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ADHD  -  Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
AIDS -  Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome
APEC -  AIDS Prevention, Education, and Care
AR -  Antiretroviral
ART -  Antiretroviral Therapy
CD -  Communication Disorder
CDC -  Center for Disease Control
CIS -  Commonwealth of Independent States
CNS -  Central Nervous System
DNA -  Deoxyribonucleic Acid
ECG -  Electrocardiogram
ESPAD -  The European School Survey Project on Alcohol and Other Drugs
EVA -  Especially Vulnerable Adolescents
EVR -  Early Virological Response
HAART -  Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy
HIT -  High-Intensity Therapy
HIV -  Human Immunodeficiency Virus
HSV -  Herpes Simplex Virus
IB -  Immunoblot
IDU -  Injecting Drug Users
IEA -  Immune-Enzyme Assay
IRIS -  Immune Reconstitution Inflammatory Syndrome
MARA -  Most-At-Risk Adolescents
MH -  Ministry of Health
NCAP -  National Center for AIDS Prevention
NGO -  Nongovernmental Organization
ODD -  Oppositional Defiant Disorder
OI -  Opportunistic Infection
PCR -  Polymerase Chain Reaction
PEP -  Post Exposure Prevention
RNA -  Ribonucleic Acid
STI -  Sexually Transmitted Infection
SVR -  Sustained Virological Response
TDM -  Therapeutic Drug Monitoring
VL -  Virus Load
VCT -  Voluntary Counseling and Testing
WHO -  World Health Organization