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4.3.2.1060 HL7 v3 Value Set EntityCode

Vocabulary Work Group Maturity Level: N/AExternal Use Context: Any

This value set (http://terminology.hl7.org/ValueSet/v3-EntityCode) is defined as part of HL7 v3.

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Defining URL:http://terminology.hl7.org/ValueSet/v3-EntityCode
Version:2018-04-01
Name:v3.EntityCode
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This value set contains 290 concepts

All codes from system http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v3-EntityCode

CodeDisplayDefinition
_MaterialEntityClassTypeMaterialEntityClassTypeTypes of Material for EntityClass "MAT"
_ContainerEntityTypeContainerEntityTypeMaterial intended to hold another material for purpose of storage or transport.
PKGPackageA material intended to hold other materials for purposes of storage or transportation
_NonRigidContainerEntityTypeNonRigidContainerEntityTypeA container having dimensions that adjust somewhat based on the amount and shape of the material placed within it.
BAGBagA pouched or pendulous container.
PACKTPacketA paper
PCHPouchA small bag or container made of a soft material.
SACHSachetA small bag or packet containing a small portion of a substance.
_RigidContainerEntityTypeRigidContainerEntityTypeA container having a fixed and inflexible dimensions and volume
_IndividualPackageEntityTypeIndividualPackageEntityTypeContainer intended to contain sufficient material for only one use.
AMPAmpuleA small sealed glass container that holds a measured amount of a medicinal substance.
MINIMMinimIndividually dosed ophthalmic solution. One time eye dropper dispenser.
NEBAMPNebuampIndividually dosed inhalation solution.
OVULOvuleA container either glass or plastic and a narrow neck, for storing liquid.
_MultiUseContainerEntityTypeMultiUseContainerEntityTypeA container intended to contain sufficient material for more than one use. (I.e. Material is intended to be removed from the container at more than one discrete time period.)
BOTBottleA container, typically rounded, either glass or plastic with a narrow neck and capable of storing liquid.
BOTAAmber BottleA bottle of yellow to brown color. Used to store light-sensitive materials
BOTDDropper BottleA bottle with a cap designed to release the contained liquid in droplets of a specific size.
BOTGGlass BottleA bottle made of glass
BOTPPlastic BottleA bottle made of plastic
BOTPLYPolyethylene BottleA bottle made of polyethylene
BOXBoxA 6-sided container commonly made from paper or cardboard used for solid forms.
CANCanA metal container in which a material is hermetically sealed to enable storage over long periods.
CARTCartridgeA sealed container of liquid or powder intended to be loaded into a device.
CNSTRCanisterA pressurized metal container holding a substance released as a spray or aerosol.
JARJarA container of glass, earthenware, plastic, etc. Top of the container has a diameter of similar size to the diameter of the container as a whole
JUGJugA deep vessel for holding liquids, with a handle and often with a spout or lip shape for pouring.
TINTinA lidded container made of thin sheet metal.
TUBTubAn open flat bottomed round container.
TUBETubeA long hollow rigid or flexible cylinder. Material is extruded by squeezing the container.
VIALVialA small cylindrical glass for holding liquid medicines.
BLSTRPKBlister PackA bubblepack. Medications sealed individually, separated into doses.
CARDCardA bubble pack card. Multiple individual/separated doses.
COMPPKGCompliance PackageA container intended to contain sufficient material for more than one use, but grouped or organized to provide individual access to sufficient material for a single use. Often used to ensure that the proper type and amount of material is consumed/expended for each use.
DIALPKDial PackRotatable dispenser. Eg. Birth control package.
DISKDiskObject that is thin, flat, and circular. Doses of medication often contained in bubbles on the disk.
DOSETDosetteSpecial packaging that will help patients take their medications on a regular basis.
STRIPStripA continuous strip of plastic sectioned into individual pouches, each one containing the quantity of 1 or more medications intended to be administered at a specific time
KITKitA container for a diverse collection of products intended to be used together for some purpose (e.g. Medicinal kits often contain a syringe, a needle and the injectable medication).
SYSTMSystemA kit in which the components are interconnected.
