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Avoid the use of abbreviations in the title and subtitle, unless space considerations require an exception (see the first example below) or unless the title or subtitle includes the name of a group that is best known by its acronym (see the second example below). In both cases, the abbreviation should be expanded in the abstract and at first appearance in the text. (See also 10.6, Capitalization, Acronyms and Initialisms, and 14.0, Abbreviations.)

Prevalence of HIV-1 in Blood Donations Following Implementation of a Structured Blood Safety Policy in South Africa

Reporting of Noninferiority and Equivalence Randomized Trials: An Extension of the CONSORT Statement

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