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Specimen mapping from v2 table 0487 to SNOMED CT (http://hl7.org/fhir/ConceptMap/102)

Mapping from http://terminology.hl7.org/ValueSet/v2-0487 to http://snomed.info/sct?fhir_vs

DRAFT. Published on 2013-07-25 by FHIR project team (original source: LabMCoP) (http://hl7.org/fhir, http://www.phconnect.org/group...).


Source Concept DetailsRelationshipDestination Concept DetailsComment
Code from specimenTypeCode from SNOMED CT (all versions)Code from SNOMED CT (all versions)Code from SNOMED CT (all versions)Code from SNOMED CT (all versions)
ACNETissue, Acneis equivalent to309068002Skin lesion sample
ACNFLDFluid, Acneis equivalent to119323008Pus specimen47002008 (Pustule)HL7 term is a historical term. mapped to Pus
AIRSAir Sampleis equivalent to446302006Air sample
ALLAllograftis equivalent to119376003Tissue specimen7970006 (Allograft)
AMPAmputationis equivalent to408654003Specimen obtained by amputation81723002 (Amputation)
ANGICatheter Tip, Angiois equivalent to119312009Catheter tip specimenTBD in detail
ARTCCatheter Tip, Arterialis equivalent to119312009Catheter tip specimenTBD in detail
ASERUSerum, Acuteis not related topending
ASPAspirateis equivalent to119295008Specimen obtained by aspiration14766002 (Removal by suction)
ATTEEnvironment, Attestis not related toTBD
AUTOCEnvironmental, Autoclave Capsuleis not related toTBD
AUTPAutopsyis not related toThis really is not a specimen per se - it is the state of the subject from whom the specimen is collected, so it should be used as a specimen type modifier ONLY!. Often this is indicated with a special medical record number or other notation on the patient. needs to have specimen type (e.g. SPM-4) and source site (SPM.8) and spatial orientation (SPM.9)
BBLBlood bagis equivalent to119304001Blood bag specimen
BCYSTCyst, Baker'sis not related to32361000 (Popliteal fossa)submitted (PLR155) with parent of 167874004^knee joint synovial fluid (specimen), with specimen source topography 32361000^Popliteal fossa structure (body structure)
BITEBiteis not related toSubmit for new term with parent 119365002
BLEBBlebis equivalent to309049000Lesion sample339008 (Blister)
BLISTBlisteris equivalent to309049000Lesion sample339008 (Blister)
BOILBoilis equivalent to119295008Specimen obtained by aspiration14766002 (Removal by suction)59843005 (Furuncle)
BONBoneis equivalent to430268003Specimen from bone
BOWLBowel contentsis not related toDon't use this term for human samples - use Stool instead. animal would use small intestinal contents, large intestinal contents
BPUBlood product unitis equivalent to119300005Specimen from blood product
BRNBurnis equivalent to119367005Specimen from burn injury
BRSHBrushis equivalent to258415003Biopsy sample439336003 (Brush biopsy)
BRTHBreath (use EXHLD)is equivalent to119336008Exhaled air specimen
BRUSBrushingis equivalent to309176002Bronchial brushings sample80657008 (Bronchoscopy with brush biopsy)
BUBBubois equivalent to302795002Lymph node aspirate14766002 (Removal by suction)11585000 (Bubo)
BULLABulla/Bullaeis equivalent to258482009Vesicle fluid sample339008 (Blister)
BXBiopsyis equivalent to258415003Biopsy sample86273004 (Biopsy)
CALCCalculus (=Stone)is equivalent to119350003Calculus specimen
CARBUCarbuncleis equivalent to309051001Body fluid sample41570003 (Carbuncle)
CATCatheteris equivalent to119311002Catheter specimen
CBITEBite, Catis not related toSubmit for new term with parent 119365002
CLIPPClippingsis equivalent to119327009Nail specimenBe more specific use either: 119326000^hair specimen or 119327009^nail specimen
