What does ABT stand for?

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    Hi, I am a new graduate and just started working in LTC...I also just moved to a new state, and have noticed that different slang and abbreviations are used here.
    Anyways, the nurses there are always saying "abt/gingivitis...abt/uti"...
    What are they talking about????
    I thought 'abt' stood for autologous blood transfusion.

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    Antibiotic therapy.
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    check with your staff educator for a list of approved abbreviations....
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    Quote from tarag
    The patient is receiving antibiotic therapy for gingivitis.
    Quote from tarag
    The patient is receiving antibiotic therapy for a urinary tract infection.

    ABT = Antibiotic Therapy

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