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Institute of Medicine (US) Forum on Microbial Threats. The Causes and Impacts of Neglected Tropical and Zoonotic Diseases: Opportunities for Integrated Intervention Strategies. Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 2011.

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The Causes and Impacts of Neglected Tropical and Zoonotic Diseases: Opportunities for Integrated Intervention Strategies.

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CAcronyms

AIDS

acquired immune deficiency syndrome

APOC

African Program for Onchocerciasis Control

BCG

Bacille Calmette-Guerin vaccine

CDC

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

CMV

congenital cytomegalovirus

CNTD

Centre for Neglected Tropical Diseases at Liverpool University

DALY

disability-adjusted life-year

DDT

dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane

DEC

diethylcarbamazine

DENV

dengue virus

DHF

dengue hemorrhagic fever

DNDi

Drugs for Neglected Diseases initiative

DRC

Democratic Republic of Congo

DSS

dengue shock syndrome

ELISA

enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay

FAO

United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization

FDA

Food and Drug Administration

FGS

female genital schistosomiasis

GAELF

Global Alliance to Eliminate Lymphatic Filariasis

GAVI

Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunizations

GDP

gross domestic product

GHI

U.S. Global Health Initiative

GIS

geographic information system

GPELF

Global Programme to Eliminate Lymphatic Filariasis

GSK

GlaxoSmithKline

HAT

human African trypanosomiasis

HDI

Human Development Index

HHS

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

HIV

human immunodeficiency virus

ICT

immunochromatographic card test

IDC

innovative developing country

IgG

immunoglobulin G

IgM

immunoglobulin M

IOM

Institute of Medicine

IQ

intelligence quotient

LAC

Latin America and the Caribbean

LF

lymphatic filariasis

MDA

mass drug administration

MDG

Millennium Development Goal

MDR

multidrug-resistant

MDR-TB

multidrug-resistant tuberculosis

NCC

neurocystercercosis

NECT

nifurtimox-eflornithine combination therapy

NGO

nongovernmental organization

NID

neglected infectious disease

NIH

National Institutes of Health

NTD

Neglected Tropical Disease

NZD

Neglected Zoonotic Disease

OIE

World Organization for Animal Health

PAHO

Pan-American Health Organization

PCR

polymerase chain reaction

PDP

product-development partnership

R&D

research and development

RNA

ribonucleic acid

RTI

Research Triangle Institue, RTI International

SAFE

surgery, antibiotics, face cleanliness, and environmental improvement

SCI

Schistomiasis Control Initiative

SEARO

World Health Organization Southeast Asia Regional Office

STH

soil-transmitted helminth

TB

tuberculosis

UNDP

United Nations Development Programme

UNICEF

United Nations Children's Fund

USAID

U.S. Agency for International Development

VL

visceral leishmaniasis

VPH

veterinary public health

WASHED

water supply, sanitation, hygiene, and education initiatives

WHO

World Health Organization

Copyright © 2011, National Academy of Sciences.
Bookshelf ID: NBK62522

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