LOINC
Version 2.72

88138-3Herpes simplex virus DNA [Presence] in Cornea or Conjunctiva by NAA with probe detectionActive

Part Descriptions

LP14558-8   Herpes simplex virus
The herpes simplex virus (HSV) manifests itself in two common viral infections, each marked by painful, watery blisters in the skin or mucous membranes (such as the mouth or lips) or on the genitals. The disease is contagious, particularly during an outbreak, and is incurable with present technology. An infection on the lips is commonly known as a cold sore or fever blister. These are sometimes confused with canker sores or aphthous ulcers, which have a similar appearance; these appear inside the mouth and are not caused by the herpes simplex virus. When not symptomatic HSV lies dormant in nerve cells, growing along the axons of the skin during an outbreak. When the outbreak has passed, the virus 'dies back' along the nerve until it is only present in the nerve body. The dormancy of the virus within the nerve bodies contributes to the difficulty of treatment. Copyright Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License. See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/ for details. Source: Wikipedia, Herpes simplex virus (Wikipedia)

LP264599-4   Cornea/Conjunctiva
The "Cornea/Conjunctiva" System in LOINC encompasses both the cornea and conjunctiva, which are contiguous structures in front of the eye. This System is used for LOINC terms that represent tests run on either corneal or conjunctival specimens (e.g., swabs) and does not imply that both the corneal and conjunctiva were sampled in any given instance. Source: Regenstrief LOINC

Fully-Specified Name

Component
Herpes simplex virus DNA
Property
PrThr
Time
Pt
System
Cornea/Conjunctiva
Scale
Ord
Method
Probe.amp.tar

Additional Names

Short Name
HSV DNA Corn/Cnjt Ql NAA+probe
Display Name
HSV DNA NAA+probe Ql (Corn/Cnjt)
Consumer Name Alpha
Herpes simplex virus (HSV), Cornea or Conjunctiva

Example Answer List LL744-4

Source: Regenstrief Institute

Answer Code Score Answer ID
Detected LA11882-0
Not detected LA11883-8

Basic Attributes

Class
MICRO
Type
Laboratory
First Released
Version 2.63
Last Updated
Version 2.63
Order vs. Observation
Both

Member of these Panels

LOINC Long Common Name
88569-9 Ocular pathogens panel - Cornea or Conjunctiva Qualitative by NAA with probe detection

Language Variants Get Info

zh-CNChinese (China)
单纯疱疹病毒 DNA:存在情况或阈值:时间点:角膜/结膜:序数型:探针法.基因扩增.靶向
fr-FRFrench (France)
Herpes simplex virus ADN:Présence/Seuil:Ponctuel:Cornée/conjonctive:Qualitatif:PCR amplification de cible
it-ITItalian (Italy)
Herpes simplex, virus DNA:PrThr:Pt:Cornea/Congiuntiva:Ord:Sonda.amp.tar
es-MXSpanish (Mexico)
ADN del virus del herpes simplex:Presencia o umbral:Punto temporal:Córnea o conjuntiva:Ordinal:Amplificación de ácidos nucleicos con detección de sonda
es-ESSpanish (Spain)
Virus Herpes simplex ADN:PrThr:Punto temporal:Cornea/conjuntiva:Ord:Sonda con amplificación dirigida

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