CNJTConjunctivais equivalent to119401005Specimen from conjunctiva
CNJTConjunctivais equivalent to128160006Tissue specimen from conjunctiva
CNJTConjunctivais equivalent to258498002Conjunctival swab
COLColostrumis equivalent to119329007Colostrum specimen
CONEBiospy, Coneis equivalent to399713008Specimen from uterine cervix obtained by cone biopsy54535009 (Cone biopsy of cervix)71252005 (Uterine cervix)
CSCRScratch, Catis not related tosubmit for new term with parent 119365002^Specimen from wound (specimen)
CSERUSerum, Convalescentis not related topending
CSITECatheter Insertion Siteis equivalent to258507003Swab of line insertion site285570007 (Taking of swab)386144009 (Line insertion site)Prefer to have aspirate of the pus oozing out from cleaned insertion site - if swab is all that can be obtained, then swab after cleaning, otherwise you may get a contaminated specimen and a falsely identified infected central line. Do not just swab the reddened area - that will just collect skin flora
CSMYFluid, Cystostomy Tubeis equivalent to309051001Body fluid sample
CSTFluid, Cystis equivalent to258453008Cyst fluid sample
CSVRBlood, Cell Saveris not related toTBD - may use blood and SPM-6
CTPCatheter tipis equivalent to119312009Catheter tip specimenTBD in detail
CVPSSite, CVPis equivalent to258507003Swab of line insertion site
CVPTCatheter Tip, CVPis equivalent to119312009Catheter tip specimen445085009 (Tunneled central venous catheter)TBD in detail
CYNNodule, Cysticis equivalent to119368000Specimen from cyst27925004 (Nodule)
CYSTCystis equivalent to119368000Specimen from cyst
DBITEBite, Dogis not related toSubmit for new term with parent 119365002
DCSSputum, Deep Coughis equivalent to119335007Coughed sputum specimen
DECUlcer, Decubitusis equivalent to258505006Skin ulcer swab
DEIONEnvironmental, Water (Deionized)is not related toTBD
DIADialysateis equivalent to119360007Dialysis fluid specimen
DISCHGDischargeis equivalent to258439008Discharge
DIVDiverticulumis equivalent to119376003Tissue specimen31113003 (Diverticulum)
DRNDrainis equivalent to119306004Drain device specimen
DRNGDrainage, Tubeis equivalent to258455001Drainage fluid sample122462000 (Drainage)Historical term - consider what is being drained and indicate that in SPM-4 instead: not an acceptable specimen for micro - not specific enough term
DRNGPDrainage, Penroseis equivalent to309051001Body fluid sample122462000 (Drainage)Historical term - consider what is being drained and indicate that in SPM-4 instead
EARWEar wax (cerumen)is equivalent to122580007Cerumen specimen
EBRUSHBrush, Esophagealis equivalent to309210009Oesophageal brushings sample36213007 (Endoscopy and brush biopsy)32849002 (Esophagus)
EEYEEnvironmental, Eye Washis not related toTBD
EFFEnvironmental, Effluentis not related toTBD
EFFUSEffusionis equivalent to258440005Effusion sample
EFODEnvironmental, Foodis equivalent to119320006Food specimen
EISOEnvironmental, Isoletteis equivalent to258536003Incubator swab
ELTElectrodeis equivalent to119314005Electrode specimen
ENVIREnvironmental, Unidentified Substanceis equivalent to119324002Specimen of unknown material
EOTHEnvironmental, Other Substanceis not related toTBD
ESOIEnvironmental, Soilis not related toTBD
ESOSEnvironmental, Solution (Sterile)is not related toTBD
ETAAspirate, Endotrachis equivalent to119307008Endotracheal tube specimen14766002 (Removal by suction)321667001 (Respiratory tract structure)
ETTPCatheter Tip, Endotrachealis equivalent to119312009Catheter tip specimenTBD in detail
ETTUBTube, Endotrachealis equivalent to119307008Endotracheal tube specimen14766002 (Removal by suction)321667001 (Respiratory tract structure)