_MedicalDeviceMedicalDeviceA device with direct or indirect therapeutic purpose. Values for EntityCode when EntityClass = "DEV"
_AccessMedicalDeviceAccessMedicalDeviceA device used to allow access to a part of a body
LINELineA hollow tube used to administer a substance into a vein, artery or body cavity
IALINEIntra-arterial LineA line used to administer a substance into an artery
IVLINEIntraveneous LineA line used to administer a substance into a vein
_AdministrationMedicalDeviceAdministrationMedicalDeviceA device intended to administer a substance to a subject
_InjectionMedicalDeviceInjectionMedicalDeviceA device intended to administer liquid into a subject via a
AINJAutoInjectorAutomatically injects medication.
PENPenA device which can contain a cartridge for injection purposes. Eg. Insulin pen.
SYRSyringeA barrel with a plunger.
APLCTRApplicatorA device used to apply a liquid or powder to a surface.
INHInhalerA small device used for inhaling medicine in the form of a vapour or gas in order to ease a respiratory condition such as asthma or to relieve nasal congestion.
DSKSDiskusThe device used to inhale the doses of medication contained in the disk form.
DSKUNHDiskhalerThe device used to inhale the doses of medication contained in the disk form.
TRBINHTurbuhalerAsthma medication delivery device.
PMPPumpA device that is used to raise, compress, or transfer liquids or gases and is operated by a piston or similar mechanism.
_SpecimenAdditiveEntitySpecimenAdditiveEntitySet of codes related to specimen additives
ACDAACD Solution AACD Solution A of trisodium citrate, 22.0g/L; citric acid, 8.0 g/L; and dextrose 24.5 g/L. Used in Blood banking and histocompatibilty testing
ACDBACD Solution BACD Solution B of trisodium citrate, 13.2g/L; citric acid, 4.8 g/L; and dextrose 14.7 g/L. Used in Blood banking and histocompatibilty testing.
ACETAcetic Acid50% V/V acetic acid in water. Used as a urine preservative
AMIESAmies transport mediumSodium Chloride 3.0g, Potassium Chloride 0.2g, Calcium Chloride 0.1g, Magnesium Chloride 0.1g, Monopotassium Phosphate 0.2g, Disodium Phosphate 1.15g, Sodium Thiogly collate 1.0g, Distilled Water 1 liter
BACTMBacterial Transport mediumAny medium used to maintain bacterial viability (e.g. Stuart's, Cary-Blair, Amies)
BF10Buffered 10% formalinFormaldehyde 4% w/v; methyl alcohol 1% w/v; phosphate buffering salts. Tissue preservative
BORBoric AcidPowdered boric acid (usually 10 g) added to 24-hour urine collections as a preservative.
BOUINBouin's solutionPicric acid, saturated aqueous solution (750.0 ml), 37-40% formalin (250.0 ml), glacial acetic acid (50.0 ml). Tissue preservative.
BSKMBuffered skim milk50% skim milk in 0.01 M phosphate-buffered saline. Maintain virus viability
C323.2% CitrateA 3.2% solution of Sodium Citrate in water. Used as a blood preservative
C383.8% CitrateA 3.8% solution of Sodium Citrate in water. Used as a blood preservative
CARSCarson's Modified 10% formalinA modification of buffered 10% formalin used as a general tissue preservative.
CARYCary Blair MediumSodium Thioglycollate 1.5 g, Disodium Hydrogen Phosphate 1.1 g, Sodium Chloride 5.0 g, Calcium Chloride 0.09 g, Agar 5.0 g, per Liter of Water
CHLTMChlamydia transport mediumAny of a number of non-nutritive buffered media used to maintain Chlamydia viability during transportation to the laboratory
CTADCTADBuffered tri-sodium citrate solution with theophylline, adenosine and dipyridamole
EDTK15Potassium/K EDTA 15%Potassium EDTA 15% solution in water
EDTK75Potassium/K EDTA 7.5%Potassium EDTA 7.5% solution in water
EDTNSodium/Na EDTASodium fluoride and Disodium EDTA
ENTEnteric bacteria transport mediumAny of a number of non-nutritive buffered media used to maintain enteric bacterial viability during transportation to the laboratory
F1010% FormalinA 10% v/v solution in water of formalin( a 37% solution of formaldehyde and water). Used for tissue preservation.
FDPThrombin NIH; soybean trypsin inhibitorThrombin plus soybean trypsin inhibitor. For use in identifying fibrn degredation products.
