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91781-5Neisseria gonorrhoeae [Presence] in Aspirate by Organism specific cultureActive

Part Descriptions

LP14316-1   Neisseria gonorrhoeae
Neisseria gonorrhoeae are gram-negative cocci usually seen in pairs with the adjacent sides flattened. Pili, filament-like appendages, extend from the cell surface and have a role in adherence. Gonorrhea is usually acquired by sexual contact. Men and women aged 15-29 have the highest incidence of gonorrhea. Number of sexual partners, sexual practices and preference, condom use and population mobility contribute to disease incidence. The most frequent sites are the cervix, urethra, rectum, pharynx and conjunctiva. The most common symptom in men is discharge that may be scanty and clear or cloudy to copious and purulent, and often dysuria. Asymptomatic men are an important reservoir for transmission. Endocervical infection is the most common form of infection in women. Ocular infections occur most commonly in newborns who are exposed in the birth canal and can lead to corneal scarring or perforation. Gonococcal bacteremia may lead to disseminated infection including pelvic inflammatory disease in as many as 15 percent of women, leading to an increased probability of infertility and ectopic pregnancy. While antibiotics have successfully treated gonorrhea for decades, N. gonorrhoeae has developed antimicrobial resistance to every drug used for treatment. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends combination therapy using two antimicrobials with different mechanisms of action (e.g., a cephalosporin plus azithromycin) to improve treatment efficacy and potentially slow the spread of resistance to cephalosporins. [NCBI Books:NBK7650] [CDC:std/tg2015/gonorrhea] Source: Regenstrief LOINC

LP7037-7   Asp
In LOINC, the System "Asp" represents the fluid withdrawn during an aspiration procedure from an abnormal collection of fluid, such as from an abscess or cyst. "Asp" should not be used to represent named body fluids, such as synovial fluid or peritoneal fluid, because those fluids are not inherently pathologic and also, they have their own named Systems in LOINC. Source: Regenstrief LOINC

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
Neisseria gonorrhoeae
Property
PrThr
Time
Pt
System
Asp
Scale
Ord
Method
Organism specific culture

Additional Names

Short Name
N gonorrhoea Aspirate Ql Cult
Display Name
N. gonorrhoeae Org specific cx Ql (Asp)
Consumer Name Alpha
Neisseria gonorrhoeae culture, Aspirate

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 2.66
Last Updated
Version 2.66
Order vs. Observation
Both

Language Variants Get Info

zh-CNChinese (China)
淋病奈瑟菌:存在情况或阈值:时间点:吸出物:序数型:微生物特异性培养
nl-NLDutch (Netherlands)
Neisseria gonorrhoeae:aanwezigheid:moment:aspiraat:ordinaal:organisme-specifieke kweek
fr-BEFrench (Belgium)
Neisseria gonorrhoeae:PrThr:Temps ponctuel:Aspirat:Ordinal:Culture spécifique de microorganisme
fr-CAFrench (Canada)
Neisseria gonorrhoeae:Présence-Seuil:Temps ponctuel:Aspirat:Ordinal:Culture spécifique à un microorganisme
fr-FRFrench (France)
Neisseria gonorrhoeae:Présence/Seuil:Ponctuel:Liquide d'aspiration:Qualitatif:Culture spécifique
it-ITItalian (Italy)
Neisseria gonorrhoeae:PrThr:Pt:Aspirato:Ord:Organismo, coltura specifica
ru-RURussian (Russian Federation)
Neisseria gonorrhoeae:PrThr:ТчкВрм:Асп:Пор:Культура специфичного оранизма
es-MXSpanish (Mexico)
Neisseria gonorrhoeae:Presencia o umbral:Punto temporal:Aspirar:Ordinal:Cultivo específico del organismo
es-ESSpanish (Spain)
Neisseria gonorrhoeae:PrThr:Punto temporal:Asp:Ord:Cultivos especíificos
tr-TRTurkish (Turkey)
Neisseria gonorrhoeae:MevcEşik:Zmlı:Asp:Srl:Etken spesifik kültür

LOINC FHIR® API Example - CodeSystem Request Get Info

https://fhir.loinc.org/CodeSystem/$lookup?system=http://loinc.org&code=91781-5