Version 2.73

44010-7Influenza virus A and B Ab [Interpretation] in Body fluidActive

Part Descriptions

LP36662-2   Influenza virus A & B
Influenza virus from the family Orthomyxoviridae are enveloped negative-strand RNA viruses with segmented genomes containing seven to eight gene segments. Of the five genera in the family, only influenza A virus (IAV), influenza B and C viruses are medically relevant to humans. Influenza A and B viruses have a similar structure whereby these viruses each contain eight discrete single-stranded RNA gene segments, each encoding at least one protein. Aquatic birds harboring avian IAV are the likely natural reservoir for all known IAV subtypes and are probably the original source of all human pandemic IAV strains. IAV maintained in wild birds have been associated with stable host switch events to novel hosts including most often to domestic poultry but also to horses, swine, toothed whales and humans, among other species. Although influenza virus B has been isolated from seals, type B is isolated almost always from humans. Influenza C virus has been isolated from pigs and dogs. While influenza B and C virus also cause illness in humans, host switch events and high mutation rates among IAV types causes respiratory infections in humans ranging from asymptomatic to fatal and are the cause of the influenza pandemics in the 20th and 21st centuries. Pandemics are attributed to "novel" viruses which possess a viral hemagglutinin (HA) to which humans do not have immunity. [PMID:25812763] [CDC:flu/about/viruses/types] Source: Regenstrief LOINC

LP7238-1   Body fld
The LOINC "Body fld" System represents body fluids other than serum, plasma, blood, urine, and cerebrospinal fluid. When a LOINC term with the System "Body fld" is used, the specific specimen source or body fluid type should be reported elsewhere with the result. Where more specific terms for pleural, peritoneal, synovial fluid, etc. exist, we encourage you to use the more specific terms. In contrast to "Body fld", the System "Asp" in LOINC represents the fluid withdrawn during an aspiration procedure from an abnormal collection of fluid, such as from an abscess or cyst. "Asp" is used for abnormal fluid collections that are aspirated, while "Body fld" is used for named body fluids, such as synovial fluid or peritoneal fluid, that are not inherently pathologic. Source: Regenstrief LOINC

Fully-Specified Name

Influenza virus A & B Ab
Body fld

Additional Names

Short Name
Display Name
FLUAV and FLUBV Ab (Body fld) [Interp]
Consumer Name Alpha
Influenza A and B antibody, Body fluid

Basic Attributes

First Released
Version 2.17
Last Updated
Version 2.73
Order vs. Observation
Common US Lab Results Rank

Member of these Groups

LG32757-3 Influenza virus

Language Variants Get Info

zh-CNChinese (China)
流感病毒 A 型与 B 型 抗体:印象:时间点:体液:名义型:
nl-NLDutch (Netherlands)
Influenzavirus A & B As:interpretatie:moment:lichaamsvocht:nominaal:
fr-BEFrench (Belgium)
Virus de l'influenza A & B Ac:Impression/interprétation d'étude:Temps ponctuel:Liquide biologique:Nominal:
fr-CAFrench (Canada)
Virus de l'influenza A & B , Ac:Impression/interprétation d'étude:Temps ponctuel:Liquide biologique:Nominal:
fr-FRFrench (France)
Influenza virus A et B Ac:Interprétation:Ponctuel:Liquide biologique:Résultat nominal:
it-ITItalian (Italy)
Influenza A & B, virus Ab:Imp:Pt:Liquido corporeo:Nom:
pt-BRPortuguese (Brazil)
Influenza vírus A & B Ac:Imp:Pt:LiqOrg:Nom:
ru-RURussian (Russian Federation)
Грипп вирус A & B Ат:Впчт:ТчкВрм:Тело ждк:Ном:
es-MXSpanish (Mexico)
Virus de la influenza A y B Ab:Impresión / interpretación del estudio:Punto temporal:Fluído corporal:Nominal:
es-ESSpanish (Spain)
Virus de la gripe A y B Anticuerpos:Impresión/interpretación del estudio:Punto temporal:Fluido corporal:Nom:
tr-TRTurkish (Turkey)
İnfluenza virüsü A ve B Ab:İzlnm:Zmlı:Vücut sv:Snf:

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