AA: African American
ABil: Acute biphenotypic leukemias
AC: apheresis center
ACCME: Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education
AFA: Anti-fungal agent
AGNIS: A Growable Network Information System
ALL: Acute lymphoblastic leukemia, acute lymphocytic leukemia
AML: Acute myelogenous leukemia, acute myeloid leukemia
ANC: Absolute neutrophil count
ARC : American Red Cross
ASBMT: American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation
ASH: American Society of Hematology
ASHI: American Society for Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics
BBMT: Biology of Blood and Marrow Transplantation
BMDW: Bone Marrow Donors Worldwide
BMT: Blood and marrow transplant / bone marrow transplant
BMT CTN: Blood and Marrow Transplant Clinical Trials Network
CBB: Cord blood bank
CBU: Cord blood unit
CC: Collection center
CDC: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
CHTC: Certified Hematopoietic Transplant Coordinator
CIBMTR: Center for International Blood and Marrow Transplant Research
CLL: Chronic lymphocytic leukemia
CML: Chronic myelogenous leukemia, chronic myeloid leukemia
CMV: Cytomegalovirus
CPI: Continuous Process Improvement
CRF: Comprehensive Report Forms
CRM: Customer Relationship Management
CT: Confirmatory (HLA) Testing
CY: Calendar year
DC: Donor center
DNA: Deoxyribonucleic Acid
DX: Diagnosis
EBMT: European Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation
FA: Fanconi anemia
FACT: Foundation for the Accreditation of Cellular Therapy
FMLA: Family and Medical Leave Act
FSA: Flexible Spending Account
FY: Fiscal year
GAO: U.S. Government Accountability Office
GVHD: Graft-versus-host disease
GVL: Graft versus leukemia, graft-versus-leukemia effect
GVM: Graft versus malignancy, graft-versus-malignancy effect
HCT: hematopoietic cell transplant
HHS: (The Department of) Health and Human Services
HIPAA: Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996
HIV/AIDS: human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immunodeficiency syndrome
HLA: Human leukocyte antigen
HRSA: Health Resources and Services Administration
HTLV: human T-cell lymphotropic virus
IDMs: infectious disease markers
IRB: Institutional Review Board
IT: Information Technology
MDS: Myelodysplastic syndromes
MM: Multiple myeloma
MPD: Myeloproliferative disorder
NCI: National Cancer Institute
NHL: Non-Hodgkin lymphoma
OHRP: Office for Human Research Protections
OHSRP: Office of Human Subjects Research Protections
OMB: Office of Management and Budget
OPA: Office of Patient Advocacy (used only in HRSA contract)
PHPS: Patient and Health Professional Services
PBSC: Peripheral blood stem cell
RC: recruitment center
RITN: Radiation Injury Treatment Network
SCD: Sickle cell disease
SCTOD: Stem Cell Therapeutic Outcomes Database
STAR: Search, Tracking and Registry (System)
SCID: Severe combined immunodeficiency disease
TC: Transplant center
TED: Transplant Essential Data
TX: Transplant / treatment (avoid due to ambiguity)
WHO: World Health Organization
WMDA: World Marrow Donor Association

Last modified: Jun 26, 2017