EWHIEnvironmental, Whirlpoolis not related toTBD
EXGGas, exhaled (=breath)is equivalent to119336008Exhaled air specimen
EXSShunt, Externalis not related toTBD
EXUDTEExudateis equivalent to258441009Exudate sample
FAWEnvironmental, Water (Well)is not related toTBD
FBLOODBlood, Fetalis equivalent to119297000Blood specimen303112003 (Fetal period)
FGAFluid, Abdomenis equivalent to168139001Peritoneal fluid sample83670000 (Peritoneal cavity)
FISTFistulais equivalent to119370009Specimen from fistula
FLDFluid, Otheris equivalent to309051001Body fluid sample
FLTFilteris not related toTBD
FLUFluid, Body unspis equivalent to309051001Body fluid sample
FLUIDFluidis equivalent to258442002Fluid sample
FOLEYCatheter Tip, Foleyis equivalent to119312009Catheter tip specimenTBD in detail
FRSFluid, Respiratoryis equivalent to258442002Fluid sample272626006 (Respiratory organ)this term is not specific enough, choose from terms that more accurately describe the specimen
FSCLPScalp, Fetalis equivalent to309502007Fetus specimen41695006 (Scalp)
FURFuruncleis equivalent to119295008Specimen obtained by aspiration59843005 (Furuncle)Further describe the sample as tissue or pus. or by the collection method. The term boil is not specific to a body site - need to indicate source site (spm.8). preferred term is Aspirate_Boil
GASGasis equivalent to119317003Gaseous material specimen
GASAAspirate, Gastricis equivalent to168137004Gastric aspirate sample14766002 (Removal by suction)69695003 (Stomach)
GASANAntrum, Gastricis equivalent to119379005Specimen from stomach66051006 (Pyloric antrum)
GASBRBrushing, Gastricis equivalent to309213006Gastric brushings sample235157009 (Endoscopic brushings of GIT)69695003 (Stomach)
GASDDrainage, Gastricis equivalent to258459007Gastric fluid sample122462000 (Drainage)69695003 (Stomach)Historical term - consider what is being drained and indicate that in SPM-4 instead
GASTFluid/contents, Gastricis equivalent to258459007Gastric fluid sample
GENVGenital vaginalis equivalent to119394009Specimen from vagina
GRAFTGraftis equivalent to440493002Graft sample
GRANUGranulomais equivalent to119376003Tissue specimen45647009 (Granuloma)
GROSHCatheter, Groshongis equivalent to119311002Catheter specimenTBD in detail
GSOLSolution, Gastrostomyis not related toTBD
GSPECBiopsy, Gastricis equivalent to309211008Gastric biopsy sample79121003 (Biopsy of stomach)69695003 (Stomach)
GTTube, Gastricis not related toTBD
GTUBEDrainage Tube, Drainage (Gastrostomy)is equivalent to258459007Gastric fluid sample122462000 (Drainage)69695003 (Stomach)127490009 (Gastrostomy route)Historical term - consider what is being drained and indicate that in SPM-4 instead
HBITEBite, Humanis not related toSubmit for new term with parent 119365002
HBLUDBlood, Autopsyis equivalent to119297000Blood specimen303113008 (Postmortem period)
HEMAQCatheter Tip, Hemaquitis equivalent to119312009Catheter tip specimenTBD in detail
HEMOCatheter Tip, Hemovacis equivalent to119312009Catheter tip specimenTBD in detail
HERNITissue, Herniatedis equivalent to119376003Tissue specimen
HEVDrain, Hemovacis equivalent to119306004Drain device specimen
HICCatheter, Hickmanis equivalent to119312009Catheter tip specimen445085009 (Tunneled central venous catheter)TBD in detail
HYDCFluid, Hydroceleis equivalent to309051001Body fluid sample55434001 (Hydrocele)
IBITEBite, Insectis not related toSubmit for new term with parent 119365002
ICYSTCyst, Inclusionis equivalent to309075001Skin cyst sample
IDCCatheter Tip, Indwellingis equivalent to119312009Catheter tip specimenTBD in detail
