AFM

(redirected from Acute Flaccid Myelitis)
AcronymDefinition
AFMAirplane Flight Manual
AFMAtomic Force Microscopy
AFMAtomic Force Microscope
AFMAmerican Federation of Musicians
AFMAutoriteit Financiële Markten (Dutch:Financial Services and Markets Authority)
AFMAcute Flaccid Myelitis (neurological illness)
AFMAs for Me
AFMAmerican Film Market
AFMActive Fuel Management (vehicles)
AFMApostolic Faith Mission (South Africa)
AFMAdministration and Financial Management (various organizations)
AFMAssociation Française contre les Myopathies
AFMAntiferromagnetic
AFMAuthority for the Financial Markets (Netherlands)
AFMAdobe Font Metrics (file extension)
AFMAnnals of Family Medicine (peer reviewed journal; est. 2003)
AFMAssociation Figurines et Maquettes de Montrouge (French: Montrouge Miniature Figurines Association; Montrouge, France)
AFMAssociation Française du Marketing (French: French Marketing Association)
AFMAccounting Financial Management
AFMAdjudicator's Field Manual
AFMAircraft Flight Manual
AFMArizona Foothills Magazine (Scottsdale, AZ)
AFMAeroplane Flight Manual
AFMAir Flow Meter
AFMAssociation Française de Mécanique (French: French Association of Mechanics)
AFMAlpha File Monitor
AFMAtm Feed Multiplexer
AFMAdobe Font Metrics
AFMAdobe File Metrics
AFMActive Fuel Management
AFMAcceptance Filter Mode
AFMAssistant Facility Manager (various locations)
AFMAir Force Manual
AFMAdventist Frontier Missions
AFMArmed Forces of Malta
AFMAdvanced Fluid Mechanics (course)
AFMAfrica Fighting Malaria (advocacy group)
AFMAtmospheric Flight Mechanics (American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics)
AFMArmy Field Manual
AFMAmman Financial Market
AFMActive Filter Media (Dryden Aqua Ltd.; UK and France)
AFMAge at First Marriage
AFMAccredited Farm Manager (American Society of Farm Managers & Rural Appraisers, ASFMRA)
AFMAbrasive Flow Machining
AFMAdvanced Fatigue Management (safety; Australia)
AFMAcademy of Family Mediators (est. 1981; Eugene, OR)
AFMAlliance for Marriage (JewishWorldReview.com)
AFMArchive File Manager (computing)
AFMAir Force Medal
AFMAngel Food Ministries (Georgia)
AFMAdvanced File Manager (software)
AFMAmerican Federation of Motorcyclists
AFMAssociation Française de Musicothérapie (French: French Music Therapy Association)
AFMAfter Full Moon
AFMAgricultural and Forest Meteorology
AFMArea Field Manager
AFMAudio Frequency Modulation
AFMArchibus Facilities Management (software)
AFMAutomated Formal Methods (Workshop)
AFMAegon Fund Management (Canada)
AFMAlcohol Fermentation Monitor (bioreactor)
AFMAdvanced Fabricating Machinery
AFMAustin Farmers' Market (Austin, TX)
AFMAssistant Floor Manager
AFMAir Flow Measurement
AFMAdobe Font Manager
AFMArmy Flow Model
AFMAviation Fleet Maintenance
AFMArmed Forces Museum
AFMAthletic Field Maintenance
AFMAutomatic Flight Management
AFMAmerican Family Member
AFMAnadromous Fish Managers
AFMArmed Forces Management
AFMAir Flow Multiplier
AFMAward Fee Milestone
AFMActuated Folding Mirror
AFMAnalog Frequency Modulation
AFMAward Fee Monitor
AFMAggrieved Family Member (criminology)
AFMArticulating Fold Mirror
AFMAssociation of Facilities Managers
AFMAdvertising Federation of Musicians
AFMAxial-Field Machine
AFMArctic Flight Meet (Finland and Sweden)
AFMAssociated Furniture Manufacturers
AFMAnti-Friction Metal
AFMAssociation of Futures Market
AFMAffirmative Fair Housing Marketing (Plan; Boston, MA)
AFMAviation Forecast Model
AFMAnalog Frame Maker
AFMAutomatic Firing Mechanism
AFMAbounding Faith Ministries (UK)
References in periodicals archive ?
AFM is the illness often described in the media as "the polio-like disease." In 2012, an outbreak of acute flaccid myelitis occurred in California, and more cases were reported in the summer and fall of 2014, 2016, and 2018 across the United States, including Illinois.
ENPNewswire-August 14, 2019--NIH - Enterovirus antibodies detected in acute flaccid myelitis patients
Watch for the symptoms of acute flaccid myelitis early and report any suspected cases to your health department, the CDC said in a telebriefing.
The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health, has awarded the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) approximately $10 million over five years to study acute flaccid myelitis (AFM), a rare but serious condition which causes muscle weakness and paralysis.
Acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) was initially defined as a distinct entity in 2014 following reports of the occurrence of acute limb weakness in previously healthy children across the United States during an outbreak of severe respiratory disease caused by enterovirus D-68 (EV-D68) (1,2).
The largest recorded outbreak of acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) occurred last year, with the illness debilitating 233 people in 41 states across the nation, according to the U.S.
TUESDAY, July 9, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Clinical and laboratory data have been updated for cases that met the clinical criterion for acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) in the United States during 2018, according to a Vital Signs report published in the July 9 early-release issue of the U.S.
While primarily regarded as a respiratory pathogen, EV-D68 has been occasionally associated with acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) (7).
I've since been re-diagnosed with Acute Flaccid Myelitis (AFM), which is a direct attack on the spinal cord.
The condition, known as acute flaccid myelitis, or AFM, is rare and has reached its peak for 2018.
Acute flaccid myelitis, which causes paralysis in victims and only flares up every other year, has affected 158 people in the U.S.
The updated guidance on managing acute flaccid myelitis is unlikely to relieve the frustrations of physicians struggling to treat the condition.
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