F - Example Acronyms used in LOINC

Table 33: Example Acronyms used in LOINC

Acronym Meaning
AC Abdominal Circumference
ADL Activities of Daily Living
AE Anion Exchange protein
AP Anterio-Posterior
APAD AnteroPosterior Diameter of the Abdomen
AUT Automated Ultrasound Testing
B2GP1 Beta 2 Glycoprotein 1
BD Binocular Distance
BOR Brachio-Oto-Renal
BPC Biparietal Circumference
BPD Biparietal diameter
CD Cluster of differentiation
CDA Congenital dyserythropoietic anaemia
CDB Childhood Disability Benefits
cDNA complementary DNA
CFst Calorie Fast
CHAMPUS Civilian Health and Medical Program of the Uniformed Services
Cine Cinematographic
CMS Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services
CNR1 Cannabinoid receptor 1
COC Commission on Cancer
COPD Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
CPT Current Procedural Terminology
CRL Crown-Rump Length
CSF Cerebral spinal fluid
CW Continuous wave
CyCD22 Cytoplasmic CD22
DBG Donna Bennett-Goodspeed
DCIS Ductal carcinoma in situ
DISIDA Diisopropyliminodiacetic acid
DRG Diagnostic Related Groups
DTPA Diethylenetriamine pentaacetate
Dx Diagnosis
EBV-LMP Epstein Barr virus – latent membrane protein
ED Emergency Department
EDD Estimated Delivery Date
EEG Electroencephalogram
EFW Estimated Fetal Weight
EGD Esophagogastro duodenoscopy
EKG Electrocardiogram
EMS Emergency Medical Service(s)
ENT Ear, Nose Throat
ERCP Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography
FL Femur Length
FLACC Face Legs Activity Cry Consolability
FNA Fine Needle Aspirates
FTA Fetal Trunk Area
GALOP Gait disorder Autoantibody Late-age Onset Polyneuropathy
GSD Gestational Sac Diameter
GSL Gestational Sac Length
HC Head Circumference
HIV Human immunodeficiency virus
HIV-SSC Sign and Symptom Check-List for Persons with HIV Disease
HL Humerus Length
HLA Human Leukocyte Antigen
HMPAO Hexamethylpropyleneamine oxime
HTLV Human T-cell Lymphotropic Virus
HWL Height Width Length
ICD International Classification of Diseases
ICD9 International Classification of Diseases, Ninth Revision
ICD9-CM International Classification of Diseases, Ninth Revision, Clinical Modification
ICD-O International Classification of Diseases for Oncology
ID Intradermal
INR International normalized ratio
IOD Inter Ocular Distance
KUB Kidney-Ureter-Bladder
LHON Leber hereditary optic neuropathy
LOINC Logical Observation Identifiers Names and Codes
LVOT Left Ventricular Outflow Tract
LW Landsteiner-Wiener
LWT Length Width Thickness
MAA Microalbumin aggregate albumin
MEMS Medication Event Monitoring System
MERSTH Medical Event Reporting System-Total Health System
MIB-1 Mindbomb homolog 1
MIBG Metaiodobenzylguanidine
MIC Minimum inhibitory concentration
MLC Minimum lethal concentration
MLO Mediolateral oblique
MMA Macro aggregate albumin
MVV Maximum Voluntary Ventilation
NAACCR North American Association of Central Cancer Registries
Ng Nasogastric
NPI National Provider Identifier
OFD Occipital-Frontal Diameter
O-I BPD Outer to Inner Biparietal Diameter
OmpC Outer membrane porin of E coli
O-O BPD Outer to Outer Biparietal Diameter
O-O TD Outer to Outer Tympanum Diameter
OOD Outer Orbital Diameter
PA Postero-Anterior
PCP Primary Care Physician
PEG Polyethylene Glycol
PHQ Patient Health Questionnaire
PISA Proximal Isovelocity Surface Area
PSR Peridontal Screening and Recording
PYP Pyrophosphate
QAM Quality Audit Marker
QID Four times a day
RAST Radioallergosorbent test
RFC Residual Functional Capacity
RFLP Restriction fragment length polymorphism
RUG Resource Utilization Groups
SAB Streptoavidin-biotin
SBT Sequence based typing
SC Sulphur colloid
SCB Sertoli cell barrier
SCL Scleroderma
SEER Surveillance Epidemiology and End Result
TAD Transverse Abdominal Diameter
TC Thoracic Circumference
TCD Transverse Cerebellar Diameter
TD Transaxial Diameter
TEC Tubingen electric campimetry
TID Three times a day
TNM Tumor, node, metastasis
TORCH Toxoplasma, Rubella. Cytomegalovirus, Herpes Simplex Virus
TTD Transverse Thoracic Diameter
TU Tuberculin Units
VTI Velocity Time Integral
VWF von Willebrand Factor

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