LOINC
Version 2.67

66746-9Specimen typeActive

Term Description

The LOINC Answer List provided with this term is an example. Other answer lists can be used, such as those drawn from SNOMED CT or the HL7 Version 2 Table 0487 for Specimen Type.[https://www.hl7.org/fhir/v2/0487/] It is recommended that the Specimen type be recorded in the SPM-4 segment of HL7 v2 messages or Specimen.type in FHIR rather than using a LOINC code.
Source: Regenstrief LOINC

Fully-Specified Name

Component
Specimen type
Property
Type
Time
Pt
System
Specimen
Scale
Nom
Method

Additional Names

Short Name
Specimen type
Display Name
Specimen type Nom (Spec)

Basic Attributes

Class
SPEC
Type
Laboratory
First Released
Version 2.38
Last Updated
Version 2.67
Order vs. Observation
Observation

Example Answer List LL1859-9

Source: Regenstrief Institute

Answer Code Score Answer ID
Amniotic fluid LA30056-8
Blood LA17759-4
Bone marrow LA21012-2
Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) LA30055-0
Hair LA30060-0
Kaolin modified blood LA17761-0
Kaolin-heparinase modified blood LA17762-8
Nail LA30061-8
Nasopharyngeal LA18005-1
Pericardial fluid LA13476-9
Peritoneal fluid LA13475-1
Plasma LA17760-2
Respiratory LA16975-7
Skin LA4332-8
Synovial fluid LA13477-7
Urine LA30054-3
Stool LA30063-4

Member of these Panels

LOINC Long Common Name
85735-9 Congenital rubella case report panel
89724-9 Minimum Data Set (MDS) for Public Health Emergency Operations Centers (EOC) [CDC Emergency Operations Centers]
69552-8 Thromboelastography after addtion of heparinase panel - Blood
67790-6 Thromboelastography panel - Blood

Language Variants Get Info

zh-CNChinese (CHINA)
标本类型:类型:时间点:标本:名义型:
nl-NLDutch (NETHERLANDS)
monstertype:type:moment:monster:nominaal:
fr-CAFrench (CANADA)
Type d'échantillon:Type:Temps ponctuel:Échantillon:Nominal:
fr-FRFrench (FRANCE)
Nature du prélèvement:Type:Ponctuel:Prélèvement:Résultat nominal:
de-ATGerman (AUSTRIA)
Material
it-ITItalian (ITALY)
Campione, tipo:Tipo:Pt:Campione:Nom:
ru-RURussian (RUSSIAN FEDERATION)
Образца тип:Тип:ТчкВрм:Образец:Ном:
es-ESSpanish (SPAIN)
Tipo de muestra:Tipo:Punto temporal:Especimen:Nom:
tr-TRTurkish (TURKEY)
Örnek tipi:Tip:Zmlı:Örnek:Snf:

LOINC FHIR® API Example - CodeSystem Request Get Info

https://fhir.loinc.org/CodeSystem/$lookup?system=http://loinc.org&code=66746-9