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LP14576-0   Stomatocytes
Stomatocytes are red blood cells (rbcs) with an oval or rectangular area of central pallor, looking like a "mouth" on a stained blood smear differential. The indentation on one side of the red cell is missing. Stomatocytes usually have altered permeability and increased cell volume. Stomatocytes tend to get trapped in the spleen and other organs, resulting in hemolysis. 40-60% of rbcs may be stomatocytes in patients with hereditary stomatocytosis. Increased numbers of stomatocytes are seen with liver disease, electrolyte imbalance, and hereditary stomatocytosis. Stomatocytes may also be seen as an artifact on a drying blood smear, but they should only be seen on some areas on the periphery of the blood smear. Information from UpToDate, accessed 2007 02 26 and (NYS Department of Health) accessed 2006 11 17. Source: Regenstrief Institute

Reference Information

Type Source Reference
Mapping Guidance Regenstrief Help Most laboratories will report such findings as answers in their RBC morphology term [LOINC: 6742-1]. Others will report each observed finding as a separate variable, such as this one, and assign values of 1+, 2+, 3+. Mapper’s Guide for the Top 2000 plus LOINC Laboratory Observations

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Stomatocytes Bld Ql Smear
Display Name
Stomatocytes LM Ql (Bld)
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Stomatocytes, Blood

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Version 1.0i
Last Updated
Version 2.73
Change Reason
The PrThr property is used for LOINC terms whose results are reported using an ordered categorical scale, regardless of whether or not an internal threshold was used to make that determination. This change was approved by the Laboratory LOINC Committee in June 2016.
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Member of these Panels

LOINC Long Common Name
57782-5 CBC W Ordered Manual Differential panel - Blood
57022-6 CBC W Reflex Manual Differential panel - Blood
24361-8 Deprecated Hemogram, platelets & Differential panel in Blood
34527-2 Deprecated Hemogram, Platelets, Differential & Reticulocyte panel in Blood
58408-6 Erythrocyte morphology panel - Blood
24359-2 Hemogram without Platelets and with Manual Differential panel - Blood
48808-0 Leukogram panel - Blood
24318-8 Manual Differential panel - Blood
34994-4 Smear morphology panel - Blood

Language Variants Get Info

Tag Language Translation
de-DE German (Germany) Stomatozyten:Nachweis oder Schwellenwert:Zeitpunkt:Blut:Ordinal:Mikroskopie.Licht
de-AT German (Austria) Synonyms: Stomatozyten ql. mi.
es-MX Spanish (Mexico) Estomatocitos:Presencia o umbral:Punto temporal:Sangre:Ordinal:Microscopía óptica
es-AR Spanish (Argentina) estomatocitos:concentración arbitraria:punto en el tiempo:sangre:ordinal:microscopia.luz
es-ES Spanish (Spain) Estomatocitos:PrThr:Punto temporal:Sangre:Ord:Microscopía de luz
et-EE Estonian (Estonia) Stomatotsüüt:PrThr:Pt:B:Ord:Valgusmikroskoopia
Synonyms: Järgarvuline Juhuslik Veri
fr-CA French (Canada) Stomatocytes:Présence-Seuil:Temps ponctuel:Sang:Ordinal:Microscopie.fond clair
fr-BE French (Belgium) Stomatocytes:PrThr:Temps ponctuel:Sang:Ordinal:Microscopie.fond clair
fr-FR French (France) Stomatocytes:Présence/Seuil:Ponctuel:Sang:Qualitatif:Microscopie optique
it-IT Italian (Italy) Stomatociti:PrThr:Pt:Sangue:Ord:Microscopia.ottica
Synonyms: Ematologia (coagulazione) conta differenziale Microscopia ottica Presenza o Soglia Punto nel tempo (episodio) Sangue
ko-KR Korean (Korea, Republic Of) 입모양적혈구:임의농도:검사시점:전혈:순위척도:편광현미경
nl-NL Dutch (Netherlands) stomatocyten:aanwezigheid:moment:bloed:ordinaal:microscopie.licht
Synonyms: lichtmicroscopie
pt-BR Portuguese (Brazil) Estomatócitos:ACnc:Pt:SgTotal:Ord:Microscopia optica
Synonyms: Stomatocyte; Fish mouth cell; Arbitrary concentration; Point in time; Random; Blood; WB; Whole blood; Ql; Ordinal; QL; Qualitative; Qual; Screen; Micro; LM; Micros; Microscopic; HEMATOLOGY/CELL COUNTS; HEMATOLOGY/CELL COUNTS
ru-RU Russian (Russian Federation) Стоматоциты:PrThr:ТчкВрм:Кр:Пор:Микроскопия.световой
Synonyms: Кровь Порядковый Точка во времени;Момент
tr-TR Turkish (Turkey) Stomatositler:MevcEşik:Zmlı:Kan:Srl:Mikroskopi.ışık
Synonyms: Mevcut
uk-UA Ukrainian (Ukraine) Стоматоцити:Наявність або Поріг:МоментЧасу:Кров:Порядково:Мікроскопія. світлова
Synonyms: Blood; Fish mouth cell; HEMATOLOGY/CELL COUNTS; LM; Micro; Micros; Microscopic; Ordinal; Point in time; PR; QL; Qual; Qualitative; Random; Screen; Stomatocyte; WB; Whole blood
zh-CN Chinese (China) 口形红细胞:存在情况或阈值:时间点:全血:序数型:显微镜检查.光学
Synonyms: 依次型;分类顺序型;定性的;序数型(或称等级型);性质上的;有序型;有序性分类应答;有序性分类结果;秩次型;等级型;筛查;顺序型 光学显微镜方法;光学显微镜方法.光学;光学显微镜检;光学显微镜检.光学;光学显微镜检查;光镜检查;光镜检查.光学;光镜法;显微镜检查.普通光学;普通光学显微镜检查;镜检;镜检.光学 存在情况;存在;存在与否;是否存在;阈值;界值;界限;阀值;临界值;存在情况(存在、存在与否、是否存在)或阈值(界值、界限、阀值、临界值) 时刻;随机;随意;瞬间 显微学;显微术;显微镜学;显微镜检术;显微镜检查;显微镜检查方法;显微镜检查法;显微镜检查类方法;显微镜检查类检验方法;显微镜法;镜检;镜检术;镜检法 血;血液 血液学/细胞计数;血液学与细胞计数

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