Crossmatched units LOINC codes

Home Forums Laboratory LOINC Lab LOINC Content Areas Blood Bank Crossmatched units LOINC codes

Viewing 2 posts - 1 through 2 (of 2 total)
  • Author
  • #16281


    I am LOINC mapping a group of Blood Bank tests where the actual blood product requested in a crossmatch is a separate result/observation that is a part of the patient record.(unit # is typed in). I believe that I could use 936-5, Blood product unit identifier, in this case.
    There are multiple result codes for mutiple units, Unit #1, Unit #2. Would I use 936-5 for each one of these?

    Thank you,
    Jane Burke

    Pam Banning

    Hi Jane,

    I would concur with that usage as you describe. Different use cases would have different requirements. I did see a few other Blood bank codes that used a sequential numbering, such as for the expiration date of the different units, which only means some other system wanted to have discrete LOINC codes.

    Have a great weekend,

Viewing 2 posts - 1 through 2 (of 2 total)
  • You must be logged in to reply to this topic.