FL10Sodium Fluoride, 10mgSodium fluoride, 10mg added as a urine preservative.
FL100Sodium Fluoride, 100mgSodium fluoride, 100mg added as a urine preservative.
HCL66N HCLA solution of HCl containing 6moles of hydrogen ion/L. Used as a Urine Preservative.
HEPAAmmonium heparinAmmonium heparin
HEPLLithium/Li HeparinLithium heparin salt
HEPNSodium/Na HeparinSodium heparin salt
HNO3Nitric Acid6N Nitric acid used to preserve urine for heavy metal analysis.
JKMJones Kendrick MediumA transport medium formulated to maintain Bordetella pertussis viability.
KARNKarnovsky's fixative5% Glutaraldehyde, 4% Formaldehyde in 0.08M buffer. Tissue preservation
KOXPotassium OxalatePotassium oxalate and sodium fluoride in a 1.25:1 ratio
LIALithium iodoacetateIodoacetate lithium salt
M4M4Modified Hank's balanced salt solution supplemented with bovine serum albumin, gelatin, sucrose and glutamic acid. It is buffered to pH 7.3+ or - 0.2 with HEPES buffer. Phenol red is used to indicate pH. Vancomycin, Amphotericin B and Colistin are used to
M4RTM4-RTModified Hank's balanced salt solution supplemented with bovine serum albumin, gelatin, sucrose and glutamic acid. It is buffered to pH 7.3+ or - 0.2 with Hepes buffer. Phenol red is used to indicate pH. Gentamicin and amphotericin B are used to inhibit c
M5M5Modified Hank's balanced salt solution supplemented with protein stabilizers, sucrose and glutamic acid. It is buffered to pH 7.3+ or - 0.2 with Hepes buffer. Phenol red is used to indicate pH. Vancomycin, Amphotericin B and Colistin are used to inhibit c
MICHTMMichel's transport medium1M potassium citrate, pH 7.0 2.5 ml, 0.1M magnesium sulfate 5.0 ml, 0.1M N-ethyl malemide 5.0 ml, dH2O 87.5 ml, ammonium sulfate 55gm. Preserve antigens for Immunofluorescence procedures
MMDTMMMD transport mediumA buffered medium with ammonium sulfate added to preserve antigens for Immunofluorescence procedures
NAFSodium FluorideSodium fluoride
NONENoneNo additive. Specifically identifes the specimen as having no additives.
PAGEPage's Saline0.12 g NaCl, 0.004 g MgSO, 0.004 g, CaCl, 0.142 g Na2HPO4 and 0.136 g KH2PO4 per liter of distilled water. Maintain Acanthaoemba viability.
PHENOLPhenolPhenol. Urine preservative
PVAPolyvinylalcoholPolyvinyl alcohol
RLMReagan Lowe MediumA transport medium formulated to maintain Bordetella pertussis viability.
SILICASiliceous earthDiatomaceous earth. For glucose determination blood samples
SPSSodium polyanethol sulfonate 0.35% in 0.85% sodium chlorideSodium polyanethol sulfonate in saline. Anticomplementary and antiphagocytic properties. Used in blood culture collection.
SSTSerum Separator TubePolymer separator gel with clot activator
STUTMStuart transport mediumSodium Glycerophosphate 10.0g, Calcium Chloride 0.1g, Mercaptoacetic Acid 1.0ml, Distilled Water 1 liter
THROMThrombinThrombin. Accelerates clotting.
THYMOLThymol2-Isopropyl-5-methyl phenol. A preservative for 24 Hr Urine samples
THYOThyoglycolate brothA nutritive medium with a reducing agent (sodium thioglycolate) which, due to a chemical reaction, removes oxygen from the broth.
TOLUTolueneAlso known as Methylbenzene; Toluol; Phenylmethane. A preservative for 24 Hr Urine samples
URETMUreaplasma transport mediumA buffered salt solution with antifungal agents added for the collection and transport of Ureaplasma specimens.
VIRTMViral Transport mediumSucrose 74.6g, Potassium hydrogenphosphate 0.52g, L-glutamic acid 0.72g, Bovine serum albumin 5.0g, Gentamicin 50mg, Potassium dihydrogenphosphate 1.25g, L-15 medium 9.9L, Water to 10L. Maintain Virus viability.
