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LP14830-1Onchocerca spActive

Description

LP14830-1   Onchocerca sp
Onchocerca is a genus of nematode (roundworm) that includes O. volvulus, the causative agent of the human disease known as River Blindness. River blindness results in vision impairment and can also cause skin disease and debilitating itching. Onchocerciasis is the second-leading infectious cause of blindness in humans. [https://www.cdc.gov/parasites/onchocerciasis/index.html] Other species of Onchocerca include O. lupi, which can cause disease in dogs, cats, and humans, O. gutturosa and O. lienalis, which affect cattle, and O. cervicalis, which affects horses. Source: Regenstrief LOINC

Basic Part Properties

Name
Onchocerca sp
Type
Component
Created On
2000-05-04
Construct for LOINC Short Name
Onchocerca

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https://fhir.loinc.org/CodeSystem/$lookup?system=http://loinc.org&code=LP14830-1

Language Variants Get Info

zh-CNChinese (China)
盘尾属
Synonyms: Onchocerciasis;丝虫病;河盲;河盲症;盘尾丝虫;盘尾丝虫属;盘尾丝虫病;盘尾科;瞎眼丝虫病
nl-NLDutch (Netherlands)
Onchocerca sp.
et-EEEstonian (Estonia)
Onchocerca sp
fr-BEFrench (Belgium)
Onchocerca sp
fr-CAFrench (Canada)
Onchocerca sp
it-ITItalian (Italy)
Onchocerca sp
ru-RURussian (Russian Federation)
Onchocerca sp
es-ESSpanish (Spain)
Onchocerca sp
Synonyms: Filariasis;Oncocercosis
tr-TRTurkish (Turkey)
Onchocerca sp
Synonyms: Oncocercosis