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33694-1Clostridium botulinum [Presence] in Unspecified specimen by Organism specific cultureActive

Part Descriptions

LP20795-8   Clostridium botulinum
Clostridium botulinum is a bacterium that produces the toxin botulin , the causative agent in botulism. It is included in the genus Clostridium , a major group of Gram-positive forms. C. botulinum was first recognized and isolated in 1896 by Emile van Ermengem and is commonly found in soil. These rod-shaped organisms grow best in low-oxygen conditions. They form spores that allow them to survive in a dormant state until exposed to conditions that can support their growth. Subtypes:Each of the seven subtypes of C. botulinum produces a different botulin toxin. These are labeled with letters and are called A to G types. Types C and D are not human pathogens. A mouse protection test determines the type of C. botulinum present using monoclonal antibodies. In the United States, outbreaks are primarily due to types A or B, which are found in soil, or type E, which is found in fish. Optimum temperature for types A and B is 35-40° C. Minimum pH is 4.6. Copyright Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License. See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/ for details. Source: Wikipedia, Clostridium botulinum (Wikipedia)

LP20795-8   Clostridium botulinum
A species of anaerobic, gram-positive, rod-shaped bacteria in the family Clostridiaceae that produces proteins with characteristic neurotoxicity. It is the etiologic agent of BOTULISM in humans, wild fowl, HORSES; and CATTLE. Seven subtypes (sometimes called antigenic types, or strains) exist, each producing a different botulinum toxin (BOTULINUM TOXINS). The organism and its spores are widely distributed in nature. Source: National Library of Medicine, MeSH 2006

LP6429-7   Organism specific culture
An organism-specific culture contains nutrients that optimize the growth of a specific organism and inhibitors that prevent the growth of competing organisms. Source: Regenstrief LOINC

Fully-Specified Name

Component
Clostridium botulinum
Property
PrThr
Time
Pt
System
XXX
Scale
Ord
Method
Organism specific culture

Additional Names

Short Name
C bot XXX Ql Cult
Display Name
C. botulinum Org specific cx Ql (Unsp spec)

Basic Attributes

Class
MICRO
Type
Laboratory
First Released
Version 2.09
Last Updated
Version 2.65
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.; Updated Answer list type from NORMATIVE to EXAMPLE because the Answers in the list (Positive, Negative) are only examples of possible answers and not an exclusive list
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

Member of these Groups

LG41628-5 Clostridium botulinum

Language Variants Get Info

zh-CNChinese (CHINA)
肉毒梭菌:存在情况或阈值:时间点:XXX:序数型:微生物特异性培养
nl-NLDutch (NETHERLANDS)
Clostridium botulinum:aanwezigheid:moment:XXX:ordinaal:organisme-specifieke kweek
fr-BEFrench (BELGIUM)
Clostridium botulinum:PrThr:Temps ponctuel:XXX:Ordinal:Culture spécifique de microorganisme
fr-CAFrench (CANADA)
Clostridium botulinum:Présence-Seuil:Temps ponctuel:XXX:Ordinal:Culture spécifique à un microorganisme
fr-FRFrench (FRANCE)
Clostridium botulinum:Présence/Seuil:Ponctuel:Milieux divers:Qualitatif:Culture spécifique
fr-CHFrench (SWITZERLAND)
frottis--C. botulinum; ; culture spécifique
de-ATGerman (AUSTRIA)
Clostridium botulinum ql. Kultur /SM
de-CHGerman (SWITZERLAND)
Abstrich--C. botulinum; ; spezifische Kultur
it-ITItalian (ITALY)
Clostridium botulinum:PrThr:Pt:XXX:Ord:Organismo, coltura specifica
it-CHItalian (SWITZERLAND)
striscio--C. botulinum; ; coltura specifica
ko-KRKorean (KOREA, REPUBLIC OF)
클로스트리디움 보튤리늄:임의농도:검사시점:XXX:순위척도:균 특이 배양
pt-BRPortuguese (BRAZIL)
Clostridium botulinum:ACnc:Pt:XXX:Ord:Cultura para microorganismo específico
ru-RURussian (RUSSIAN FEDERATION)
Clostridium botulinum:PrThr:ТчкВрм:XXX:Пор:Культура специфичного оранизма
es-ARSpanish (ARGENTINA)
Clostridium botulinum:concentración arbitraria:punto en el tiempo:XXX:ordinal:cultivo de organismo específico
es-ESSpanish (SPAIN)
Clostridium botulinum:PrThr:Punto temporal:XXX:Ord:Cultivos especíificos
es-CHSpanish (SWITZERLAND)
frotis--C. botulinum; ; cultivo especifico
tr-TRTurkish (TURKEY)
Clostridium botulinum:MevcEşik:Zmlı:XXX:Srl:Etken spesifik kültür

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