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  a.a. : Amino Acid
  ABPA : Allergic Bronchopulmonary     Aspergillosis
  ADCC : Antibody Dependant Cell     Mediated Cytotoxicity
  APC : Antigen-presenting cell
  BHL : Breath Hydrogen Level Test
  CD : Clusters of Differentiation
  CMI : Cell-Mediated Immunity
  CSF : Colony Stimulating Factor
  CUC : Chronic Ulcerative Colitis
  DTH : Delayed Type Hypersensitivity
  ECF-A : Eosinophil Chemotactic     Factor of Anaphylaxis
  EIA : Exercise Induced Asthma
  ELISA : Blood serum test
  G-CSF : Granulocyte-Colony     Stimulating Factor
  GALT : Gut associated     lymphoid tissue
  GI : Gastrointestinal
  GIT : Gastrointestinal Tract
  HLA : Human Leukocyte     Antigen
  IBS : Irritable Bowel     Syndrome
  IFN : Interferon
  Ig : Immunoglobulin
  IL : Interleukin
  MALT : Mucosa-associated     lymphoid tissue
  MDI : Metered-Dose Inhaler
  OTC : over-the-counter
  PAF : Platelet-Activating Factor
  PMN : Polymorphonuclear     Leukocyte
  RAST : Radioallergosorbent Test
  Rx : Common abbreviation for     "prescription"
  SRA-A : Slow-reacting substance     of anaphylaxis
  TCR : T-cell receptor
  Tx : Common abbreviation for     "treatment"
  TNF : Tumor Necrosis Factor
  vs : Versus
  WBC : White Blood Cell     (Leukocyte)


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