IHGGas, Inhaledis equivalent to119337004Inhaled gas specimen
ILEODrainage, Ileostomyis equivalent to258455001Drainage fluid sample419954003 (Ileostomy route)Historical term - consider what is being drained and indicate that in SPM-4 instead: stool is what is expected, should use stool sample
ILLEGSource of Specimen Is Illegibleis not related toTBD
IMPImplantis equivalent to439961009Implant submitted as specimen
INCISite, Incision/Surgicalis equivalent to438660002Specimen from prosthetic device
INFILInfiltrateis not related toThis describes a morphologic abnormality, not a sample
INSInsectis equivalent to258614005Insect sample
INTRDCatheter Tip, Introduceris equivalent to119312009Catheter tip specimenTBD in detail
ITIntubation tubeis equivalent to119307008Endotracheal tube specimen
IUDIntrauterine Deviceis not related topending
IVCATCatheter Tip, IVis equivalent to119312009Catheter tip specimen255560000 (Intravenous)TBD in detail
IVFLDFluid, IVis equivalent to258649003Intravenous infusion fluid sample
IVTIPTubing Tip, IVis equivalent to119312009Catheter tip specimen
JEJUDrainage, Jejunalis equivalent to258463000Jejunal fluid sample122462000 (Drainage)21306003 (Jejunum)Historical term - consider what is being drained and indicate that in SPM-4 instead: stool is what is expected, should use stool sample
JNTFLDFluid, Jointis equivalent to119332005Synovial fluid specimen
JPDrainage, Jackson Prattis equivalent to309051001Body fluid sample122462000 (Drainage)Historical term - consider what is being drained and indicate that in SPM-4 instead
KELOILavageis equivalent to440674008Wash out specimen67889009 (Irrigation)
KIDFLDFluid, Kidneyis equivalent to309051001Body fluid sample64033007 (Kidney)
LAVGLavage, Bronhialis equivalent to258607008Bronchoalveolar lavage fluid sample397394009 (Bronchoalveolar lavage)
LAVGGLavage, Gastricis equivalent to168138009Gastric lavage aspirate sample173830003 (Irrigation of stomach)69695003 (Stomach)
LAVGPLavage, Peritonealis equivalent to440137008Specimen obtained by peritoneal lavage
LAVPGLavage, Pre-Bronchis equivalent to440674008Wash out specimen67889009 (Irrigation)44567001 (Trachea)
LENS1Contact Lensis equivalent to440473005Contact lens submitted as specimen
LENS2Contact Lens Caseis not related toTBD
LESNLesionis equivalent to309049000Lesion sampleshould be more specific what kind of lesion is observed - be more specific is it a wound, abscess, mass - specify! Ask SNOMED CT to mark it as a grouper term only (309049000)
LIQLiquid, Unspecifiedis equivalent to258442002Fluid sample
LIQOLiquid, Otheris not related toTBD
LSACFluid, Lumbar Sacis equivalent to258450006Cerebrospinal fluid sample303949008 (Lumbar spinal cerebrospinal fluid pathway)The HL7 term is a historical term Mapped to CSF obtained by lumbar puncture
MAHURCatheter Tip, Makurkouris equivalent to119312009Catheter tip specimenTBD in detail
MASSMassis equivalent to420548004Specimen from mass4147007 (Mass)
MBLDBlood, Menstrualis equivalent to119345009Menstrual blood specimen
MUCOSMucosais equivalent to119376003Tissue specimen414781009 (Mucous membrane structure)
MUCUSMucusis equivalent to258483004Mucus sample
NASDRDrainage, Nasalis equivalent to258474009Sinus fluid sample122462000 (Drainage)2095001 (Accessory sinus)Historical term - consider what is being drained and indicate that in SPM-4 instead
NEDLNeedleis not related toTBD
NEPHSite, Nephrostomyis equivalent to438660002Specimen from prosthetic device
NGASPAspirate, Nasogastricis equivalent to302794003Nasogastric aspirate6853008 (Nasogastric tube aspiration)69695003 (Stomach)
