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LIST OF ABBREVIATIONS AMAD Activity median aerodynamic diameter ANSI American National Standards Institute ASME American Society of Mechanical Engineers ASQC American Society for Quality Control BCT Battalion Combat Team BRER Board on Radiation Effects Research C and P Compensation and Pension CDR Camp Desert Rock CFR Code of Federal Regulations CIC Coordination and Information Center CIRRPC Committee on Interagency Radiation Research and Policy Coordination CV Coefficient of variation DHHS U.S. Department of Health and Human Services DNA Defense Nuclear Agency DOD U.S. Department of Defense DOE U.S. Department of Energy DRI Desert Research Institute DTRA Defense Threat Reduction Agency EPA U.S. Environmental Protection Agency EPR Electron paramagnetic resonance FBE Film-badge equivalent FOIA Freedom of Information Act GAO General Accounting Office GI Gastrointestinal GSD Geometric standard deviation GZ Ground zero ICRP International Commission on Radiological Protection ICRU International Commission on Radiation Units and Measurements IOM Institute of Medicine IREP Interactive RadioEpidemiological Program LAN Local area network LET Linear energy transfer MC Monte Carlo MP Military police NA Not applicable NAAV National Association of Atomic Veterans NAS National Academy of Sciences NCI National Cancer Institute NCRP National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements
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NIH National Institutes of Health NIOSH National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health NQA Nuclear Quality Assurance NRC National Research Council NTPR Nuclear Test Personnel Review NTS Nevada Test Site NuTRIS Nuclear Test Review Information System OPHEH Office of Public Health and Environmental Hazards ORNL Oak Ridge National Laboratory PC Probability of causation POW Prisoner of war PPG Pacific Proving Ground QA Quality assurance QC Quality control QF Quality factor Rad-safe Radiological safety RBM Red bone marrow RCT Regimental Combat Team REECO Reynolds Electrical and Engineering Company REF Radiation Effectiveness Factor SAIC Science Applications International Corporation SD Standard deviation SF Shielding factor SI Systè me International (International System) SOP Standard operating procedure TGLD Task Group on Lung Dynamics TNT Trinitrotoluene TU Task unit VA U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs VACO Department of Veterans Affairs Central Office VARO Department of Veterans Affairs Regional Office VITAL Veterans Issue Tracking Adjudication Log UB Upper bound USC U.S. Code USMC U.S. Marine Corps USS U.S. Ship UV Ultraviolet
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