Version 2.73

21262-1Escherichia coli shiga-like toxin [Presence] in Stool by ImmunoassayActive

Term Description

This assay detects clinically significant shiga-like toxins, including Stx1a and Stx2a, in stool by immunoassay methods.
Source: Regenstrief LOINC

Part Description

LP66842-3   Escherichia coli shiga-like toxin
Shiga-like toxin is generated by some strains of Escherichia coli, known as Stx-producing E. coli (STEC). Shiga-like toxins are named for their similarity to the AB5-type shiga toxin produced by the bacteria Shigella dysenteriae. There are two primary types, known as Stx1 (also Stx1a or SLT1) and Stx2 (also Stx2a or SLT2). Variants of Stx1 and Stx2 have been identified but they are rarely found in clinical specimens and few are clinically significant.[PMID:25530917] Shiga-like toxins are associated with hemolytic-uremic syndrome (HUS) in which patients present with thrombocytopenia, hemolytic anemia, and kidney failure.[PMID:6131302] Source: Regenstrief LOINC

Fully-Specified Name

Escherichia coli shiga-like toxin

Additional Names

Short Name
E coli SXT Stl Ql IA
Display Name
E. coli shiga-like toxin IA Ql (Stl)
Consumer Name Alpha
Escherichia coli shiga-like toxin, Stool

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

Basic Attributes

First Released
Version 1.0m
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.; The EIA method, which was always intended to cover more than just enzyme-linked immunoassay and whose display name for the long common name has always been Immunoassay, was renamed IA in order to eliminate ambiguity about whether the method has a broader meaning than just enzyme-linked immunoassay. Likewise, EIA.rapid was renamed IA.rapid. These changes were approved by the Laboratory LOINC Committee in June 2016.; Changed Component name from "Escherichia coli shiga-like" to "Escherichia coli shiga-like toxin" to align with current naming of E coli shiga-like toxins.
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Language Variants Get Info

zh-CNChinese (China)
nl-NLDutch (Netherlands)
Escherichia coli shiga toxine:aanwezigheid:moment:feces:ordinaal:immunoassay
et-EEEstonian (Estonia)
Escherichia coli shigatoksiin:PrThr:Pt:St:Ord:IA
fr-BEFrench (Belgium)
Escherichia coli shiga toxine:PrThr:Temps ponctuel:Selles:Ordinal:IA
fr-CAFrench (Canada)
Escherichia coli Shiga-like toxine:Présence-Seuil:Temps ponctuel:Selles:Ordinal:IA
fr-FRFrench (France)
Escherichia coli shiga-like toxine:Présence/Seuil:Ponctuel:Selles:Qualitatif:Immunoanalyse
de-DEGerman (Germany)
Escherichia coli Shiga-ähnliches Toxin:Nachweis oder Schwellenwert:Zeitpunkt:Stuhl:Ordinal:Immunoassay
it-ITItalian (Italy)
Escherichia coli, tossina di Shiga:PrThr:Pt:Feci:Ord:IA
ko-KRKorean (Korea, Republic of)
시가양 대장균:임의농도:검사시점:대변:순위척도:효소면역측정법
pt-BRPortuguese (Brazil)
Escherichia coli shiga-like:ACnc:Pt:Fezes:Ord:Imunoensaio
ru-RURussian (Russian Federation)
Escherichia coli shiga токсин:PrThr:ТчкВрм:Фекалии:Пор:IA
es-ARSpanish (Argentina)
Escherichia coli tipo Shiga:concentración arbitraria:punto en el tiempo:materia fecal:ordinal:enzimoinmunoanálisis
es-MXSpanish (Mexico)
Escherichia coli toxina similar a shiga:Presencia o umbral:Punto temporal:Heces:Ordinal:Inmunoensayo
es-ESSpanish (Spain)
Escherichia coli productor de toxina shiga:PrThr:Punto temporal:Heces:Ord:IA
tr-TRTurkish (Turkey)
Escherichia coli shiga toksin:MevcEşik:Zmlı:Dışkı:Srl:İA

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