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additivePreservative

Summary

Defining URL:http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v2-0371
Version:2.1.0
Name:AdditivePreservative
Title:additivePreservative
Status:Active
Content:All the concepts defined by the code system are included in the code system resource
Definition:

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.

Publisher:HL7, Inc
Committee:Orders and Observations
OID:2.16.840.1.113883.18.229 (for OID based terminology systems)
Content Mode:Complete
Value Set:http://terminology.hl7.org/ValueSet/v2-0371 ( is the value set for all codes in this code system)
Copyright:

Copyright HL7. Licensed under creative commons public domain

Source Resource:XML / JSON / Turtle

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

additivePreservative

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.

Copyright Statement: Copyright HL7. Licensed under creative commons public domain

Properties

CodeURLDescriptionType
statushttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/utg-concept-properties#statusStatus of the conceptcode
deprecatedhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/utg-concept-properties#v2-table-deprecatedVersion of HL7 in which the code was deprecatedcode
v2-concCommenthttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/utg-concept-properties#v2-concCommentV2 Concept Commentstring
v2-concCommentAsPubhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/utg-concept-properties#v2-concCommentAsPubV2 Concept Comment As Publishedstring

This code system http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v2-0371 defines the following codes:

CodeDisplayDefinitionV2 Table StatusV2 Concept CommentV2 Concept Comment As Published
F10 10% Formalin10% FormalinATissue preservativeTissue preservative
C32 3.2% Citrate3.2% CitrateABlue top tubeBlue top tube
C38 3.8% Citrate3.8% CitrateABlue top tubeBlue top tube
HCL6 6N HCL6N HCLA24 HR Urine Additive24 HR Urine Additive
ACDA ACD Solution AACD Solution AAYellow top tubeYellow top tube
ACDB ACD Solution BACD Solution BAYellow top tubeYellow top tube
ACET Acetic AcidAcetic AcidAUrine preservativeUrine preservative
AMIES Amies transport mediumAmies transport mediumAProtozoaProtozoa
HEPA Ammonium heparinAmmonium heparinAGreen top tubeGreen top tube
BACTM Bacterial Transport mediumBacterial Transport mediumAMicrobiological cultureMicrobiological culture
BOR Borate Boric AcidBorate Boric AcidA24HR Urine Additive24HR Urine Additive
BOUIN Bouin's solutionBouin's solutionATissueTissue
BF10 Buffered 10% formalinBuffered 10% formalinATissueTissue
WEST Buffered Citrate (Westergren Sedimentation Rate)Buffered Citrate (Westergren Sedimentation Rate)ABlack top tubeBlack top tube
BSKM Buffered skim milkBuffered skim milkAViral isolationViral isolation
CARS Carson's Modified 10% formalinCarson's Modified 10% formalinATissueTissue
CARY Cary Blair MediumCary Blair MediumAStool CulturesStool Cultures
CHLTM Chlamydia transport mediumChlamydia transport mediumAChlamydia cultureChlamydia culture
CTAD CTAD (this should be spelled out if not universally understood)CTAD (this should be spelled out if not universally understood)ABlue top tubeBlue top tube
ENT Enteric bacteria transport mediumEnteric bacteria transport mediumABacterial cultureBacterial culture
ENT+ Enteric plusEnteric plusAStool CulturesStool Cultures
JKM Jones Kendrick MediumJones Kendrick MediumABordetella pertussisBordetella pertussis
KARN Karnovsky's fixativeKarnovsky's fixativeATissueTissue
LIA Lithium iodoacetateLithium iodoacetateAGray top tubeGray top tube
HEPL Lithium/Li HeparinLithium/Li HeparinAGreen top tubeGreen top tube
M4 M4M4AMicrobiological cultureMicrobiological culture
M4RT M4-RTM4-RTAMicrobiological cultureMicrobiological culture
M5 M5M5AMicrobiological cultureMicrobiological culture
MICHTM Michel's transport mediumMichel's transport mediumAIF testsIF tests
MMDTM MMD transport mediumMMD transport mediumAImmunofluorescenceImmunofluorescence
HNO3 Nitric AcidNitric AcidAUrineUrine
NONE NoneNoneARed or Pink top tubeRed or Pink top tube
PAGE Pages's SalinePages's SalineAAcanthaoembaAcanthaoemba
PHENOL PhenolPhenolA24 Hr Urine Additive24 Hr Urine Additive
KOX Potassium OxalatePotassium OxalateAGray top tubeGray top tube
EDTK Potassium/K EDTAPotassium/K EDTAADeprecated. Replaced by EDTK15 and EDTK75Deprecated. Replaced by EDTK15 and EDTK75
EDTK15 Potassium/K EDTA 15%Potassium/K EDTA 15%APurple top tubePurple top tube
EDTK75 Potassium/K EDTA 7.5%Potassium/K EDTA 7.5%APurple top tubePurple top tube
PVA PVA (polyvinylalcohol)PVA (polyvinylalcohol)AO&PO&P
RLM Reagan Lowe MediumReagan Lowe MediumABordetella pertussis culturesBordetella pertussis cultures
SST Serum Separator Tube (Polymer Gel)Serum Separator Tube (Polymer Gel)A'Tiger' Top tube'Tiger' Top tube
SILICA Siliceous earth, 12 mgSiliceous earth, 12 mgAGray top tubeGray top tube
NAF Sodium FluorideSodium FluorideAGray top tubeGray top tube
FL100 Sodium Fluoride, 100mgSodium Fluoride, 100mgAUrineUrine
FL10 Sodium Fluoride, 10mgSodium Fluoride, 10mgAUrineUrine
NAPS Sodium polyanethol sulfonate 0.35% in 0.85% sodium chlorideSodium polyanethol sulfonate 0.35% in 0.85% sodium chlorideAYellow (Blood Culture)Yellow (Blood Culture)
HEPN Sodium/Na HeparinSodium/Na HeparinAGreen top tubeGreen top tube
EDTN Sodium/Na EDTASodium/Na EDTAADark Blue top tubeDark Blue top tube
SPS SPS(this should be spelled out if not universally understood)SPS(this should be spelled out if not universally understood)AAnticoagulant w/o bacteriocidal propertiesAnticoagulant w/o bacteriocidal properties
STUTM Stuart transport mediumStuart transport mediumABacterial cultureBacterial culture
THROM ThrombinThrombinAOrange 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)ADark Blue top tubeDark Blue top tube
THYMOL ThymolThymolA24 Hr Urine Additive24 Hr Urine Additive
THYO Thyoglycollate brothThyoglycollate brothABacterial IsolationBacterial Isolation
TOLU TolueneTolueneA24 Hr Urine Additive24 Hr Urine Additive
URETM Ureaplasma transport mediumUreaplasma transport mediumAUreaplasma cultureUreaplasma culture
VIRTM Viral Transport mediumViral Transport mediumAVirus culturesVirus cultures

History

DateActionAuthorCustodianComment
2020-05-06reviseTed KleinVocabulary WGMigrated to the UTG maintenance environment and publishing tooling.