WESTBuffered Citrate3.8% Citrate buffered to a pH of 5.5 for Westergren Sedimentation Rate
BLDPRDBlood ProductA manufactured product that is produced from the raw blood oi a donor with the intention of using it in a recipient transfusion.
VCCNEVaccineA Type of medicine that creates an immune protection without the recipient experiencing the disease.
_DrugEntityDrugEntityA substance whose therapeutic effect is produced by chemical action within the body.
_ClinicalDrugClinicalDrugAny substance or mixture of substances manufactured, sold or represented for use in: (a) the diagnosis, treatment, mitigation or prevention of a disease, disorder, abnormal physical state, or its symptoms, in human beings or animals; (b) restoring, correcting or modifying organic functions in human beings or animals.
_NonDrugAgentEntityNonDrugAgentEntityIndicates types of allergy and intolerance agents which are non-drugs. (E.g. foods, latex, etc.)
NDA01eggegg
NDA02fishfish
NDA03lactoselactose
NDA04peanutpeanut
NDA05soysoy
NDA06sulfitessulfites
NDA07wheat or glutenwheat or gluten
NDA08isocyanatesisocyanates
NDA09solventssolvents
NDA10oilsoils
NDA11venomsvenoms
NDA12latexlatex
NDA13shellfishshellfish
NDA14strawberriesstrawberries
NDA15tomatoestomatoes
NDA16dustdust
NDA17dust mitesdust mites
_OrganizationEntityTypeOrganizationEntityTypeFurther classifies entities of classCode ORG.
HHOLDhouseholdThe group of persons who occupy a single housing unit.
NATNationEntityTypeCodes identifying nation states. Allows for finer grained specification of Entity with classcode <= NAT Example:ISO3166 country codes.
RELIGreligious institutionAn organization that provides religious rites of worship.
_PlaceEntityTypePlaceEntityTypeTypes of places for EntityClass "PLC"
BEDBed LocationThe location of a bed
BLDGBuilding LocationThe location of a building
FLOORFloor LocationThe location of a floor of a building
ROOMRoom LocationThe location of a room
WINGWing LocationThe location of a wing of a building (e.g. East Wing). The same room number for the same floor number can be distinguished by wing number in some situations
_ResourceGroupEntityTypeResourceGroupEntityTypeCodes to characterize a Resource Group using categories that typify its membership and/or function . Example: PractitionerGroup
PRACPractitionerGroupPractitionerGroup
_MaterialEntityClassTypeMaterialEntityClassTypeTypes of Material for EntityClass "MAT"
_ContainerEntityTypeContainerEntityTypeMaterial intended to hold another material for purpose of storage or transport.
PKGPackageA material intended to hold other materials for purposes of storage or transportation
_NonRigidContainerEntityTypeNonRigidContainerEntityTypeA container having dimensions that adjust somewhat based on the amount and shape of the material placed within it.
BAGBagA pouched or pendulous container.
PACKTPacketA paper
PCHPouchA small bag or container made of a soft material.
SACHSachetA small bag or packet containing a small portion of a substance.
_RigidContainerEntityTypeRigidContainerEntityTypeA container having a fixed and inflexible dimensions and volume
_IndividualPackageEntityTypeIndividualPackageEntityTypeContainer intended to contain sufficient material for only one use.
AMPAmpuleA small sealed glass container that holds a measured amount of a medicinal substance.
MINIMMinimIndividually dosed ophthalmic solution. One time eye dropper dispenser.
NEBAMPNebuampIndividually dosed inhalation solution.
OVULOvuleA container either glass or plastic and a narrow neck, for storing liquid.
_MultiUseContainerEntityTypeMultiUseContainerEntityTypeA container intended to contain sufficient material for more than one use. (I.e. Material is intended to be removed from the container at more than one discrete time period.)
BOTBottleA container, typically rounded, either glass or plastic with a narrow neck and capable of storing liquid.
BOTAAmber BottleA bottle of yellow to brown color. Used to store light-sensitive materials
BOTDDropper BottleA bottle with a cap designed to release the contained liquid in droplets of a specific size.
BOTGGlass BottleA bottle made of glass
BOTPPlastic BottleA bottle made of plastic
BOTPLYPolyethylene BottleA bottle made of polyethylene
BOXBoxA 6-sided container commonly made from paper or cardboard used for solid forms.
