ACD

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AcronymDefinition
ACDAutomatic Call Distribution
ACDAutomatic Call Distributor
ACDAustralian Cattle Dog
ACDAtmospheric Chemistry Division (NCAR)
ACDAutomated Call Distribution
ACDAuthorised Corporate Director
ACDAnti-Cant Device (shooting)
ACDAdvanced Chemistry Development
ACDApple Cinema Display
ACDAnterior Chamber Depth
ACDAllergic Contact Dermatitis
ACDAdministration des Contributions Directes (Luxembourg direct tax administration)
ACDAvailable Chemicals Directory
ACDAsia Cooperation Dialogue (forum of 22 countries)
ACDAudio Cd
ACDAgent Character Definition
ACDAutomatic Connection Driver
ACDAdvanced Computations Department
ACDAudio Controller Device
ACDActive Centre Differential
ACDAll Class Drivers
ACDActive Case Detection (healthcare)
ACDAnti-Cancer Drug
ACDArthur Conan Doyle (Society)
ACDAcid-Citrate-Dextrose
ACDActive Center Differential
ACDAtmospheric Chemistry and Dynamics (US NASA)
ACDAppraisal Consulation Document (National Health Service; UK)
ACDAutomated Call Distributor
ACDAssociate Creative Director
ACDAnemia of Chronic Disease
ACDAmerican Center for Design
ACDAgency for Child Development (various locations)
ACDAntecedent-Contained Deletion (grammar)
ACDAmerican Custom Drying (New Jersey)
ACDAdvisory Committee to the Director (US NIH)
ACDAmerican College of Dentists
ACDAlveolar Capillary Dysplasia
ACDAdjournment in Contemplation of Dismissal
ACDAnticoincidence Detector
ACDAverage Call Duration
ACDAssistant Community Director (various organizations)
ACDAmerican College Dictionary
ACDAssociação de Cooperação Para O Desenvolvimento (Portuguese: Association for Development Cooperation)
ACDAll Channels Driven (amplifiers)
ACDAcademic Career Development (various schools)
ACDArctic Coastal Dynamics
ACDAssociation Canadienne du Diabète (Canadian Diabetes Association)
ACDAcquisition Career Development
ACDAgents Chimiques Dangereux (French: Hazardous Chemical Agents)
ACDAcute Care Division (various locations)
ACDAutomatic Call Director
ACDAssistant Costume Designer
ACDAnticoagulant Citrate Dextrose solution
ACDAcadémie Canadienne de la Défense (Canadian Defence Academy)
ACDAdjustable Camera Distance (software)
ACDAdult Child of Divorce
ACDAssociation of Canadian Distillers (Association des Distillateurs Canadiens)
ACDAdd Change Delete (database change form)
ACDAcrofacial Dysostosis
ACDAmsterdams Chemisch Dispuut (founded 1945 student organization for chemistry students at Amsterdam University)
ACDAutomated Call Director
ACDAdvanced Counterfeit Deterrence
ACDAudio Compact Disk
ACDAllocated Configuration Documentation
ACDAdvanced Custom Design
ACDActual Completion Date
ACDApperception and Cortical Dynamics (psychology)
ACDASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) Cosmetic Directive (est. 2003)
ACDAngular Canopy Density
ACDAdmiralty Chart Datum
ACDAl's Confectionary Delights (Daly City, CA)
ACDAdvanced Conceptual Design
ACDAnode-to-Cathode Distance (process parameter for electrolysis)
ACDAssumption College of Davao (Philippines)
ACDAgent Character Definition (Microsoft file extension)
ACDAbsolute Cardiac Dullness
ACDAlopecia-Contractures-Dwarfism Mental Retardation Syndrome
ACDAssociate Cruise Degree (Cruise Lines International Association)
ACDAudit Conseil Défense (French: Audit Defense Council)
ACDAssistant Camp Director
ACDAssociation for Christian Development
ACDAccess Control Definition
ACDAutomated Compounding Devices
ACDAirways Clearance Delivery (Australia)
ACDAirline Coding Directory
ACDAudit Clearance Document
ACDArchitecture Control Document
ACDAction Description Memorandum
ACDAnnealed Cold Drawn
ACDAsymptotic Conical Dipole
ACDAutomatic Cancellation Date
ACDAutomated Common Diagram
ACDAccess Control Document
ACDAdministrative Commitment Document
ACDAutomatic Conflict Detection (aviation)
ACDAutosomal Co-Dominant
ACDAdaptive Call Distributor
ACDAcoustic Channel Data
ACDAircraft Certification Directorate
ACDAviation Careers Division (US FAA)
ACDAirlift Communications Division
ACDAttitude Control Determination/Development
ACDAdditional Change Definition
ACDAdvanced Concepts Division
ACDArmy Candidate Depot
ACDAir Charge Determination
ACDARTS Computer Display (FAA)
ACDAdversary Capabilities Document (Missile Defense Agency)
ACDAdvanced Cervical Dilation (OB/Gyn)
ACDAgriculture & Construction Development
ACDAsynchronous Courseware Distribution
ACDAdministrative Code Division
ACDArmy Combat Developer
ACDAerospace Change Directive
ACDAutomatic Congestion Detection
ACDAuxiliary Communication Device
ACDAttack Center Display
ACDApplication Consulting Group
ACDAluminium Compact Degasser (aluminum industry)
ACDArea Case Director (education)
ACDAdvanced Chip Development
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'For the time being, PKD is carrying out preventive and control measures including active case detection (ACD) around the area.
Detecting missed TB patients is a public health challenge for national and international partners striving to end TB.2 Among other interventions, a set of outreach activities, including doorstep diagnostic services through chest camps, are conducted by private non-governmental organizations (NGO) under the umbrella of national programmes across different districts of Pakistan for those having limited access to healthcare services.3 Use of advanced diagnostic tools for active case detection may enhance case yield.4
Broad screening criteria for all children admitted to hospital with any features of suspected TB, plus active case detection through contact tracing, ensured that case ascertainment at KCH was optimized.
Active case detection and awareness of doctors and community should be done for early diagnosis to prevent disabilities.
In addition to this, the system of active case detection as well as the practice of taking slit skin smears aided in the detection and appropriate diagnosis of cases.
It highlights the need for the continuation of targeted leprosy control activities and active case detection,"said Dr Chander Grover, GTB hospital, author of the study.
Hence, active case detection has to be started which will enable us to identify all cases of Leprosy and hasten their cure.
In low-endemic areas, the most widely adopted approach of surveillance is a strategy of targeted active case detection, whereby either all high-risk individuals in a community ("hotpops"), or household members, neighbors, and other contacts of passively detected cases ("hotspots"), are screened for infection and treated with rapid-response measures, including radical treatment and targeted vector control (3, 4).
Importance of active case detection in a malaria elimination programme.
The other technique is active case detection (ACD)21 in which home visits were made on monthly basis with the help of Malik/ Head to the persons with sign or symptoms of malaria and blood films of both thin and thick were prepared.
'In addition, active case detection was also carried out involving all Orang Asli villagers in Kampung Kuala Koh and tracking of the disease contact point is also being conducted,' he said.