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Abbreviations

The following do not needing defining:
AIDS
CT (computed tomography)
Defra (Department of Food and Rural Affairs)
EDTA
ELISA
EU
G (as in needle gauge)
HEPES buffer
Ig (all the immunoglobulins, eg, IgG)
LD50
MHz
mmHg
MRI (magnetic resonance imaging)
ORF (open reading frame)
PCR
RT-PCR (as in reverse transcriptase-PCR, we would spell out real time, so could have real time RT-PCR, also if doing search and replace remember some people misspell as reverse transcription-PCR)
SDS-PAGE (sodium dodecyl sulphate polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis)
UK
USA
UV
WWF (does not need spelling out when referring to the World Wide Fund for Nature)

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