ARCHIVED - Canadian National Report on Immunization, 2006


Volume: 32S3 - November 2006

ANNEX 2 : List of Abbreviations and Acronyms

ACCA Advisory Committee on Causality Assessment
AEFI Adverse event following immunization
AFP Acute flaccid paralysis
AIVP Automated Identification of Vaccine Products
CAEFISS Canadian Adverse Event Following Immunization Surveillance System
CCDR Canada Communicable Disease Report
CDC US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
CIHR Canadian Institutes of Health Research
CIRN Canadian Immunization Registry Network
CIC Canadian Immunization Committee
CNCI Canadian Nursing Coalition on Immunization
CPS Canadian Paediatric Society
CPSP Canadian Paediatric Surveillance Program
CRI Congenital rubella infection
CRS Congenital rubella syndrome
DTaP Diphtheria, tetanus, acellular pertussis infant vaccine
EHSSS Enhanced Hepatitis Strain Surveillance System
F/P/T Federal/Provincial/Territorial
FNIHB First Nations and Inuit Health Branch
GBS Guillain-Barré syndrome
HB Hepatitis B vaccine
HBV Hepatitis B virus
HHE Hypotonic-hyporesponsive episode
Hib Haemophilus influenzae type b
HMDB Hospital Morbidity Database
HPV Human papillomavirus
ICS International Circumpolar Surveillance
ILI Influenza-like illness
IMD Invasive meningococcal disease
IMPACT Immunization Monitoring Program, ACTive
Inf Influenza vaccine
IPD Invasive pneumococcal disease
IPV Inactivated poliovirus vaccine
IRID Immunization and Respiratory Infections Division
KAB Knowledge, attitudes and beliefs
LTCF Long-term care facility
Men-C Meningococcal conjugate vaccine
Men-P Meningococcal polysaccharide vaccine
MMR Measles/mumps/rubella vaccine
NACI National Advisory Committee on Immunization
NDRS Notifiable Diseases Reporting System
NICS National Immunization Coverage Survey
NIS National Immunization Strategy
OPV Oral poliovirus vaccine
ORS Oculo-respiratory syndrome
PAHO Pan-American Health Organization
PHAC Public Health Agency of Canada
Pneu-C-7 7-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine
Pneu-P-23 23-valent pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine
RVDSS Respiratory Virus Detection Surveillance System
SARS Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome
Td Tetanus, diphtheria adult vaccine
Tdap Tetanus, diphtheria, acellular pertussis adult vaccine
UNICEF United National Children's Fund
VAAES Vaccine Associated Adverse Events Surveillance System
Var Varicella vaccine
VIDS Vaccine Identification Database System
VPRIS Vaccine-Preventable and Respiratory Infections Surveillance working group
VSWG Vaccine Supply Working Group
WHO World Health Organization
WPV Wild polio virus

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