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close this book Combatting Hansen's disease
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View the document I. Introduction
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List of common abreviations

AFB - Acid Fast Bocillus

BB - Borderline HD

BI - Bacilliary Index

BL - Borderline Lepromatous HD

BT - Borderline Tuberculoid HD

CMI - Cell Mediated Immunity

DDS - Diamino-diphenylsufone

FP - Family Planning

HC - Health Center

HD - Hansen's Disease

H Ed. - Health Education

I - Indeterminate

IS - Intensive Survey

KLA - Korean Leprosy Association

LL - Lepromatous HD

MCH - Mother and Child Health

MHSA - Ministry of Health and Social Affairs

Ml - Morphological Index

MIC - Minimum Inhibitory Concentration

ML - Mycobacterium Leprae

MS - Mass Survey

MT - Mycobacterium Tuberculosis

MTL - Mobile Team Leader

NVM - New Village Movement

OT - Occupational Therapy

PT - Physical Therapy

RV - Resettlement Village

TB - Tuberculosis

TT - Tuberculoid HD

WHO - World Health Organization