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LP15998-5HeparinActive

Descriptions

LP15998-5   Heparin
Heparin is a highly sulfated glycosaminoglycan widely used as an injectable anticoagulant. It is also used to form an inner anticoagulant surface on various experimental and medical devices such as test tubes and renal dialysis machines. Pharmaceutical grade heparin is commonly derived from mucosal tissues of slaughtered meat animals such as porcine intestine or bovine lung. Copyright Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License. See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/ for details. Source: Wikipedia, Heparin (Wikipedia)

LP15998-5   Heparin
A highly acidic mucopolysaccharide formed of equal parts of sulfated D-glucosamine and D-glucuronic acid with sulfaminic bridges. The molecular weight ranges from six to twenty thousand. Heparin occurs in and is obtained from liver, lung, mast cells, etc., of vertebrates. Its function is unknown, but it is used to prevent blood clotting in vivo and vitro, in the form of many different salts. Source: National Library of Medicine, MeSH 2006

LP15998-5   Heparin
Heparin is a highly acidic, anionic, sulfated mucopolysaccharide obtained from beef lung or beef and porcine intestinal mucosa and is highly antigenic. Heparin is widely used in surgery (cardiopulmonary bypass) and in medicine to treat deep venous thrombosis and pulmonary embolism. Copyright Copyright © 2006 Phadia AB. Source: ImmunoCap, ImmunoCap

Basic Part Properties

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

LOINC FHIR® API Example - CodeSystem Request Get Info

https://fhir.loinc.org/CodeSystem/$lookup?system=http://loinc.org&code=LP15998-5

Language Variants Get Info

zh-CNChinese (China)
肝素
Synonyms: 肝制凝素;肝磷脂
nl-NLDutch (Netherlands)
heparine
et-EEEstonian (Estonia)
Hepariin
fr-BEFrench (Belgium)
Héparine
fr-CAFrench (Canada)
Héparine
it-ITItalian (Italy)
Eparina
ru-RURussian (Russian Federation)
Гепарин
es-ESSpanish (Spain)
Heparina
tr-TRTurkish (Turkey)
Heparin