PHS–

U.S. Public Health Service


RFP–

request for proposal

RNA–

ribonucleic acid


SIV–

simian immunodeficiency virus

STD–

sexually transmitted disease


TB–

tuberculosis

TDR–

WHO Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases

TDRU–

Tropical Disease Research Unit

TMRC–

Tropical Medicine Research Center


USAID–

U.S. Agency for International Development

USAMRIID–

U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases

USDA–

U.S. Department of Agriculture

UTI–

urinary tract infection


VDP–

WHO Vaccine Development Programme

VRDB–

Vaccine Research and Development Branch


WHO–

World Health Organization


YARU–

Yale Arbovirus Research Unit



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