LOINC_NUMS without checksum didgit

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  • #462097
    Emily Campbell
    Participant

    Hi, release 2.70 has 12 LOINC_NUMs without checksum digits (that is, the ids fail the checksum check). Is this intended?

    LOINC_NUM Component

    44478 Amdinocillin

    44507 Amikacin

    44535 Amikacin

    44204 Acyclovir

    44233 Almecillin

    44259 Almecillin

    44288 Almecillin

    44325 Almecillin

    44354 Amantadine

    44382 Amdinocillin

    44411 Amdinocillin

    44440 Amdinocillin

    Thanks,

    Emily

    #462101
    Pam Banning
    Moderator

    Hi Emily,

    We just completed the uptake of content at 3M and didn’t encounter this issue. The theory of issuing terms without the Mod10 check digit is still adhered to. I’ve got the LoincTableCore open and filtering on either component or the beginning of a LOINC term.

    I suspect there is a corruption or format issue with the download at your facility. Will you have someone investigate? The 444** numbers listed for Amdinocillin in your email are for other chemistries.

    Thank you,

    Pam

    #462103
    Emily Campbell
    Participant

    I will check and get back to you. Thank you.

    Emily

    #462104
    Tim Briscoe
    Keymaster

    Emily,

    These look to be the 12 LOINC codes where Excel interprets the values as dates. If you open Loinc.csv in Excel, it will try to be helpful and convert the codes to a date, e.g. 1-8, 2-6, 3-4. The 12 can be found using this SearchLOINC query (LOINC login required):

    https://loinc.org/search/?s=loinc%3A1-%3F+or+loinc%3A2-%3F+or+loinc%3A3-%3F+or+loinc%3A4-%3F+or+loinc%3A5-%3F+or+loinc%3A6-%3F+or+loinc%3A7-%3F+or+loinc%3A8-%3F+or+loinc%3A9-%3F+or+loinc%3A10-%3F+or+loinc%3A11-%3F+or+loinc%3A12-%3F&t=1&o=LOINC_NUM+asc

    #462106
    Emily Campbell
    Participant

    I am looking in LOINC.csv for 2.70 and I see these bad identifiers. Check line 1001 of the file for an example. I will re download the file.

    Thank you.

    Emily

    #462108
    Emily Campbell
    Participant

    Thank you, Tim, it was the date conversion problem;  it is fixed.

    I really appreciate the rapid reply.

    Emily

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