ABS

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AcronymDefinition
ABSAntilock Braking System
ABSAbstract
ABSAbsolute
ABSAustralian Bureau of Statistics
ABSAmerican Bureau of Shipping
ABSAbsent
ABSAbsorb
ABSAnimal Behavior Society
ABSAmerican Bible Society
ABSAsset-Backed Security
ABSAcrylonitrile-Butadiene-Styrene (Terpolymer)
ABSA Better Solution (various locations)
ABSAAMI (Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation) Benchmarking Solution
ABSAmerican Bamboo Society
ABSAnti-Blockier-System
ABSAston Business School (Birmingham, Auk)
ABSAsia Broadcast Satellite (Hong Kong)
ABSAccess and Benefit-Sharing
ABSAlabama Black Snake (band)
ABSAntiblockiersystem (German: anti-skid brake system)
ABSAmerican Board of Surgery
ABSApple Bank for Savings (New York)
ABSAmerican Bonanza Society
ABSAccess to Genetic Resources and Benefit Sharing
ABSAsal Bapak Senang (Indonesian: Pleasing the Boss)
ABSAdvanced Business Solutions (various locations)
ABSAccounting and Business Solutions (software)
ABSAvalanche Airbag System (various locations)
ABSAssociation of Black Students (various universities)
ABSAircraft Braking System
ABSAmerican Bonsai Society
ABSAble-Bodied Seaman
ABSArts and Behavioral Sciences (Saginaw Valley State University; Michigan)
ABSAgent-Based Simulation
ABSAkita Broadcasting System (Japan)
ABSArchbold Biological Station (Florida)
ABSAccounting and Business Support (University of Colorado)
ABSAlmost Blank Subframes (wireless technology)
ABSAlternative Business Structure
ABSAnnual Business Survey (various locations)
ABSacute bacterial sinusitis
ABSAssociation of Black Sociologists (est. 1970)
ABSAutomatic Brake System
ABSApplication Bridge Server
ABSAddress Book Synchronization
ABSAbsorbing Shocks System
ABSAutomatic Balance System
ABSAbsent Subscriber
ABSAlternate Billing Service
ABSAlerting Base Station
ABSAudio Bit Stream
ABSanti Burn Shield
ABSAmerican Broadcasting System
ABSAdvanced Broadcast Systems
ABSAntilock Brake System
ABSAdvanced Buffering System
ABSanti Bumping System
ABSanti Blocking System
ABSAmerican Building Supply (Atlanta, GA)
ABSAnti-Blocking System
ABSAbingdon Boys School (band)
ABSAuto Body Services (various locations)
ABSAbout Boating Safety (course)
ABSAssociation of Business Schools
ABSAmerican Brachytherapy Society
ABSAlliance Bible Seminary (Hong Kong)
ABSAutodesk Building Systems (software)
ABSAmniotic Band Syndrome
ABSAerobic Body Shaping
ABSApplied Business Software (Long Beach, CA)
ABSAutomated Bond System
ABSApplied Biodiversity Science (various schools)
ABSAlbino Black Sheep (website)
ABSAutomatic Backup System (CMS Peripherals, Inc.)
ABSArtificial Bowel Sphincter (incontinence procedure)
ABSAutomatic Braking System (aviation, automobiles)
ABSAmerican Bladesmith Society
ABSAccounting Business Systems (various locations)
ABSA-Bomb Survivor (population group)
ABSAutomatic Beam Switching (satellite technology)
ABSAlkyl Benzene Sulfonate
ABSAdult Basic Skills
ABSAbsolute Time Code
ABSAccountancy & Business Services (UK)
ABSAdvanced Bomb Suit
ABSAir Base Squadron
ABSAmerican Business School (Paris, France; est. 1985)
ABSAlcoa Business System (Alcoa, Inc.)
