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Term Description

The nasopharyngeal specimen is obtained from a swab placed high in the nasopharynx.
Source: Regenstrief LOINC

Part Descriptions

LP36602-8   Shell vial culture
Virus culture is often more sensitive than trying to detect viruses directly in clinical samples. Shell vial culture is a modification of the conventional cell culture technique for rapid detection of viruses in vitro. The technique involves inoculation of the clinical specimen on to cell monolayer grown on a cover slip in a shell vial culture tube, followed by low speed centrifugation and incubation. This system works on the principle that the low speed centrifugation enhances viral infectivity to the susceptible cells. It is thought that the minor trauma to the cell surface produced as a result of low speed centrifugation mechanical force enhances the viral entry in to the cells, which in turn reduces the total time taken for the virus to produce infection of cells. Virus may be detected by direct fluorescent antibody (DFA) or indirect fluorescent antibody (IFA) staining within hours or days of inoculation. Source: Regenstrief LOINC

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

Fully-Specified Name

Influenza virus A & B identified
Shell vial culture

Additional Names

Short Name
FLUAV + FLUBV Nph Shell Vial Cult
Display Name
FLUAV and FLUBV identified Shell vial culture Nom (Nph)
Consumer Name Alpha Get Info
Influenza A and B culture, Nasopharynx

Example Answer List: LL3796-1

Source: Diagnostic Hybrids
Answer Code Score Answer ID
No Influenza A virus, Influenza B virus, isolated in cell culture LA25510-1
Influenza A virus isolated in cell culture LA25511-9
Influenza B virus isolated in cell culture LA25512-7

Basic Attributes

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Last Updated
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LOINC Group Group Name
LG32757-3 Influenza virus

Language Variants Get Info

Tag Language Translation
de-DE German (Germany) Influenza-Virus A & B identifiziert:Nachweis oder Identität:Zeitpunkt:Nasopharynx:Nominal:Shell-Vial-Kultur
es-ES Spanish (Spain) Virus de la gripe A y B identificado:Presencia o identidad:Punto temporal:Nasofaringe:Nom:Cultivos en "shell vial"
es-MX Spanish (Mexico) Virus de influenza A y B identificados:Presencia o identidad:Punto temporal:Nasofaringe:Nominal:Cultivo de viales de concha
fr-CA French (Canada) Virus de l'influenza A & B , Identifiés:Présence ou identité:Temps ponctuel:Nasopharynx:Nominal:Culture sur lame en flacon
fr-FR French (France) Inosine triphosphate pyrophosphatase:Identification:Ponctuel:Nasopharynx:Résultat nominal:Culture fiole de coquille
fr-BE French (Belgium) Virus de l'influenza A & B Identifiées:Présence ou identité:Temps ponctuel:Nasopharynx:Nominal:Culture sur lame en flacon
Synonyms: FLU A virus FLU virus FLU virus A&B Identifiées
it-IT Italian (Italy) Influenza A & B, virus , identificato:Prid:Pt:Nph:Nom:Shell vial, coltura
Synonyms: Coltura Shell vial Microbiologia Presenza o Identità Punto nel tempo (episodio) Rinofaringe Virus dell''influenza Virus dell''influenza A Virus dell''influenza A & B Virus dell''influenza A+B
nl-NL Dutch (Netherlands) Influenzavirus A & B geïdentificeerd:identificator:moment:neusholte:nominaal:Shell vial'-kweek
pl-PL Polish (Poland) Wirus grypy A i B zidentyfikowany:wykrycie lub identyfikacja:punkt w czasie:nosogardziel:cecha:hodowla w fiolkach typu shell
Synonyms: Wirus grypy Wirus grypy typ A Wirus grypy typ A i B Wirus grypy typ A i B wykryto Wirus grypy typu A i B wykryty
zh-CN Chinese (China) 流感病毒 A 型与 B 型 已鉴定的:存在与否或特征标识:时间点:鼻咽:名义型:细胞培养瓶培养法
Synonyms: A & B 型流感病毒;A 与 B 型流感病毒;FLUAV & FLUBV;流感病毒 A 与 B 型;流感病毒甲 & 乙型;流感病毒甲 与 乙型;甲 & 乙型流感病毒;甲 与 乙型流感病毒 A 型 A 型流感;A 型流感病毒;FLUA;FLUAV;家禽鼠疫;流感 A;流感 A 型;流感甲型;流感病毒甲型;甲型流感;甲型流感病毒;瘟疫;禽流感;禽流行性感冒;禽疫;鸡瘟 A,B 型;AB 型 A+B 型流感病毒;FLUAV+FLUBV;流感病毒甲+乙型;甲+乙型流感病毒 B 型 FLUV;Influ;列性感冒病毒;流行性感冒病毒 SVC 法;SVCC 法;小孔细胞培养法;带盖小瓶培养法;平底小瓶培养法;平底小管培养法;快速组织培养方法;细胞培养瓶培养(Shell Vial Culture,SVC);细胞瓶培养法 传染毒;传染毒素;滤过性病原体;病毒类;过滤性病原体 分离出的;分离的;已分离的;检出的;经分离的;经过分离的;经过鉴定的;经鉴定的;鉴定的 分类型应答;分类型结果;名义性;名称型;名词型;名词性;标称性;没有自然次序的名义型或分类型应答 培养方法 存在;存在与否;特征标识;身份;身份标识 已鉴定的 FLUAV+FLUBV 已鉴定的A+B 型流感病毒 已鉴定的流感病毒 A+B 已鉴定的流感病毒甲+乙型 已鉴定的甲+乙型流感病毒 微生物学;微生物学试验;微生物学试验(培养、DNA、抗原及抗体) 时刻;随机;随意;瞬间 鼻咽标本;鼻咽部;鼻咽部标本

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