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Part Descriptions

LP19461-0   Clue cells
Clue cells are epithelial cells of the vagina and their distinctive stippled appearance is due to certain bacteria. They indicate bacterial vaginosis, particularly that caused by Gardnerella vaginalis, a group of Gram-negative bacteria. This bacterial infection gives a foul, fishy smelling yellow/grey frothy vaginal discharge. Often the vaginal pH is increased above 4.5. Copyright Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License. See for details. Source: Wikipedia, Wikipedia

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

Fully-Specified Name

Clue cells
Wet preparation

Additional Names

Short Name
Clue Cells Spec Ql Wet Prep
Display Name
Clue cells Wet prep Ql (Specimen)
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Clue cells, Specimen

Example Answer List: LL1162-8

Source: Regenstrief Institute
Answer Code Score Answer ID
NoneCopyright ID:260413007 None (qualifier value) LA137-2
RareCopyright ID:89292003 Rare (qualifier value) LA15679-6
FewCopyright ID:57176003 Few (qualifier value) LA15680-4
ModerateCopyright ID:260354000 Moderate number (qualifier value) LA6751-7
ManyCopyright ID:260396001 Numerous (qualifier value) LA15681-2

Basic Attributes

First Released
Version 2.09
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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Tag Language Translation
de-AT German (Austria) Synonyms: Clue Cells /SM
es-AR Spanish (Argentina) preparación en fresco:concentración arbitraria:punto en el tiempo:XXX:ordinal:WET PREPARATION
es-ES Spanish (Spain) Células Clue:PrThr:Punto temporal:XXX:Ord:Fresco
es-MX Spanish (Mexico) Células de pista:Presencia o umbral:Punto temporal:XXX:Ordinal:Preparación húmeda
et-EE Estonian (Estonia) Võtmerakud:PrThr:Pt:XXX:Ord:Märg preparaat
Synonyms: Clue rakud Järgarvuline Juhuslik Täpsustamata materjal
fr-CA French (Canada) Cellules Clue:Présence-Seuil:Temps ponctuel:XXX:Ordinal:Préparation humide
fr-FR French (France) Clue cells:Présence/Seuil:Ponctuel:Milieux divers:Qualitatif:État frais
fr-BE French (Belgium) Cellules Clue:PrThr:Temps ponctuel:XXX:Ordinal:Préparation humide
Synonyms: Cellule Clue, cellules vaginales infectées
it-IT Italian (Italy) Cellule clue:PrThr:Pt:XXX:Ord:Preparazione umida
Synonyms: Microbiologia Presenza o Soglia Punto nel tempo (episodio)
ko-KR Korean (Korea, Republic Of) 클루 세포:임의농도:검사시점:XXX:순위척도:젖은 표본
nl-NL Dutch (Netherlands) clue-cellen:aanwezigheid:moment:XXX:ordinaal:natte preparatie
pl-PL Polish (Poland) Komórki jeżowe:granica wykrywalności:punkt w czasie:XXX:półilościowy:preparatyka na mokro
Synonyms: Komórki jeżowe
pt-BR Portuguese (Brazil) Células guia:ACnc:Pt:XXX:Ord:Preparação à fresco
Synonyms: Vaginosis; Cell; Cellularity; Arbitrary concentration; Point in time; Random; Misc; Miscellaneous; Unspecified; Other; Ql; Ordinal; QL; Qualitative; Qual; Screen; Wet Prep; Wet mount; Wet prep; Microbiology
ru-RU Russian (Russian Federation) Ключевые клетки:PrThr:ТчкВрм:XXX:Пор:Влажный препарат
Synonyms: Микроскопическая диагностика бактериального вагиноза Порядковый Точка во времени;Момент
tr-TR Turkish (Turkey) İpucu hücreleri:MevcEşik:Zmlı:XXX:Srl:Islak preparat
Synonyms: Mevcut
zh-CN Chinese (China) 线索细胞:存在情况或阈值:时间点:XXX:序数型:湿片法
Synonyms: 不明的;其他;将在相应消息内其他部分之中加以详细说明;未作详细说明的;未作说明的;未做说明的标本;未加规定的;未加说明的标本;杂项 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 准备 准备工作 制剂 制备 前处理 加特纳菌性阴道炎;厌氧菌性阴道炎;阴道病;非特异性阴道炎 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) 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 标本 湿片;湿片制备;湿片制备法 细胞含量;细胞性;细胞性质;细胞构成;细胞类 配制 预先加工 预加工 预备

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