Guide for Using LOINC Drug and Toxicology Terms

Guide for Using LOINC Chemistry Terms

DRAFT FOR REVIEW

Comment period for this initial draft ends on May 1, 2020.

The Guide for Using LOINC Drug and Toxicology Terms was created to provide examples and guidance when selecting LOINC terms for laboratory tests related to drug and toxicology 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 drug and toxicology fields.

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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