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Thank you for the follow-up.

The answer has three parts:

  1. "yd" is not a short-form combination and so would not require an ELI regardless.
  2. A short-form combination like "yr" (for "year") would need an ELI according to Nemeth Code
  3. If "yr" (or a similar abbreviation that corresponds to a short-form combination) were used within Nemeth Code switch indicators, then you are correct that we should use the ELI with it when it is in a "single letter" circumstance as defined by the Nemeth Code.