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10635-1Acanthamoeba sp identified in Eye by Organism specific cultureActive

Part Descriptions

LP14798-0   Acanthamoeba sp
Acanthamoeba species are ubiquitous soil and freshwater protozoa that have been associated with infections of the human brain, skin, lungs and eyes. Species of Acanthamoeba are distinguished mainly in the form of cysts, and include the following; those marked with an asterisk are known to cause infections. A. astronyxis*, A. castellanii*, A. comandoni, A. culbertsoni*, A. divionensis, A. griffini, A. hatchetti*, A. healyi, A. jacobsi, A. lenticulata, A. lugdunensis*, A. mauritaniensis, A. palestinensis*, A. pearcei, A. polyphaga*, A. pustulosa, A. quina*, A. rhysodes*, A. royreba, A. terricola (renamed A.castellanii Poussard), A. triangularis, and A. tubiashi. Diseases caused by Acanthamoeba include amoebic keratitis and encephalitis.The latter is caused by Acanthamoeba entering cuts and spreading to the central nervous system. Copyright Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License. See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/ for details. Source: Wikipedia, Acanthamoeba

LP7218-3   Eye
The "Eye" System in LOINC is a broad concept that includes all parts of the eye, including ocular fluid (aqueous and vitreous), cornea, and conjunctiva. Source: Regenstrief LOINC

LP6429-7   Organism specific culture
An organism-specific culture contains nutrients that optimize the growth of a specific organism and inhibitors that prevent the growth of competing organisms. Copyright Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License. See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/ for details. Source: Regenstrief LOINC, LOINC Users' Guide

Fully-Specified Name

Acanthamoeba sp identified
Organism specific culture

Additional Names

Short Name
Acanthamoeba Eye Cult
Display Name
Acanthamoeba sp identified Org specific cx Nom (Eye)
Consumer Name Alpha
Acanthamoeba sp culture, Eye

Example Answer List LL4724-2

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Answer Code Score Answer ID
Acanthamoeba astronyxis LA28378-0
Acanthamoeba castellanii LA28377-2
Acanthamoeba culbertsoni LA28375-6
Acanthamoeba lugdunensis LA28380-6
Acanthamoeba polyphaga LA28376-4
Acanthamoeba hatchetti LA28379-8

Basic Attributes

First Released
Version 1.0i
Last Updated
Version 1.0ma
Order vs. Observation

Member of these Groups

LG50908-9 Acanthamoeba sp identified|Prid|Sys:ANYEYE

Language Variants Get Info

zh-CNChinese (China)
棘阿米巴属 已鉴定的:存在与否或特征标识:时间点:眼睛:名义型:微生物特异性培养
nl-NLDutch (Netherlands)
Acanthamoeba sp. geïdentificeerd:identificator:moment:oog:nominaal:organisme-specifieke kweek
fr-BEFrench (Belgium)
Acanthamoeba sp Identifiées:Présence ou identité:Temps ponctuel:Oeil:Nominal:Culture spécifique de microorganisme
fr-CAFrench (Canada)
Acanthamœba sp , Identifiés:Présence ou identité:Temps ponctuel:Oeil:Nominal:Culture spécifique à un microorganisme
fr-FRFrench (France)
Acanthamoeba identifié:Identification:Ponctuel:Oeil:Résultat nominal:Culture spécifique
it-ITItalian (Italy)
Acanthamoeba sp , identificato:Prid:Pt:Occhio:Nom:Organismo, coltura specifica
ko-KRKorean (Korea, Republic of)
가시아메바종 동정:존재:검사시점:눈:명칭결과:균 특이 배양
pt-BRPortuguese (Brazil)
Acanthamoeba sp identificação:Ident:Pt:Olho:Nom:Cultura para microorganismo específico
ru-RURussian (Russian Federation)
Acanthamoeba sp идентифицированный:ПрИд:ТчкВрм:Глаз:Ном:Культура специфичного оранизма
es-ARSpanish (Argentina)
especie de Acanthamoeba identificada:presencia o identidad:punto en el tiempo:ojo:Nominal:cultivo de organismo específico
es-MXSpanish (Mexico)
Acanthamoeba sp identificada:Presencia o identidad:Punto temporal:Ojo:Nominal:Cultivo específico del organismo
es-ESSpanish (Spain)
Acanthamoeba sp identificado:Presencia o identidad:Punto temporal:Ojo:Nom:Cultivos especíificos
tr-TRTurkish (Turkey)
Acanthamoeba sp tanımlanmış:MevcKimlik:Zmlı:Göz:Snf:Etken spesifik kültür

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