NGASTDrainage, Nasogastricis equivalent to258459007Gastric fluid sample122462000 (Drainage)69695003 (Stomach)127492001 (Nasogastric route)Historical term - consider what is being drained and indicate that in SPM-4 instead
NGSSite, Naso/Gastricis equivalent to438660002Specimen from prosthetic device
NODULNodule(s)is not related topending
NSECRSecretion, Nasalis equivalent to168141000Nasal fluid sample
ORHOtheris equivalent to123038009Specimen
ORLLesion, Oralis not related to74262004 (Oral cavity)be more precise use ulcer, tumor, vesicle
OTHSource, Otheris equivalent to123038009Specimen
PACEMPacemakeris not related toTBD
PCFLFluid, Pericardialis equivalent to122571007Pericardial fluid specimen
PDSITSite, Peritoneal Dialysisis equivalent to438660002Specimen from prosthetic device
PDTSSite, Peritoneal Dialysis Tunnelis not related tosubmitted for code
PELVAAbscess, Pelvicis equivalent to119371008Specimen from abscess12921003 (Pelvis)
PENILLesion, Penileis not related to18911002 (Penis)need to know what kind of lesion, so map to: UlcerTissue_penile, VesicleFluid_penile, Wound_penile, Mass tissue_penile, Necrotic tissue_penile, AbscessAspirate_penile, Anything else?
PERIAAbscess, Perianalis equivalent to119371008Specimen from abscess397158004 (Perianal region structure)
PILOCCyst, Pilonidalis equivalent to119368000Specimen from cyst
PINSSite, Pinis equivalent to438660002Specimen from prosthetic device
PISSite, Pacemaker Insetionis equivalent to258507003Swab of line insertion site
PLANPlant Materialis equivalent to119301009Plant specimen
PLASPlasmais equivalent to119361006Plasma specimen
PLBPlasma bagis equivalent to119305000Plasma bag specimen
PLEVSSerum, Peak Levelis equivalent to119364003Serum specimen255587001 (Peak)
PNDDrainage, Penileis equivalent to258439008Discharge122462000 (Drainage)13648007 (Urethra)Historical term -though in this case more often used for discharge
POLPolypsis equivalent to119376003Tissue specimen41329004 (Polyp)
POPGSGraft Site, Poplitealis equivalent to440493002Graft sample6902008 (Popliteal region)
POPLGGraft, Poplitealis equivalent to440493002Graft sample6902008 (Popliteal region)
POPLVSite, Popliteal Veinis not related toTBD
PORTACatheter, Portais equivalent to119311002Catheter specimenTBD in detail
PPPPlasma, Platelet pooris equivalent to119362004Platelet poor plasma specimen
PROSTProsthetic Deviceis equivalent to438660002Specimen from prosthetic device
PRPPlasma, Platelet richis equivalent to119363009Platelet rich plasma specimen
PSCPseudocystis equivalent to119368000Specimen from cyst
PUNCTWound, Punctureis equivalent to119365002Specimen from wound129300006 (Puncture - action)
PUSPusis equivalent to119323008Pus specimen
PUSFRPustuleis equivalent to119323008Pus specimen47002008 (Pustule)
PUSTPusis equivalent to119323008Pus specimen47002008 (Pustule)
QC3Quality Controlis not related toTBD
RANDUUrine, Randomis equivalent to278020009Spot urine sample
RBITEBite, Reptileis not related toSubmit for new term with parent: 119365002
RECTDrainage, Rectalis equivalent to119339001Stool specimen122462000 (Drainage)34402009 (Rectum)Historical term - consider what is being drained and indicate that in SPM-4 instead: stool is what is expected, should use stool sample
RECTAAbscess, Rectalis equivalent to119371008Specimen from abscess34402009 (Rectum)
RENALCCyst, Renalis equivalent to258420003Cyst tissue64033007 (Kidney)
RENCFluid, Renal Cystis equivalent to258453008Cyst fluid sample64033007 (Kidney)
RESRespiratoryis equivalent to258603007Respiratory sample
SALSalivais equivalent to119342007Saliva specimen
SCARTissue, Keloid (Scar)is equivalent to119376003Tissue specimen
