Table 7

Top 20 most frequent SF-LF pairs extracted from 17,551,165 PubMed abstracts

Rank

Short Form

Long Form

Frequency

Class


1

CI

confidence interval

36142

Statistical Measure

2

PCR

polymerase chain reaction

26951

Experimental Technique

3

NO

nitric oxide

25229

Medical Relevance

4

CT

computed tomography

20084

Experimental Technique

5

HIV

human immunodeficiency virus

20027

Virus Studied

6

LPS

lipopolysaccharide

20027

Experimental Technique

7

OR

odds ratio

19914

Statistical Measure

8

MRI

magnetic resonance imaging

19396

Experimental Technique

9

IL

interleukin

16934

Medical Relevance

10

CNS

central nervous system

15915

Medical Relevance

11

BMI

body mass index

15614

Clinical Observation

12

RA

rheumatoid arthritis

14221

Medical Relevance

13

AD

Alzheimer's disease

14103

Medical Relevance

14

PKC

protein kinase C

13958

Medical Relevance

15

ELISA

enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay

13946

Experimental Technique

16

CSF

cerebrospinal fluid

13815

Medical Relevance

17

DA

dopamine

11297

Medical Relevance

18

BP

blood pressure

10991

Clinical Observation

19

MR

magnetic resonance

10973

Experimental Technique

20

HCV

hepatitis C virus

10944

Virus Studied


Kuo et al. BMC Bioinformatics 2009 10(Suppl 15):S7   doi:10.1186/1471-2105-10-S15-S7

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