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LP40224-5   Microscopic observation
Microscopy is a technique that uses microscopes to examine very small objects, not seen by the naked eye. There are three well-known branches of microscopy: optical, electron and scanning probe microscopy. Copyright Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License. See for details. Source: Wikipedia, Microscopy

LP6760-5   Wet preparation
A wet preparation or wet mount is used to identify the cause of vaginosis, a general term for infections of the vagina. A drop of vaginal discharge is placed on a slide with a drop of liquid -usually water--which is then examined microscopically as an unstained wet mount or as a Gram-stained slide. The refractive index of the water improves the image quality. Wet mounts generally cannot be stored since the water evaporates. Glycerol or immersion oil can be used instead of water. Bacterial vaginosis, candidiasis and trichomoniasis are common diseases which may be diagnosed through a wet preparation. [Lab Tests Online Conditions:vaginitis/start/2] Source: Regenstrief LOINC

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Microscopic observation
Wet preparation

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Wet Prep Genital
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Microscopic observation Wet prep Nom (Genital specimen)
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Microscopic observation, Genital specimen

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LG34163-2 Microscopic observation|Prid|Sys:ANYGU

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es-AR Spanish (Argentina) preparación en fresco:presencia o identidad:punto en el tiempo:genital:Nominal:WET PREPARATION
es-ES Spanish (Spain) Observación microscópica:Presencia o identidad:Punto temporal:Genital:Nom:Fresco
es-MX Spanish (Mexico) Observación microscópica:Presencia o identidad:Punto temporal:Genital:Nominal:Preparación húmeda
fr-CA French (Canada) Observation microscopique:Présence ou identité:Temps ponctuel:Génital:Nominal:Préparation humide
fr-FR French (France) Observation microscopique:Identification:Ponctuel:Prélèvement génital:Résultat nominal:État frais
fr-BE French (Belgium) Observation microscopique:Présence ou identité:Temps ponctuel:Génital:Nominal:Préparation humide
it-IT Italian (Italy) Osservazione microscopica:Prid:Pt:Genitale:Nom:Preparazione umida
Synonyms: Microbiologia Presenza o Identità Punto nel tempo (episodio)
ko-KR Korean (Korea, Republic Of) 현미경적 관찰:존재:검사시점:생식기:명칭결과:젖은 표본
nl-NL Dutch (Netherlands) microscopische waarneming:identificator:moment:genitaal monster:nominaal:natte preparatie
pl-PL Polish (Poland) Obserwacja mikroskopowa:wykrycie lub identyfikacja:punkt w czasie:płciowy:cecha:preparatyka na mokro
pt-BR Portuguese (Brazil) Observação microscópica:Ident:Pt:Genital:Nom:Preparação à fresco
Synonyms: Identity or presence; Point in time; Random; Gen; Genital tract; Urogenit; Urogenital; Nominal; Wet Prep; Wet mount; Wet prep; Microbiology
ru-RU Russian (Russian Federation) Микроскопическое наблюдение:ПрИд:ТчкВрм:Генитальный:Ном:Влажный препарат
Synonyms: Номинальный;Именной Присутствие или Идентификация Точка во времени;Момент
tr-TR Turkish (Turkey) Mikroskopik inceleme:MevcKimlik:Zmlı:Genital:Snf:Islak preparat
zh-CN Chinese (China) 显微镜观察:存在与否或特征标识:时间点:生殖器:名义型:湿片法
Synonyms: 准备 准备工作 分类型应答;分类型结果;名义性;名称型;名词型;名词性;标称性;没有自然次序的名义型或分类型应答 制剂 制备 前处理 外生殖器;尿生殖;泌尿和生殖系统;泌尿生殖;泌尿生殖器;生殖器(多用于指男性的外生殖器);生殖器官;生殖道;男生殖器 存在;存在与否;特征标识;身份;身份标识 微生物学;微生物学试验;微生物学试验(培养、DNA、抗原及抗体) 时刻;随机;随意;瞬间 显微;镜下;显微的;镜下的;显微镜下的 显微观察;镜下观察 标本 湿片;湿片制备;湿片制备法 配制 预先加工 预加工 预备

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