SCLVCatheter Tip, Subclavianis equivalent to119312009Catheter tip specimen9454009 (Subclavian vein)TBD in detail
SCROAAbscess, Scrotalis equivalent to119371008Specimen from abscess20233005 (Scrotum)
SECRESecretion(s)is equivalent to432825001Body secretion specimen
SERSerumis equivalent to119364003Serum specimen
SHUSite, Shuntis equivalent to119295008Specimen obtained by aspiration14766002 (Removal by suction)257351008 (Shunt)Preferred is aspiration with sterile syringe from inflamed area. Specify body location of shunt site
SHUNFFluid, Shuntis equivalent to446861007Cerebrospinal fluid specimen obtained via ventriculoperitoneal shunt446860008 (Collection of cerebrospinal fluid via ventriculoperitoneal shunt)279107003 (Central nervous system space)
SHUNTShuntis not related toTBD
SITESiteis not related toTBD
SKBPBiopsy, Skinis equivalent to309066003Skin biopsy sample240977001 (Biopsy of skin)
SKNSkinis equivalent to119325001Skin specimen
SMMMass, Sub-Mandibularis equivalent to420548004Specimen from mass4147007 (Mass)
SNVFluid, synovial (Joint fluid)is equivalent to119332005Synovial fluid specimen
SPRMSpermatozoais equivalent to119349003Spermatozoa specimen
SPRPCatheter Tip, Suprapubicis equivalent to119312009Catheter tip specimenTBD in detail
SPRPBCathether Tip, Suprapubicis equivalent to119312009Catheter tip specimenTBD in detail
SPSEnvironmental, Spore Stripis not related toTBD
SPTSputumis equivalent to119334006Sputum specimen
SPTCSputum - coughedis equivalent to119335007Coughed sputum specimen
SPTTSputum - tracheal aspirateis equivalent to258609006Sputum specimen obtained by aspiration from trachea
SPUT1Sputum, Simulatedis not related toTBD
SPUTINSputum, Inductedis equivalent to258610001Sputum specimen obtained by sputum induction
SPUTSPSputum, Spontaneousis equivalent to119335007Coughed sputum specimen
STEREnvironmental, Sterradis not related toTBD
STLStool = Fecalis equivalent to119339001Stool specimen
STONEStone, Kidneyis equivalent to119350003Calculus specimen64033007 (Kidney)
SUBMAAbscess, Submandibularis equivalent to119371008Specimen from abscess5713008 (Submandibular triangle)
SUBMXAbscess, Submaxillaryis equivalent to119371008Specimen from abscess4335006 (Upper jaw)
SUMPDrainage, Sumpis equivalent to446562005Body fluid specimen obtained via sump drain122462000 (Drainage)Historical term - consider what is being drained and indicate that in SPM-4 instead
SUPSuprapubic Tapis equivalent to122575003Urine specimen58088002 (Urine specimen collection, suprapubic)
SUTURSutureis not related toTBD
SWGZCatheter Tip, Swan Gantzis equivalent to119312009Catheter tip specimenTBD in detail
TASPAspirate, Trachealis equivalent to122877000Upper respiratory fluid specimen obtained by tracheal aspiration129112001 (Aspiration from trachea)44567001 (Trachea)
TISSTissueis equivalent to119376003Tissue specimen
TISUTissue ulceris equivalent to122593002Tissue specimen obtained from ulcer
TLCCathether Tip, Triple Lumenis equivalent to119312009Catheter tip specimenTBD in detail
TRACSite, Tracheostomyis equivalent to438660002Specimen from prosthetic device
TRANSTransudateis equivalent to258538002Transudate sample
TSERUSerum, Troughis equivalent to119364003Serum specimen255588006 (Trough)
TSTESAbscess, Testicularis equivalent to119371008Specimen from abscess279572002 (Testicular structure)
TTRAAspirate, Transtrachealis equivalent to258480001Transtracheal aspirate sample129112001 (Aspiration from trachea)
TUBESTubesis equivalent to119310001Tube specimen
TUMORTumoris equivalent to258435002Tumour tissue
TZANCSmear, Tzanckis not related toThis is the name of a lab test. A skin sample is examined for viral inclusions.
