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Term Description

The nature and number of epithelial cells are recorded along with the presence of bacteria, yeast, and other cells from a Gram stain on any part of the body where infection is suspected. Specimens include swab of abscess, cervical or vaginal swab, pus, throat or nose swab. Results are used for diagnosis, selection of antibiotics for treatment, and antimicrobial susceptibility testing.
Source: Regenstrief LOINC

Part Description

LP14043-1   Epithelial cells
Cells that line the inner and outer surfaces of the body by forming cellular layers (epithelium) or masses. Epithelial cells lining the skin, the mouth, the nose, and the anal canal derive from the ectoderm; those lining the respiratory and the digestive systems derive from the endoderm. The cardiovascular and lymphatic systems derive from the mesoderm. Source: National Library of Medicine, MeSH 2006

Fully-Specified Name

Epithelial cells
Gram stain

Additional Names

Short Name
Epi Cells Spec Ql Gram Stn
Display Name
Epithelial cells Gram stain Ql (Specimen)
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Epithelial 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 2.42
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.
Order vs. Observation
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Language Variants Get Info

Tag Language Translation
es-ES Spanish (Spain) Células epiteliales:PrThr:Punto temporal:XXX:Ord:Tinción de Gram
es-MX Spanish (Mexico) Células epiteliales:Presencia o umbral:Punto temporal:XXX:Ordinal:Tinción de Gram
et-EE Estonian (Estonia) Epiteelirakud:PrThr:Pt:XXX:Ord:Grami värv
Synonyms: Järgarvuline Juhuslik Täpsustamata materjal
fr-CA French (Canada) Cellules épithéliales:Présence-Seuil:Temps ponctuel:XXX:Ordinal:Coloration de Gram
fr-FR French (France) Cellules épithéliales:Présence/Seuil:Ponctuel:Milieux divers:Qualitatif:Coloration Gram
fr-BE French (Belgium) Cellules épithéliales:PrThr:Temps ponctuel:XXX:Ordinal:Coloration de Gram
it-IT Italian (Italy) Epiteliali, cellule:PrThr:Pt:XXX:Ord:Gram, colorazione
Synonyms: Cellule epiteliali Colorazione di Gram Ematologia (coagulazione) conta differenziale Presenza o Soglia Punto nel tempo (episodio)
nl-NL Dutch (Netherlands) epitheelcellen:aanwezigheid:moment:XXX:ordinaal:gramkleuring
pl-PL Polish (Poland) Komórki nabłonka:granica wykrywalności:punkt w czasie:XXX:półilościowy:barwienie Grama
pt-BR Portuguese (Brazil) Células epiteliais::Pt:XXX:Ord:Coloração de Gram
ru-RU Russian (Russian Federation) Эпителиальные клетки:PrThr:ТчкВрм:XXX:Пор:Грам окраска
Synonyms: Порядковый Точка во времени;Момент
tr-TR Turkish (Turkey) Epitel hücreleri:MevcEşik:Zmlı:XXX:Srl:Gram boyama
Synonyms: Mevcut
zh-CN Chinese (China) 上皮细胞:存在情况或阈值:时间点:XXX:序数型:革兰氏染色法
Synonyms: Gram 染色;Gram 染色法;Gram 氏染色;Gram 氏染色法;革兰染色;革兰染色法;革兰氏染色 上皮的 上皮细胞类 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 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) 时刻;随机;随意;瞬间 染法 染色方法 染色法 着色 着色方法 着色法 细胞含量;细胞性;细胞性质;细胞构成;细胞类 血液学/细胞计数;血液学与细胞计数

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