CANCanA metal container in which a material is hermetically sealed to enable storage over long periods.
CARTCartridgeA sealed container of liquid or powder intended to be loaded into a device.
CNSTRCanisterA pressurized metal container holding a substance released as a spray or aerosol.
JARJarA container of glass, earthenware, plastic, etc. Top of the container has a diameter of similar size to the diameter of the container as a whole
JUGJugA deep vessel for holding liquids, with a handle and often with a spout or lip shape for pouring.
TINTinA lidded container made of thin sheet metal.
TUBTubAn open flat bottomed round container.
TUBETubeA long hollow rigid or flexible cylinder. Material is extruded by squeezing the container.
VIALVialA small cylindrical glass for holding liquid medicines.
BLSTRPKBlister PackA bubblepack. Medications sealed individually, separated into doses.
CARDCardA bubble pack card. Multiple individual/separated doses.
COMPPKGCompliance PackageA container intended to contain sufficient material for more than one use, but grouped or organized to provide individual access to sufficient material for a single use. Often used to ensure that the proper type and amount of material is consumed/expended for each use.
DIALPKDial PackRotatable dispenser. Eg. Birth control package.
DISKDiskObject that is thin, flat, and circular. Doses of medication often contained in bubbles on the disk.
DOSETDosetteSpecial packaging that will help patients take their medications on a regular basis.
STRIPStripA continuous strip of plastic sectioned into individual pouches, each one containing the quantity of 1 or more medications intended to be administered at a specific time
KITKitA container for a diverse collection of products intended to be used together for some purpose (e.g. Medicinal kits often contain a syringe, a needle and the injectable medication).
SYSTMSystemA kit in which the components are interconnected.
_MedicalDeviceMedicalDeviceA device with direct or indirect therapeutic purpose. Values for EntityCode when EntityClass = "DEV"
_AccessMedicalDeviceAccessMedicalDeviceA device used to allow access to a part of a body
LINELineA hollow tube used to administer a substance into a vein, artery or body cavity
IALINEIntra-arterial LineA line used to administer a substance into an artery
IVLINEIntraveneous LineA line used to administer a substance into a vein
_AdministrationMedicalDeviceAdministrationMedicalDeviceA device intended to administer a substance to a subject
_InjectionMedicalDeviceInjectionMedicalDeviceA device intended to administer liquid into a subject via a
AINJAutoInjectorAutomatically injects medication.
PENPenA device which can contain a cartridge for injection purposes. Eg. Insulin pen.
SYRSyringeA barrel with a plunger.
APLCTRApplicatorA device used to apply a liquid or powder to a surface.
INHInhalerA small device used for inhaling medicine in the form of a vapour or gas in order to ease a respiratory condition such as asthma or to relieve nasal congestion.
DSKSDiskusThe device used to inhale the doses of medication contained in the disk form.
DSKUNHDiskhalerThe device used to inhale the doses of medication contained in the disk form.
TRBINHTurbuhalerAsthma medication delivery device.
PMPPumpA device that is used to raise, compress, or transfer liquids or gases and is operated by a piston or similar mechanism.
_SpecimenAdditiveEntitySpecimenAdditiveEntitySet of codes related to specimen additives
ACDAACD Solution AACD Solution A of trisodium citrate, 22.0g/L; citric acid, 8.0 g/L; and dextrose 24.5 g/L. Used in Blood banking and histocompatibilty testing
ACDBACD Solution BACD Solution B of trisodium citrate, 13.2g/L; citric acid, 4.8 g/L; and dextrose 14.7 g/L. Used in Blood banking and histocompatibilty testing.
ACETAcetic Acid50% V/V acetic acid in water. Used as a urine preservative
AMIESAmies transport mediumSodium Chloride 3.0g, Potassium Chloride 0.2g, Calcium Chloride 0.1g, Magnesium Chloride 0.1g, Monopotassium Phosphate 0.2g, Disodium Phosphate 1.15g, Sodium Thiogly collate 1.0g, Distilled Water 1 liter
BACTMBacterial Transport mediumAny medium used to maintain bacterial viability (e.g. Stuart's, Cary-Blair, Amies)
BF10Buffered 10% formalinFormaldehyde 4% w/v; methyl alcohol 1% w/v; phosphate buffering salts. Tissue preservative
BORBoric AcidPowdered boric acid (usually 10 g) added to 24-hour urine collections as a preservative.
