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Institute of Medicine (US) Immunization Safety Review Committee. Immunization Safety Review: Vaccines and Autism. Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 2004.

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ADD

attention deficit disorder

ADHD

attention deficit hyperactivity disorder

ADI

Autism Diagnostic Interview

ADOS-G

Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule-G

APA

American Psychiatric Association

ASD

autistic spectrum disorder

ATSDR

Agency for Toxic Substance and Disease Registry

BSS

Biologic Surveillance Summaries

CDC

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

CDD

childhood disintegrative disorder

CI

confidence interval

CISA

Clinical Immunization Safety Assessment

CMI

cell-mediated immunity

CNS

central nervous system

ConA

concanavalin A

COPUS

Committee on the Public Understanding of Science

DNA

deoxyribonucleic acid

DOE

U.S. Department of Education

DSM-IV

Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders—Fourth Edition

DT

diphtheria-tetanus vaccine

DTaP

diphtheria-tetanus and acellular pertussis vaccine

DTaPHib

diphtheria-tetanus and acellular pertussis-Haemophilus influenzae B vaccine

DTP

diphtheria-tetanus and pertussis vaccine

DTwP

diphtheria-tetanus and whole-cell pertussis vaccine

DTwPHIB

diphtheria-tetanus and whole-cell pertussis-H. influenzae B vaccine

ED

U.S. Department of Education

EPA

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

EtHg

ethyl mercury

FDA

U.S. Food and Drug Administration

GABHS

group A beta-hemolytic streptococcal

GI

gastrointestinal

GPRD

General Practice Research Database

HBV

hepatitis B virus

Hg

mercury

Hib

H. influenzae type b vaccine

HMO

health maintenance organization

HVR-3

third hypervariable region

IAVG

Interagency Vaccine Group

IBD

inflammatory bowel disease

ICD-10

International Classification of Diseases, Tenth Revision

IDEA

Individuals with Disabilities Education Act

IGF-1

insulin-like growth factor 1

IOM

Institute of Medicine

IPV

inactivated polio vaccine

IQ

intelligence quotient score

LBW

low birth weight

LEAD

Leadership Education and Advocacy Development

LLDB

large-linked database

LPS

lipopolysaccharide

MADDSP

Metropolitan Atlanta Disabilities Surveillance Program

MBP

myelin basic protein

MECP2

methyl-CpG-binding protein 2

MFS

Maudsley Family Study

MHC

Maudsley Hospital Clinic; major histocompatibility complex

MMR

measles-mumps-rubella

MRI

magnetic resonance imaging

mRNA

messenger RNA (messenger ribonucleic acid)

MS

methionine synthase; multiple sclerosis

MT

metallothionein

NBCC

National Breast Cancer Coalition

NBH

National Board of Health

NDD

neurodevelopmental delay

NIH

National Institutes of Health

OD

odds ratio

OPV

oral polio vaccine

PANDAS

pediatric autoimmune neuropsychiatric disorder associated with streptococcal infection

PDD

pervasive developmental disorder

PDD-NOS

pervasive developmental disorder—not otherwise specified

PHA

phytohemagluttinin

PHS

U.S. Public Health Service

RICHS

Regional Interactive Child Health Computing System

RR

risk ratio

SISA

Simple Interactive Statistical Analysis

SSPE

subacute sclerosing panencephalitis

TCV

thimerosal-containing vaccine

TFV

thimerosal-free vaccines

UK

United Kingdom

USPHS

United States Public Health Service

VAERS

Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System

VICP

Vaccine Injury Compensation Program

VSD

Vaccine Safety Datalink

WHO

World Health Organization

wP

whole-cell pertussis

Copyright © 2004, National Academy of Sciences.
Bookshelf ID: NBK25346

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