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CodeSystem: additivePreservative

Official URL: http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v2-0371 Version: 2.0.0
Active as of 2019-12-01 Responsible: Health Level Seven International Computable Name: AdditivePreservative
Other Identifiers: OID:2.16.840.1.113883.18.229

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HL7-defined code system of concepts specifying any additive introduced to the specimen before or at the time of collection. These additives may be introduced in order to preserve, maintain or enhance the particular nature or component of the specimen. Used in HL7 Version 2.x messaging in the SPM and SAC segments.

Underlying Master Code System for V2 table 0371 (Additive/Preservative)

This Code system is referenced in the content logical definition of the following value sets:

Generated Narrative: CodeSystem v2-0371

Properties

This code system defines the following properties for its concepts

NameCodeURITypeDescription
status status http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/utg-concept-properties#status code Status of the concept
deprecated deprecated http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/utg-concept-properties#v2-table-deprecated code Version of HL7 in which the code was deprecated
V2 Concept Comment v2-concComment http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/utg-concept-properties#v2-concComment string V2 Concept Comment
V2 Concept Comment As Published v2-concCommentAsPub http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/utg-concept-properties#v2-concCommentAsPub string V2 Concept Comment As Published

Concepts

This case-sensitive code system http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v2-0371 defines the following codes in a Is-A hierarchy:

CodeDisplayDefinitionV2 Concept CommentV2 Concept Comment As Published
F10 10% Formalin 10% Formalin Tissue preservative Tissue preservative
C32 3.2% Citrate 3.2% Citrate Blue top tube Blue top tube
C38 3.8% Citrate 3.8% Citrate Blue top tube Blue top tube
HCL6 6N HCL 6N HCL 24 HR Urine Additive 24 HR Urine Additive
ACDA ACD Solution A ACD Solution A Yellow top tube Yellow top tube
ACDB ACD Solution B ACD Solution B Yellow top tube Yellow top tube
ACET Acetic Acid Acetic Acid Urine preservative Urine preservative
AMIES Amies transport medium Amies transport medium Protozoa Protozoa
HEPA Ammonium heparin Ammonium heparin Green top tube Green top tube
BACTM Bacterial Transport medium Bacterial Transport medium Microbiological culture Microbiological culture
BOR Borate Boric Acid Borate Boric Acid 24HR Urine Additive 24HR Urine Additive
BOUIN Bouin's solution Bouin's solution Tissue Tissue
BF10 Buffered 10% formalin Buffered 10% formalin Tissue Tissue
WEST Buffered Citrate (Westergren Sedimentation Rate) Buffered Citrate (Westergren Sedimentation Rate) Black top tube Black top tube
BSKM Buffered skim milk Buffered skim milk Viral isolation Viral isolation
CARS Carson's Modified 10% formalin Carson's Modified 10% formalin Tissue Tissue
CARY Cary Blair Medium Cary Blair Medium Stool Cultures Stool Cultures
CHLTM Chlamydia transport medium Chlamydia transport medium Chlamydia culture Chlamydia culture
CTAD CTAD (this should be spelled out if not universally understood) CTAD (this should be spelled out if not universally understood) Blue top tube Blue top tube
ENT Enteric bacteria transport medium Enteric bacteria transport medium Bacterial culture Bacterial culture
ENT+ Enteric plus Enteric plus Stool Cultures Stool Cultures
JKM Jones Kendrick Medium Jones Kendrick Medium Bordetella pertussis Bordetella pertussis
KARN Karnovsky's fixative Karnovsky's fixative Tissue Tissue
LIA Lithium iodoacetate Lithium iodoacetate Gray top tube Gray top tube
HEPL Lithium/Li Heparin Lithium/Li Heparin Green top tube Green top tube
M4 M4 M4 Microbiological culture Microbiological culture
M4RT M4-RT M4-RT Microbiological culture Microbiological culture
M5 M5 M5 Microbiological culture Microbiological culture
MICHTM Michel's transport medium Michel's transport medium IF tests IF tests
MMDTM MMD transport medium MMD transport medium Immunofluorescence Immunofluorescence
HNO3 Nitric Acid Nitric Acid Urine Urine
NONE None None Red or Pink top tube Red or Pink top tube
PAGE Pages's Saline Pages's Saline Acanthaoemba Acanthaoemba
PHENOL Phenol Phenol 24 Hr Urine Additive 24 Hr Urine Additive
KOX Potassium Oxalate Potassium Oxalate Gray top tube Gray top tube
EDTK Potassium/K EDTA Potassium/K EDTA Deprecated. Replaced by EDTK15 and EDTK75 Deprecated. Replaced by EDTK15 and EDTK75
EDTK15 Potassium/K EDTA 15% Potassium/K EDTA 15% Purple top tube Purple top tube
EDTK75 Potassium/K EDTA 7.5% Potassium/K EDTA 7.5% Purple top tube Purple top tube
PVA PVA (polyvinylalcohol) PVA (polyvinylalcohol) O&P O&P
RLM Reagan Lowe Medium Reagan Lowe Medium Bordetella pertussis cultures Bordetella pertussis cultures
SST Serum Separator Tube (Polymer Gel) Serum Separator Tube (Polymer Gel) 'Tiger' Top tube 'Tiger' Top tube
SILICA Siliceous earth, 12 mg Siliceous earth, 12 mg Gray top tube Gray top tube
NAF Sodium Fluoride Sodium Fluoride Gray top tube Gray top tube
FL100 Sodium Fluoride, 100mg Sodium Fluoride, 100mg Urine Urine
FL10 Sodium Fluoride, 10mg Sodium Fluoride, 10mg Urine Urine
NAPS Sodium polyanethol sulfonate 0.35% in 0.85% sodium chloride Sodium polyanethol sulfonate 0.35% in 0.85% sodium chloride Yellow (Blood Culture) Yellow (Blood Culture)
HEPN Sodium/Na Heparin Sodium/Na Heparin Green top tube Green top tube
EDTN Sodium/Na EDTA Sodium/Na EDTA Dark Blue top tube Dark Blue top tube
SPS SPS(this should be spelled out if not universally understood) SPS(this should be spelled out if not universally understood) Anticoagulant w/o bacteriocidal properties Anticoagulant w/o bacteriocidal properties
STUTM Stuart transport medium Stuart transport medium Bacterial culture Bacterial culture
THROM Thrombin Thrombin Orange or Grey/Yellow (STAT Chem) Orange or Grey/Yellow (STAT Chem)
FDP Thrombin NIH; soybean trypsin inhibitor (Fibrin Degradation Products) Thrombin NIH; soybean trypsin inhibitor (Fibrin Degradation Products) Dark Blue top tube Dark Blue top tube
THYMOL Thymol Thymol 24 Hr Urine Additive 24 Hr Urine Additive
THYO Thyoglycollate broth Thyoglycollate broth Bacterial Isolation Bacterial Isolation
TOLU Toluene Toluene 24 Hr Urine Additive 24 Hr Urine Additive
URETM Ureaplasma transport medium Ureaplasma transport medium Ureaplasma culture Ureaplasma culture
VIRTM Viral Transport medium Viral Transport medium Virus cultures Virus cultures

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