BOUINBouin's solutionPicric acid, saturated aqueous solution (750.0 ml), 37-40% formalin (250.0 ml), glacial acetic acid (50.0 ml). Tissue preservative.
BSKMBuffered skim milk50% skim milk in 0.01 M phosphate-buffered saline. Maintain virus viability
C323.2% CitrateA 3.2% solution of Sodium Citrate in water. Used as a blood preservative
C383.8% CitrateA 3.8% solution of Sodium Citrate in water. Used as a blood preservative
CARSCarson's Modified 10% formalinA modification of buffered 10% formalin used as a general tissue preservative.
CARYCary Blair MediumSodium Thioglycollate 1.5 g, Disodium Hydrogen Phosphate 1.1 g, Sodium Chloride 5.0 g, Calcium Chloride 0.09 g, Agar 5.0 g, per Liter of Water
CHLTMChlamydia transport mediumAny of a number of non-nutritive buffered media used to maintain Chlamydia viability during transportation to the laboratory
CTADCTADBuffered tri-sodium citrate solution with theophylline, adenosine and dipyridamole
EDTK15Potassium/K EDTA 15%Potassium EDTA 15% solution in water
EDTK75Potassium/K EDTA 7.5%Potassium EDTA 7.5% solution in water
EDTNSodium/Na EDTASodium fluoride and Disodium EDTA
ENTEnteric bacteria transport mediumAny of a number of non-nutritive buffered media used to maintain enteric bacterial viability during transportation to the laboratory
F1010% FormalinA 10% v/v solution in water of formalin( a 37% solution of formaldehyde and water). Used for tissue preservation.
FDPThrombin NIH; soybean trypsin inhibitorThrombin plus soybean trypsin inhibitor. For use in identifying fibrn degredation products.
FL10Sodium Fluoride, 10mgSodium fluoride, 10mg added as a urine preservative.
FL100Sodium Fluoride, 100mgSodium fluoride, 100mg added as a urine preservative.
HCL66N HCLA solution of HCl containing 6moles of hydrogen ion/L. Used as a Urine Preservative.
HEPAAmmonium heparinAmmonium heparin
HEPLLithium/Li HeparinLithium heparin salt
HEPNSodium/Na HeparinSodium heparin salt
HNO3Nitric Acid6N Nitric acid used to preserve urine for heavy metal analysis.
JKMJones Kendrick MediumA transport medium formulated to maintain Bordetella pertussis viability.
KARNKarnovsky's fixative5% Glutaraldehyde, 4% Formaldehyde in 0.08M buffer. Tissue preservation
KOXPotassium OxalatePotassium oxalate and sodium fluoride in a 1.25:1 ratio
LIALithium iodoacetateIodoacetate lithium salt
M4M4Modified Hank's balanced salt solution supplemented with bovine serum albumin, gelatin, sucrose and glutamic acid. It is buffered to pH 7.3+ or - 0.2 with HEPES buffer. Phenol red is used to indicate pH. Vancomycin, Amphotericin B and Colistin are used to
M4RTM4-RTModified Hank's balanced salt solution supplemented with bovine serum albumin, gelatin, sucrose and glutamic acid. It is buffered to pH 7.3+ or - 0.2 with Hepes buffer. Phenol red is used to indicate pH. Gentamicin and amphotericin B are used to inhibit c
M5M5Modified Hank's balanced salt solution supplemented with protein stabilizers, sucrose and glutamic acid. It is buffered to pH 7.3+ or - 0.2 with Hepes buffer. Phenol red is used to indicate pH. Vancomycin, Amphotericin B and Colistin are used to inhibit c
MICHTMMichel's transport medium1M potassium citrate, pH 7.0 2.5 ml, 0.1M magnesium sulfate 5.0 ml, 0.1M N-ethyl malemide 5.0 ml, dH2O 87.5 ml, ammonium sulfate 55gm. Preserve antigens for Immunofluorescence procedures
MMDTMMMD transport mediumA buffered medium with ammonium sulfate added to preserve antigens for Immunofluorescence procedures
NAFSodium FluorideSodium fluoride
NONENoneNo additive. Specifically identifes the specimen as having no additives.
