DoD-GEIS

Department of Defense-Global Emerging Infections Surveillance and Response System

DOI

Department of the Interior

DTRA

Defense Threat Reduction Agency

EID

emerging infectious disease

ELISA

enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay

ENSO

El Niño-Southern Oscillation

EUS

epizootic ulcerative syndrome

FAO

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

FDA

Food and Drug Administration

FWS

Fish and Wildlife Service

GAA

Global Amphibian Assessment

GAO

Government Accountability Office

GHI

Global Health Initiative

GOARN

Global Outbreak and Response Network

GPHIN

Global Public Health Intelligence Network

GPM

Gaussian plume model

GRACE

Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment

GRC-YR

Global Reference Center for yellow rust

GRRC

Global Rust Reference Center

HIV/AIDS

human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immune deficiency syndrome

ICARDA

International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas

ICRISAT

International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics

IHR

International Health Regulations

IOM

Institute of Medicine

IRIS

immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome

IRRI

International Rice Research Institute

ITS

internal transcribed spacer

IUCN

International Union for the Conservation of Nature

MIC

minimum inhibitory concentration

MLST

multilocus sequencing typing

NAS

National Academy of Sciences

NASA

National Aeronautics and Space Administration

NGO

non-governmental organization

NIAID

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases



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