Cystic Fibrosis

CF: Acronyms and Abbreviations (2019)

The following terms are used throughout the Cystic Fibrosis (CF) guideline and systematic review.

Abbreviation Terms
%ile  Percentile
 25-OHD  25-Hydroxyvitamin D
 ADP  Air displacement plethysmolography
 BIA  Bioelectrical impedance analysis
 BMI  Body mass index
 CDC  Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
 CF  Cystic Fibrosis
 CFF  Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
 CFRD  Cystic fibrosis-related diabetes
 CFTR  Cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator
 CGMS  Continuous glucose monitoring system
 CI  Confidence interval
 DEXA  Dual-energy x-ray aborptiometry
 DHA  Docosahexaenoic acid
 DIOS  Distal intestinal obstruction syndrome
 DM  Diabetes mellitus
 EFAs  Essential fatty acids
 ESRD  End-stage renal disease
 FEV1  Forced expiratory volume in one second
 FVC  Forced vital capacity
 g  Grams
 GI  Gastrointestinal
 HFA  Height-for-age
 HR  Hazard ratio
 HRQol  Health-related quality of life
 IQR  Interquartile range
 IV  Intravenous
 LA  Linoleic acid
 MD  Mean difference
 mmol  Millimole
 MUAC  Mid-upper arm circumference
 MUFA Monounsaturated fatty acid
 NCHS  National Center for Health Statistics
 NFPE  Nutrition focused physical exam
 NR  Not reported
 NS  Not significant
 NPV  Negative predictive values
 OR  Odds ratio
 PERT  Pancreatic enzyme replacement therapy
 PI  Pancreatic insufficient
 PPV  Positive predictive values
 PS  Pancreatic sufficient
 PUFA  Polyunsaturated fatty acid
 QoL  Quality of life
 RCT  Randomized controlled trial
 RDI  Reference daily intake
 SD  Standard deviation
 SE  Standard error
 SEM  Standard error of the mean
 SES  Socio-economic status
 T:T  Triene:tetranene ratio
 TAG  Triacylglycerol
 WFA  Weight-for-age
 WFH  Weight-for-height
 WFL  Weigt-for-length
 WHO  World Health Organization


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