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97522-7Giardia sp [Presence] in Water by ImmunofluorescenceActive

Term Description

Giardia oocysts and cysts are identified in water through immunofluorescence, where they are characterized by size, shape, and fluorescence and then counted. The US Environmental Protection Agency has published guidelines for processing a water sample for testing (https://www.epa.gov/sites/production/files/2015-07/documents/epa-1623.pdf). This process starts with filtering a water sample to remove solids, then elutes the material and centrifuges the elute to pellet the oocysts and cysts. These are then removed from other materials in the sample and stained with fluorescent antibodies for analysis.
Source: Regenstrief LOINC

Part Descriptions

LP14817-8   Giardia sp
A genus of flagellate intestinal protozoa parasitic in various vertebrates, including humans. Characteristics include the presence of four pairs of flagella arising from a complicated system of axonemes and cysts that are ellipsoidal to ovoidal in shape. Source: National Library of Medicine, MeSH 2006

LP14817-8   Giardia sp
Giardia is the microscopic organism that causes giardiasis, an intestinal infection that affects people or animals. Giardia is found in water and on contaminated surfaces. Source: LOINC

Fully-Specified Name

Component
Giardia sp
Property
PrThr
Time
Pt
System
Water
Scale
Ord
Method
IF

Additional Names

Short Name
Giardia Wat Ql IF
Display Name
Giardia sp IF Ql (Water)
Consumer Name Alpha
Giardia sp, Water

Example Answer List LL360-9

Source: Regenstrief Institute

Answer Code Score Answer ID
Positive Copyright http://snomed.info/sct ID:10828004 Positive (qualifier value) LA6576-8
Negative Copyright http://snomed.info/sct ID:260385009 Negative (qualifier value) LA6577-6

Basic Attributes

Class
MICRO
Type
Laboratory
First Released
Version 2.70
Last Updated
Version 2.70
Order vs. Observation
Both

Language Variants Get Info

zh-CNChinese (China)
贾第鞭毛虫属:存在情况或阈值:时间点:水:序数型:免疫荧光法
nl-NLDutch (Netherlands)
Giardia sp.:aanwezigheid:moment:water:ordinaal:immunofluorescentie
et-EEEstonian (Estonia)
Giardia sp:PrThr:Pt:H2O:Ord:IF
fr-BEFrench (Belgium)
Giardia sp:PrThr:Temps ponctuel:Eau:Ordinal:Immunofluorescence
fr-CAFrench (Canada)
Giardia sp:Présence-Seuil:Temps ponctuel:Eau:Ordinal:Immunofluorescence
it-ITItalian (Italy)
Giardia sp:PrThr:Pt:Acqua:Ord:IF
ru-RURussian (Russian Federation)
Giardia sp:PrThr:ТчкВрм:Вода:Пор:ИФ
es-ESSpanish (Spain)
Giardia sp:PrThr:Punto temporal:Agua:Ord:Inmunofluorescencia (IF)
tr-TRTurkish (Turkey)
Giardia sp:MevcEşik:Zmlı:Su:Srl:IF

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