UDENTSource, Unidentifiedis equivalent to123038009Specimen
URUrineis equivalent to122575003Urine specimen
URCUrine clean catchis equivalent to122880004Urine specimen obtained by clean catch procedure
URINBUrine, Bladder Washingsis equivalent to122575003Urine specimen78533007 (Irrigation of urinary bladder)
URINCUrine, Catheterizedis equivalent to446846006Urine specimen obtained via indwelling urinary catheter
URINMUrine, Midstreamis equivalent to258574006Mid-stream urine sample225271002 (Collection of mid-stream specimen of urine)431938005 (Structure of urinary tract proper)
URINNUrine, Nephrostomyis equivalent to446277003Urine specimen obtained from nephrostomy tube after percutaneous insertion225109005 (Collection of nephrostomy urine specimen)25990002 (Renal pelvis)
URINPUrine, Pedibagis not related toTBD
URTUrine catheteris equivalent to122565001Urinary catheter specimen
USCOPUrine, Cystoscopyis not related to176178006 (Diagnostic cystoscopy)89837001 (Urinary bladder)NEW specimenTERM 7
USPECSource, Unspecifiedis equivalent to123038009Specimen
VASTIPCatheter Tip, Vasis equivalent to119312009Catheter tip specimenTBD in detail
VENTCatheter Tip, Ventricularis equivalent to119312009Catheter tip specimenTBD in detail
VITFVitreous Fluidis equivalent to258438000Vitreous humor sample
VOMVomitusis equivalent to122572000Vomitus specimen
WASHWashis equivalent to440674008Wash out specimen
WASIWashing, e.g. bronchial washingis equivalent to122609004Specimen from lung obtained by bronchial washing procedure
WATWateris equivalent to119318008Water specimen
WBBlood, Wholeis not related toBloodbanking term ONLY now map to blood and the respective preservative
WENWenis equivalent to309075001Skin cyst sample
WICKWickis not related toTBD
WNDWoundis equivalent to119365002Specimen from wound
WNDAWound abscessis equivalent to119366001Specimen from wound abscess
WNDDWound drainageis equivalent to122566000Fluid specimen from wound122462000 (Drainage)
WNDEWound exudateis equivalent to122568004Exudate specimen from wound
WORMWormis equivalent to258618008Helminth sample
WRTWartis equivalent to309068002Skin lesion sample
WWAEnvironmental, Wateris equivalent to119318008Water specimen
WWOEnvironmental, Water (Ocean)is not related toTBD
WWTEnvironmental, Water (Tap)is not related toTBD
CSITECatheter Insertion Siteis not related to386144009 (Line insertion site)14766002 (Removal by suction)119295008 (Specimen obtained by aspiration)Prefer to have aspirate of the pus oozing out from cleaned insertion site - if swab is all that can be obtained, then swab after cleaning, otherwise you may get a contaminated specimen and a falsely identified infected central line. Do not just swab the reddened area - that will just collect skin flora
CLIPPClippingsis not related to119326000 (Hair specimen)Be more specific use either: 119326000^hair specimen, or 119327009^nail specimen
SHUSite, Shuntis not related to257351008 (Shunt)438660002 (Specimen from prosthetic device)assume swab from shunt site for mapping here - clean surface of skin prior to expressing the shunt site - preferred is aspiration with sterile syringe should use SPM.8 to specify body approximate match location of shunt site

 

 

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