PAGEPage's Saline0.12 g NaCl, 0.004 g MgSO, 0.004 g, CaCl, 0.142 g Na2HPO4 and 0.136 g KH2PO4 per liter of distilled water. Maintain Acanthaoemba viability.
PHENOLPhenolPhenol. Urine preservative
PVAPolyvinylalcoholPolyvinyl alcohol
RLMReagan Lowe MediumA transport medium formulated to maintain Bordetella pertussis viability.
SILICASiliceous earthDiatomaceous earth. For glucose determination blood samples
SPSSodium polyanethol sulfonate 0.35% in 0.85% sodium chlorideSodium polyanethol sulfonate in saline. Anticomplementary and antiphagocytic properties. Used in blood culture collection.
SSTSerum Separator TubePolymer separator gel with clot activator
STUTMStuart transport mediumSodium Glycerophosphate 10.0g, Calcium Chloride 0.1g, Mercaptoacetic Acid 1.0ml, Distilled Water 1 liter
THROMThrombinThrombin. Accelerates clotting.
THYMOLThymol2-Isopropyl-5-methyl phenol. A preservative for 24 Hr Urine samples
THYOThyoglycolate brothA nutritive medium with a reducing agent (sodium thioglycolate) which, due to a chemical reaction, removes oxygen from the broth.
TOLUTolueneAlso known as Methylbenzene; Toluol; Phenylmethane. A preservative for 24 Hr Urine samples
URETMUreaplasma transport mediumA buffered salt solution with antifungal agents added for the collection and transport of Ureaplasma specimens.
VIRTMViral Transport mediumSucrose 74.6g, Potassium hydrogenphosphate 0.52g, L-glutamic acid 0.72g, Bovine serum albumin 5.0g, Gentamicin 50mg, Potassium dihydrogenphosphate 1.25g, L-15 medium 9.9L, Water to 10L. Maintain Virus viability.
WESTBuffered Citrate3.8% Citrate buffered to a pH of 5.5 for Westergren Sedimentation Rate
BLDPRDBlood ProductA manufactured product that is produced from the raw blood oi a donor with the intention of using it in a recipient transfusion.
VCCNEVaccineA Type of medicine that creates an immune protection without the recipient experiencing the disease.
_DrugEntityDrugEntityA substance whose therapeutic effect is produced by chemical action within the body.
_ClinicalDrugClinicalDrugAny substance or mixture of substances manufactured, sold or represented for use in: (a) the diagnosis, treatment, mitigation or prevention of a disease, disorder, abnormal physical state, or its symptoms, in human beings or animals; (b) restoring, correcting or modifying organic functions in human beings or animals.
_NonDrugAgentEntityNonDrugAgentEntityIndicates types of allergy and intolerance agents which are non-drugs. (E.g. foods, latex, etc.)
NDA01eggegg
NDA02fishfish
NDA03lactoselactose
NDA04peanutpeanut
NDA05soysoy
NDA06sulfitessulfites
NDA07wheat or glutenwheat or gluten
NDA08isocyanatesisocyanates
NDA09solventssolvents
NDA10oilsoils
NDA11venomsvenoms
NDA12latexlatex
NDA13shellfishshellfish
NDA14strawberriesstrawberries
NDA15tomatoestomatoes
NDA16dustdust
NDA17dust mitesdust mites
_OrganizationEntityTypeOrganizationEntityTypeFurther classifies entities of classCode ORG.
HHOLDhouseholdThe group of persons who occupy a single housing unit.
NATNationEntityTypeCodes identifying nation states. Allows for finer grained specification of Entity with classcode <= NAT Example:ISO3166 country codes.
RELIGreligious institutionAn organization that provides religious rites of worship.
_PlaceEntityTypePlaceEntityTypeTypes of places for EntityClass "PLC"
BEDBed LocationThe location of a bed
BLDGBuilding LocationThe location of a building
FLOORFloor LocationThe location of a floor of a building
ROOMRoom LocationThe location of a room
WINGWing LocationThe location of a wing of a building (e.g. East Wing). The same room number for the same floor number can be distinguished by wing number in some situations
_ResourceGroupEntityTypeResourceGroupEntityTypeCodes to characterize a Resource Group using categories that typify its membership and/or function . Example: PractitionerGroup
PRACPractitionerGroupPractitionerGroup