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Appendix D Acronyms AAN - American Academy of Neurologists ACCV - Advisory Commission on Childhood Vaccines ACIP - Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices ADEM - acute disseminated encephalomyelitis AIDP - acute inflammatory demyelinating polyradiculoneuropathy AMAN - acute motor axonal neuropathy AMSAN - acute motor sensory axonal neuropathy CDC - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CI - confidence interval CNS - central nervous system CSF - cerebral spinal fluid DNA - deoxyribonucleic acid EAE - experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis EAN - experimental allergic neuritis EN - experimental neuritis EMG - electromyography EPA - Environmental Protection Agency FDA - Food and Drug Administration GBS - Guillain-Barre syndrome 175

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176 HA - hemagglutinin HIV - human immunodeficiency virus HMO - health maintenance organization IMMUNIZATION SAFETY REVIEW IAVG - Interagency Vaccine Group ICD - 9 - International Classification of Diseases, Ninth Revision IOM - Institute of Medicine IM - intramuscular IVIG - intravenous immunoglobulin LOS - lipooligosaccharide LPS - lipopolysaccharide M - matrix proteins MFS - Miller Fisher syndrome/ Fisher syndrome MRI - magnetic resonance imaging MS - multiple sclerosis NA - neuraminidase NCHS - National Center for Health Statistics NP - nucleoprotein NIH - National Institutes of Health NVAC - National Vaccine Advisory Committee NVPO - National Vaccine Program Office OS - oligosaccharide PNS - peripheral nervous system RNA - ribonucleic acid RRMS - relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis TMEV - Theiler's murine encephalomyelitis virus USDA - United States Department of Agriculture VAERS - Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System VICP - Vaccine Injury Compensation Program WHO - World Health Organization