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  • ACTH

    adrenocorticotrophic hormone

  • AIDS

    acquired immunodeficiency syndrome

  • CSF

    cerebrospinal fluid

  • CT

    computed tomography

  • DNA

    deoxyribose nucleic acid

  • EEG

    electroencephalogram

  • ELISA

    enzyme linked immunosorbent assay

  • ESR

    erythrocyte sedimentation rate

  • HIV

    human immunodeficiency virus

  • HTLV-1

    human T-lymphotrophic virus 1

  • MRI

    magnetic resonance imaging

  • PET

    positron emission tomography

  • RNA

    ribose nucleic acid

  • SPECT

    single photon emission computed tomography