LOINC
Version 2.72

88251-4Methicillin resistance mecA gene [Presence] by Probe in Positive blood cultureDiscouraged

Status Information

Status
Discouraged
Comment
Recommend using the term with System Isolate/Specimen and Method Molgen that aligns with the new LOINC model for molecular resistance testing that was approved by Laboratory LOINC Committee in June 2018
Map-To Long Common Name Mapping Guidance
48813-0 Methicillin resistance mecA gene [Presence] by Molecular method

Fully-Specified Name

Component
Bacterial methicillin resistance mecA gene
Property
PrThr
Time
Pt
System
Bld.pos growth
Scale
Ord
Method
Probe

Additional Names

Short Name
mecA Bld Pos Ql Probe
Display Name
Methicillin resistance mecA gene Probe Ql (Pos bld culture)
Consumer Name Alpha
Methicillin resistance mecA gene, Infected blood

Example Answer List LL744-4

Source: Regenstrief Institute

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

Basic Attributes

Class
ABXBACT
Type
Laboratory
First Released
Version 2.63
Last Updated
Version 2.65
Change Reason
Removed parentheses around gene name in Component based on the current LOINC model.
Order vs. Observation
Both

Member of these Panels

LOINC Long Common Name
88262-1 Gram positive blood culture panel by Probe in Positive blood culture

Language Variants Get Info

zh-CNChinese (China)
细菌甲氧西林耐药 mecA 基因:存在情况或阈值:时间点:血液.生长阳性:序数型:DNA探针
nl-NLDutch (Netherlands)
bacteriële meticillineresistentie mecA-gen:aanwezigheid:moment:positieve bloedkweek:ordinaal:DNA-sonde
fr-FRFrench (France)
Résistance bactérienne à la méticilline mecA gène:Présence/Seuil:Ponctuel:Hémoculture positive:Qualitatif:PCR
it-ITItalian (Italy)
Gene mecA di resistenza batterica a meticillina:PrThr:Pt:Emocolture positive:Ord:Sonda
es-MXSpanish (Mexico)
Gen mecA de resistencia a la meticilina bacteriana:Presencia o umbral:Punto temporal:Hemocultivo positivo:Ordinal:Investigacion
es-ESSpanish (Spain)
Gen mecA bacterias meticilin resistente:PrThr:Punto temporal:Sangre crecimiento positivo:Ord:Sonda de DNA

LOINC FHIR® API Example - CodeSystem Request Get Info

https://fhir.loinc.org/CodeSystem/$lookup?system=http://loinc.org&code=88251-4