birthweight; body weight

BWS

Beckwith Wiedemann Syndrome

C

Cervical; Centigrade

CA

Community acquired

CAH

Congenital adrenal hyperplasia

CAM

Complementary and alternative medicine; cystic adenomatoid malformation

CANMWG

Chicago Area Neonatal MRSA Working Group

CBC

Complete blood count

CBF

Cerebral blood flow

CBG

Capillary blood gases

CBS

Capillary blood sampling

CBV3

Coxsackievirus B3

CCAM

Congenital cystic adenomatoid malformation

CCHB

Congenital complete heart block

CDC

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

CDH

Congenital diaphragmatic hernia

CDG

Congenital disorders of glycosylation

CF

Cystic fibrosis

CFM

Cerebral function monitor

CGH

Comparative genomic hybridization

CH

Congenital hydrocephalus

CHARGE

Coloboma, heart anomaly, atresia choanae, retarded growth, genital hypoplasia, and ear anomalies

CHD

Congenital hip dislocation; congenital heart disease

CHF

Congestive heart failure

CHIME

Collaborative Home Infant Monitoring Evaluation

CID

Cytomegalovirus inclusion disease

CIE

Counterimmunoelectrophoresis

CLD

Chronic lung disease

Cm

Centimeter

CMA

Chromosomal microarray analysis

CMV

Cytomegalovirus

CNS

Central nervous system; Crigler Najjar syndrome

cP

Centipoises

CPAP

Continuous positive airway pressure

CPD

Citrate phosphate dextrose

CPIP

Chronic pulmonary insufficiency of prematurity

CRP

C-reactive protein

CRT

Capillary refill time

CRS

Congenital rubella syndrome

CRYO-ROP

Cryotherapy for retinopathy of prematurity

CS

Congenital syphilis; cesarean section

CSF

Cerebrospinal fluid

CST

Contraction stress test

CTG

Cardiotocography

CVH

Combined ventricular hypertrophy

CVP

Central venous pressure

CVS

Chorionic villus sampling

CT

Computed tomography

cUS

Cranial ultrasound

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