LOINC
Version 2.67

13961-8Mercury [Presence] in 24 hour UrineActive

Part Descriptions

LP14344-3   Mercury
Mercury is a naturally occurring metal which has several forms. The metallic mercury is a shiny, silver-white, odorless liquid. If heated, it is a colorless, odorless gas. Mercury combines with other elements, such as chlorine, sulfur, or oxygen, to form inorganic mercury compounds or "salts," which are usually white powders or crystals. Mercury also combines with carbon to make organic mercury compounds. The most common one, methylmercury, is produced mainly by microscopic organisms in the water and soil. More mercury in the environment can increase the amounts of methylmercury that these small organisms make.
Metallic mercury is used to produce chlorine gas and caustic soda, and is also used in thermometers, dental fillings, and batteries. Mercury salts are sometimes used in skin lightening creams and as antiseptic creams and ointments. [CDC: Mercury] Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, CDC: Mercury

LP14344-3   Mercury
The nervous system is very sensitive to all forms of mercury. Methylmercury and metallic mercury vapors are more harmful than other forms, because more mercury in these forms reaches the brain. Exposure to high levels of metallic, inorganic, or organic mercury can permanently damage the brain, kidneys, and developing fetus. Effects on brain functioning may result in irritability, shyness, tremors, changes in vision or hearing, and memory problems. Short-term exposure to high levels of metallic mercury vapors may cause effects including lung damage, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, increases in blood pressure or heart rate, skin rashes, and eye irritation.[CDC: Toxfaqs] Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, CDC: Toxfaqs

Fully-Specified Name

Component
Mercury
Property
PrThr
Time
24H
System
Urine
Scale
Ord
Method

Additional Names

Short Name
Mercury 24h Ur Ql
Display Name
Mercury Ql (24H U)

Basic Attributes

Class
DRUG/TOX
Type
Laboratory
First Released
Version 1.0k
Last Updated
Version 2.56
Change Reason
The Property has been changed from ACnc to reflect the new model for ordinal terms where results are based on a cut-off value.; 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.
Order vs. Observation
Both

Example Answer List LL360-9

Source: Regenstrief Institute

Answer Code Score Answer ID
Positive Copyright http://snomed.info/sct ID:10828004 Positive (qualifier value) LA6576-8
Negative Copyright http://snomed.info/sct ID:260385009 Negative (qualifier value) LA6577-6

Language Variants Get Info

zh-CNChinese (CHINA)
汞:存在情况或阈值:24小时:尿液:序数型:
nl-NLDutch (NETHERLANDS)
kwik:aanwezigheid:24 uur:urine:ordinaal:
et-EEEstonian (ESTONIA)
Elavhõbe:PrThr:24 tunni:U:Ord:
fr-BEFrench (BELGIUM)
Mercure:PrThr:24 h:Urine:Ordinal:
fr-CAFrench (CANADA)
Mercure:Présence-Seuil:24 h:Urine:Ordinal:
fr-FRFrench (FRANCE)
Mercure:Présence/Seuil:24H:Urine:Qualitatif:
it-ITItalian (ITALY)
Mercurio:PrThr:24h:Urine:Ord:
ko-KRKorean (KOREA, REPUBLIC OF)
수은:임의농도:24시간:뇨:순위척도:
pt-BRPortuguese (BRAZIL)
Mercúrio:ACnc:24H:Urina:Ord:
ru-RURussian (RUSSIAN FEDERATION)
Ртуть:PrThr:24 часа:Моча:Пор:
es-ARSpanish (ARGENTINA)
mercurio:concentración arbitraria:24 horas:orina:ordinal:
es-ESSpanish (SPAIN)
Mercurio:PrThr:24 horas:Orina:Ord:
tr-TRTurkish (TURKEY)
Civa:MevcEşik:24Sa:İdrar:Srl:

LOINC FHIR® API Example - CodeSystem Request Get Info

https://fhir.loinc.org/CodeSystem/$lookup?system=http://loinc.org&code=13961-8