HL7® Definition

 

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VALUELABEL
ABLDArterial blood
ABSAbcess
AMNAmniotic fluid
ASPAspirate
BBLBlood bag
BDYWhole body
BLDWhole blood
BONBone
BPHBasophils
BRNBurn
BROBronchial
BRTHBreath (use EXHLD)
CALCCalculus (=Stone)
CBLDCord blood
CDMCardiac muscle
CNJTConjunctiva
CNLCannula
COLColostrum
CSFCerebral spinal fluid
CTPCatheter tip
CURCurettage
CVMCervical mucus
CVXCervix
CYSTCyst
DRNDrain
EAREar
ELTElectrode
ENDCEndocardium
ENDMEndometrium
EOSEosinophils
FIBFibroblasts
FISTFistula
FLTFilter
FLUBody fluid, unsp
GASTGastric fluid/contents
GENGenital
GENCGenital cervix
GENLGenital lochia
GENVGenital vaginal
HARHair
ITIntubation tube
LAMLamella
LNLine
LNALine arterial
LNVLine venous
LYMLymphocytes
MACMacrophages
MARMarrow
MBLDMenstrual blood
MECMeconium
MILKBreast milk
MLKMilk
NAILNail
NOSNose (nasal passage)
ORHOther
PERPeritoneum
PLASPlasma
PLBPlasma bag
PLCPlacenta
PLRPleural fluid (thoracentesis fld)
PMNPolymorphonuclear neutrophils
PRTPeritoneal fluid / ascites
PUSPus
RBCErythrocytes
SALSaliva
SEMSeminal fluid
SERSerum
SKMSkeletal muscle
SKNSkin
SNVSynovial fluid (Joint fluid)
SPRMSpermatozoa
SPTSputum
SPTCSputum - coughed
SPTTSputum - tracheal aspirate
STLStool
STONStone (use CALC)
SWTSweat
TEARTears
THRBThrombocyte (platelet)
THRTThroat
TISBTissue bone marrow
TISCTissue curettage
TISGTissue gall bladder
TISLTissue lung
TISPTissue peritoneum
TISPLTissue placenta
TISSTissue
TISUTissue ulcer
ULCUlcer
UMBUmbilical Blood
URUrine
URCUrine clean catch
URTUrine catheter
URTHUrethra
VOMVomitus
WBCLeukocytes
WICKWick
WNDWound
WNDAWound abscess
WNDDWound drainage
WNDEWound exudate

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