Medical Abbreviations


ad lib as much as desired Ig immunoglobulin PVC packed cell volume
b.i.d twice a day IM intramuscular PO per os - orally
BUN blood urea nitrogen IP intraperitoneal (ly) ppb parts per billion
cal calorie IU International Units ppm parts per million
cns central nervous system IV intravenous(ly) q.i.d four times a day
eg for example kg kilogram qs ad quantity sufficient to make
ELISA enzyme linked immunosorbent assay L liter RBC red blood cells
EPG eggs per gram (fecal) lb pound s.i.d once a day
et seq and the following ones Mcal Megacalorie SC subcutaneous
F Fahrenheit C Celsius SPF specific pathogen free
g gram ME metabolizable energy t.i.d three times a day
GI gastrointentinal mg milligram TDN total digestable nutrients
Hgb hemoglobin ml milliliter u units
hr hour mo month WBC white blood cells
ie that is oz ounce wt weight


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