Guide for Using LOINC Allergy Terms

Guide for Using LOINC Allergy Terms


Comment period for this initial draft ends on Aug. 14, 2020.

The Guide for Using LOINC Allergy Terms was created to provide examples and guidance when selecting LOINC terms for laboratory tests related to allergen testing. The audience for this guide is vendors of in vitro diagnostic (IVD) assays, laboratory professionals and others tasked with mapping laboratory catalogs to LOINC, and anyone needing guidance on choosing the appropriate LOINC term for an individual assay within the allergy field.

You may provide comments, proposed edits, or other suggestions for future versions of this Guide on our dedicated feedback site. If you have questions or need help unrelated to this guide, please see the Contact LOINC page.

This work was supported by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration contract 75F40119C10140.

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