Version 2.73

44569-2Influenza virus B Ab [Presence] in Body fluidActive

Part Descriptions

LP14240-3   Influenza virus 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. While having a close phylogenetic relationship, influenza virus types A and B manifest very differently. While IAV infects birds, humans and other mammals, influenza B only infects humans and seals. Although both viruses cause human respiratory infection seasonally in temperate climate regions and more continually in the tropics, influenza B is normally less prevalent and causes less severe disease than IAV viruses. Research is ongoing to determine the evolutionary and epidemiological factors that shape the genetic diversity of influenza B virus. [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 In contrast to "Body fld", the System "Asp" in LOINC represents the fluid withdrawn during an aspiration procedure from an abnormal collection of fluid, such as from an abscess or cyst.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, B blood group

Fully-Specified Name

Influenza virus B Ab
Body fld

Additional Names

Short Name
Display Name
FLUBV Ab Ql (Body fld)
Consumer Name Alpha
Influenza B (Flu B) antibody, Body fluid

Basic Attributes

First Released
Version 2.17
Last Updated
Version 2.56
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.
Order vs. Observation

Member of these Groups

LG32757-3 Influenza virus

Language Variants Get Info

zh-CNChinese (China)
流感病毒 B 型 抗体:存在情况或阈值:时间点:体液:序数型:
nl-NLDutch (Netherlands)
Influenzavirus B As:aanwezigheid:moment:lichaamsvocht:ordinaal:
et-EEEstonian (Estonia)
B-gripi viirus antikehad:PrThr:Pt:Fx:Ord:
fr-BEFrench (Belgium)
Virus de l'influenza B Ac:PrThr:Temps ponctuel:Liquide biologique:Ordinal:
fr-CAFrench (Canada)
Virus de l'influenza B , Ac:Présence-Seuil:Temps ponctuel:Liquide biologique:Ordinal:
fr-FRFrench (France)
Influenza virus B Ac:Présence/Seuil:Ponctuel:Liquide biologique:Qualitatif:
it-ITItalian (Italy)
Influenza B, virus Ab:PrThr:Pt:Liquido corporeo:Ord:
pt-BRPortuguese (Brazil)
Influenza vírus B Ac:ACnc:Pt:LiqOrg:Ord:
ru-RURussian (Russian Federation)
Грипп вирус В Ат:PrThr:ТчкВрм:Тело ждк:Пор:
es-MXSpanish (Mexico)
Virus de la influenza B Ab:Presencia o umbral:Punto temporal:Fluído corporal:Ordinal:
es-ESSpanish (Spain)
Virus Influenza B Anticuerpos:PrThr:Punto temporal:Fluido corporal:Ord:
tr-TRTurkish (Turkey)
İnfluenza virüsü B Ab:MevcEşik:Zmlı:Vücut sv:Srl:

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