While implementing the LOINC update in our Healthcare Data Dictionary, two panels were found to have deprecated LOINCs as result components.
Panel 54048-4 HEDIS 2009 Codes to identify group A Streptococcus tests (CWP-D)
Component 11475-1 Deprecated Microorganism identified: Prid: Pt: XXX: Nom: Culture
Superceded_by component 6463-4 Bacteria identified in Unspecified specimen by Culture
Panel 54043-5 HEDIS 2009 Codes to identify sexually active women (CHL-B)
20993-2 Deprecated Chlamydia trachomatis rRNA: ACnc: Pt: XXX: Ord: Probe
use 4993-2 Chlamydia trachomatis rRNA ACnc Pt XXX Ord Probe
16602-5 Deprecated Chlamydia trachomatis rRNA: ACnc: Pt: Urine: Ord: Probe
use 16601-7 Chlamydia trachomatis rRNA ACnc Pt Urine Ord Probe
23908-7 Deprecated Neisseria gonorrhoeae rRNA: ACnc: Pt: XXX: Ord: Probe
use 5028-6 Neisseria gonorrhoeae rRNA ACnc Pt XXX Ord Probe
Perhaps there is a querying link in the Access database not functioning?
The HEDIS panels in LOINC represent what is in the HEDIS publications, including deprecated terms. The HEDIS group is aware that they have been deprecated and will at some point in the future remove them from their documents.