ABSAhli Bintang Sarawak (Malaysia; Member of the Order of the Star of Sarawak)
ABSAmerican Board of Sexology
ABSAntley-Bixler Syndrome
ABSAlex Brown and Sons (New York, NY)
ABSArgos Business Solutions (UK)
ABSAutomatic Block Signal
ABSAnnual Base Salary
ABSApplied Behavioral Sciences
ABSAcademic Book Services (Follett Educational Services)
ABSAutomated Build Script (software)
ABSApplied Building Science (various organizations)
ABSAmman Baccalaureate School
ABSAmerican Back Society
ABSArmy Broadcasting Service
ABSAmerican Budgerigar Society
ABSAdvanced Brake System
ABSAmniotic Band Sequence
ABSAlto Broadcasting System (forerunner of ABS-CBN Philippines)
ABSAlways Better Service
ABSAutomated Billing System
ABSApple Business Systems
ABSAssociation for Borderlands Studies
ABSAdaptive Business Systems
ABSAlabama Southern Railroad
ABSAmerican Boychoir School (Princeton, New Jersey)
ABSAlternative Billing Service
ABSArizona Blue Stake (public safety)
ABSAmerican Boxwood Society (Clarke County, Virginia)
ABSAction Battle System (gaming)
ABSAbu Simbel, Egypt - Abu Simbel (Airport Code)
ABSAsian Bomb Squad
ABSAcoustic Backscatter System
ABSAssociation of Broadcasting Staff
ABSAvalanche Balloon System (mountain rescue system)
ABSAutomated Briefing System
ABSAshland Bus System (Kentucky, USA)
ABSActive Battle System (video game design)
ABSAdams-Bashforth Scheme
ABSArtificial Buoyant Seabed
ABSAffordable Business Structure
ABSAfghan Banana Stand (band)
ABSAssisted Breaking System (aviation)
ABSAutomatic Backup Shutdown
ABSActivation Binding Site (genetics)
ABSAmerican Breeders Services
ABSAbsolute Block System (railway signalling)
ABSAdult Baby Syndrome (psychiatry)
ABSAir Breathing System
ABSOxygen A-Band Spectrometer
ABSAgile Business Suite (Unisys software)
ABSAir Base Security
ABSArchLinux Build System
ABSAdvanced Battle Simulation(s)
ABSAirborne Bathymetric Survey
ABSAnchor Bolt Stabilizer
ABSAlcohol Breath Screening
ABSAir Brake Switch
ABSArc Bond Sputter
ABSAnnual Beneficiary Summary
ABSAmerican Ballet School
ABSAdvanced Benefit Strategies
ABSAtomic Beam Scattering
ABSAverage Busy Stream
ABSActive Biological Substances
ABSAir Base Survivability
ABSAmman Baptist School
ABSAmended Budget Submission
ABSAutomated Battle Book System
ABSAmphetamine-Based Stimulants
ABSAutomatic Ballast Sampling
ABSAssault Ballistic Rocket System
ABSAs-Built Specification
ABSAir Base Systems
ABSAgile Beam System
ABSAutomated Bridge System
ABSAutomated Brokerage Service
ABSAgents Business Systems (State Farm)
ABSAutomated Brokerage System
ABSAcute Bitching Syndrome
ABSAlgorithm Breakdown Structure
ABSAirbrushed Steel (construction)
ABSAlgorithmes et Biologie Structurale (French: Algorithms and Structural Biology; National Institute for Research in Computer Science and Control; France)
ABSAir Base Simulator
ABSAbsolute Business Services Ltd
ABSAdministration and Business Services (various organizations)
ABSAlternate Bit Synchronization
ABSAutomated Balancing System
ABSAmel Bou-Saada
ABSAxial Bay Simulator
ABSInternational Regime on Access to Benefit-Sharing (multinational pact)
ABSAtlanta Brass Society, Inc. (Georgia)
ABSAperture Blind Subassembly
ABSAdjams Business Services (Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada)
ABSAdjustable Base Support (furniture)
ABSAlliance Business Solutions Pte Ltd (Singapore)
References in periodicals archive ?
About 5%-10% of upper respiratory tract infections in children develop into acute bacterial sinusitis, according to the new guidelines, published in Pediatrics.
Acute Bacterial Sinusitis. New England Journal of Medicine, 2004; 351: 902-910.
Acute bacterial sinusitis is mostly preceded by viral upper respiratory infections.
Evidence suggests that a short duration of treatment is as effective as a longer course of treatment for certain common community-acquired infections, such as acute otitis media, acute bacterial sinusitis, infectious exacerbations of chronic bronchitis, community-acquired pneumonia, and acute pyelonephritis.
Acute bacterial sinusitis in children can be complicated by orbital or periorbital cellulitis, and epidural, subdural, or brain abscesses.
introduction in 1996, LEVAQUIN has gained widespread use in the treatment of adults for a variety of bacterial infections caused by specific pathogens, including: acute bacterial sinusitis, acute bacterial exacerbation of chronic bronchitis, nosocomial pneumonia, community-acquired pneumonia, complicated and uncomplicated skin and skin structure infections (mild to moderate), chronic bacterial prostatitis, complicated and uncomplicated urinary tract infections (mild to moderate) and acute pyelonephritis (mild to moderate).
The FDA said the changes include the removal of two of the three previously approved indications - acute bacterial sinusitis and acute bacterial exacerbations of chronic bronchitis - from the drug's label.
Community-acquired respiratory tract infections (RTIs), including acute bacterial sinusitis, acute otitis media, acute exacerbations of chronic bronchitis, and community-acquired pneumonia, are among the most frequent infections treated by physicians and represent a major international health problem (1).
Acute bacterial sinusitis is usually preceded by a viral infection of the upper respiratory tract.
The gold standard for the diagnosis of acute bacterial sinusitis is the recovery of bacteria in high density (at least 10,000 colony-forming units/mL) from the cavity of a paranasal sinus.
Avelox(R) has been specifically approved for community- acquired pneumonia, acute bacterial exacerbation of chronic bronchitis and acute bacterial sinusitis. Avelox(R) will be available in Canadian pharmacies this week, in time to combat RTI season over the coming winter months.
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