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88584-8Corynebacterium diphtheriae [Presence] in Upper respiratory specimen by Organism specific cultureActive

Part Descriptions

LP16683-2   Corynebacterium diphtheriae
A species of gram-positive, asporogenous bacteria subdivided in 3 types: gravis, intermedius, and mitis, names originally assigned according to the clinical severity of the disease that they trigger. This species causes diptheria. Source: National Library of Medicine, MeSH 2006

LP6429-7   Organism specific culture
An organism-specific culture contains nutrients that optimize the growth of a specific organism and inhibitors that prevent the growth of competing organisms. Source: Regenstrief LOINC

Fully-Specified Name

Component
Corynebacterium diphtheriae
Property
PrThr
Time
Pt
System
Respiratory.upper
Scale
Ord
Method
Organism specific culture

Additional Names

Short Name
C diphtheriae Upper resp Ql Cult
Display Name
C. diphtheriae Org specific cx Ql (Upper resp)
Consumer Name Alpha
Corynebacterium diphtheriae culture, Upper respiratory

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 2.64
Last Updated
Version 2.68
Order vs. Observation
Both

Member of these Groups

LG41614-5 Corynebacterium diphtheriae

Language Variants Get Info

zh-CNChinese (China)
白喉棒状杆菌:存在情况或阈值:时间点:呼吸道.上:序数型:微生物特异性培养
nl-NLDutch (Netherlands)
Corynebacterium diphtheriae:aanwezigheid:moment:bovenste luchtwegen:ordinaal:organisme-specifieke kweek
fr-FRFrench (France)
Corynebacterium diphtheriae:Présence/Seuil:Ponctuel:Voies respiratoires supérieures:Qualitatif:Culture spécifique
it-ITItalian (Italy)
Corynebacterium diphtheriae:PrThr:Pt:Sistema respiratorio.superiore:Ord:Organismo, coltura specifica
es-MXSpanish (Mexico)
Corynebacterium diphtheriae:Presencia o umbral:Punto temporal:Muestra respiratoria superior:Ordinal:Cultivo específico del organismo
es-ESSpanish (Spain)
Corynebacterium diftheriae:PrThr:Punto temporal:Muestra respiratoria de vías altas:Ord:Cultivos especíificos

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