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Mapping from http://terminology.hl7.org/ValueSet/v20487 to http://snomed.info/sct?fhir_vs
DRAFT.
Published
on
25/07/2013
20130725
by
FHIR
project
team
(original
source:
LabMCoP)
(
http://hl7.org/fhir
,
http://www.phconnect.org/group...
).
Source Concept Details 
 Destination Concept Details  Comment  
Code
from

Code
from

Code
from

Code
from

Code
from
 
ACNE
 Tissue, Acne  is equivalent to 
309068002

Skin
lesion
 
ACNFLD
 Fluid, Acne  is equivalent to 
119323008
 Pus specimen  47002008 (Pustule)  HL7 term is a historical term. mapped to Pus  
AIRS
 Air Sample  is equivalent to 
446302006
 Air sample  
ALL
 Allograft  is equivalent to 
119376003
 Tissue specimen  7970006 (Allograft)  
AMP
 Amputation  is equivalent to 
408654003

Specimen
obtained
by
 81723002 (Amputation)  
ANGI

Catheter
Tip,
 is equivalent to 
119312009

Catheter
tip
 TBD in detail  
ARTC

Catheter
Tip,
 is equivalent to 
119312009

Catheter
tip
 TBD in detail  
ASERU
 Serum, Acute 
 pending  
ASP
 Aspirate  is equivalent to 
119295008

Specimen
obtained
by
 14766002 (Removal by suction)  
ATTE
 Environment, Attest 
 TBD  
AUTOC

Environmental,
Autoclave

 TBD  
AUTP
 Autopsy 
 This 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. SPM4) and source site (SPM.8) and spatial orientation (SPM.9)  
BBL
 Blood bag  is equivalent to 
119304001

Blood
bag
 
BCYST
 Cyst, Baker's 
 32361000 (Popliteal fossa)  submitted (PLR155) with parent of 167874004^knee joint synovial fluid (specimen), with specimen source topography 32361000^Popliteal fossa structure (body structure)  
BITE
 Bite 
 Submit for new term with parent 119365002  
BLEB
 Bleb  is equivalent to 
309049000
 Lesion sample  339008 (Blister)  
BLIST
 Blister  is equivalent to 
309049000
 Lesion sample  339008 (Blister)  
BOIL
 Boil  is equivalent to 
119295008

Specimen
obtained
by
 14766002 (Removal by suction)  59843005 (Furuncle)  
BON
 Bone  is equivalent to 
430268003

Specimen
from
 
BOWL
 Bowel contents 
 Don't use this term for human samples  use Stool instead. animal would use small intestinal contents, large intestinal contents  
BPU

Blood
product
 is equivalent to 
119300005

Specimen
from
blood
 
BRN
 Burn  is equivalent to 
119367005

Specimen
from
burn
 
BRSH
 Brush  is equivalent to 
258415003
 Biopsy sample  439336003 (Brush biopsy)  
BRTH

Breath
(use
 is equivalent to 
119336008

Exhaled
air
 
BRUS
 Brushing  is equivalent to 
309176002

Bronchial
brushings
 80657008 (Bronchoscopy with brush biopsy)  
BUB
 Bubo  is equivalent to 
302795002

Lymph
node
 14766002 (Removal by suction)  11585000 (Bubo)  
BULLA
 Bulla/Bullae  is equivalent to 
258482009

Vesicle
fluid
 339008 (Blister)  
BX
 Biopsy  is equivalent to 
258415003
 Biopsy sample  86273004 (Biopsy)  
CALC
 Calculus (=Stone)  is equivalent to 
119350003
 Calculus specimen  
CARBU
 Carbuncle  is equivalent to 
309051001

Body
fluid
 41570003 (Carbuncle)  
CAT
 Catheter  is equivalent to 
119311002
 Catheter specimen  
CBITE
 Bite, Cat 
 Submit for new term with parent 119365002  
CLIPP
 Clippings  is equivalent to 
119327009
 Nail specimen  Be more specific use either: 119326000^hair specimen or 119327009^nail specimen  
CNJT
 Conjunctiva  is equivalent to 
119401005

Specimen
from
 
CNJT
 Conjunctiva  is equivalent to 
128160006

Tissue
specimen
from
 
CNJT
 Conjunctiva  is equivalent to 
258498002
 Conjunctival swab  
COL
 Colostrum  is equivalent to 
119329007
 Colostrum specimen  
CONE
 Biospy, Cone  is equivalent to 
399713008

Specimen
from
uterine
cervix
obtained
by
cone
 54535009 (Cone biopsy of cervix)  71252005 (Uterine cervix)  
CSCR
 Scratch, Cat 
 submit for new term with parent 119365002^Specimen from wound (specimen)  
CSERU
 Serum, Convalescent 
 pending  
CSITE

Catheter
Insertion
 is equivalent to 
258507003

Swab
of
line
insertion
 285570007 (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  
CSMY

Fluid,
Cystostomy
 is equivalent to 
309051001

Body
fluid
 
CST
 Fluid, Cyst  is equivalent to 
258453008

Cyst
fluid
 
CSVR

Blood,
Cell

 TBD  may use blood and SPM6  
CTP
 Catheter tip  is equivalent to 
119312009

Catheter
tip
 TBD in detail  
CVPS
 Site, CVP  is equivalent to 
258507003

Swab
of
line
insertion
 
CVPT

Catheter
Tip,
 is equivalent to 
119312009

Catheter
tip
 445085009 (Tunneled central venous catheter)  TBD in detail  
CYN
 Nodule, Cystic  is equivalent to 
119368000

Specimen
from
 27925004 (Nodule)  
CYST
 Cyst  is equivalent to 
119368000

Specimen
from
 
DBITE
 Bite, Dog 
 Submit for new term with parent 119365002  
DCS

Sputum,
Deep
 is equivalent to 
119335007

Coughed
sputum
 
DEC
 Ulcer, Decubitus  is equivalent to 
258505006

Skin
ulcer
 
DEION

Environmental,
Water

 TBD  
DIA
 Dialysate  is equivalent to 
119360007

Dialysis
fluid
 
DISCHG
 Discharge  is equivalent to 
258439008
 Discharge  
DIV
 Diverticulum  is equivalent to 
119376003
 Tissue specimen  31113003 (Diverticulum)  
DRN
 Drain  is equivalent to 
119306004

Drain
device
 
DRNG
 Drainage, Tube  is equivalent to 
258455001

Drainage
fluid
 122462000 (Drainage)  Historical term  consider what is being drained and indicate that in SPM4 instead: not an acceptable specimen for micro  not specific enough term  
DRNGP
 Drainage, Penrose  is equivalent to 
309051001

Body
fluid
 122462000 (Drainage)  Historical term  consider what is being drained and indicate that in SPM4 instead  
EARW

Ear
wax
 is equivalent to 
122580007
 Cerumen specimen  
EBRUSH
 Brush, Esophageal  is equivalent to 
309210009

Oesophageal
brushings
 36213007 (Endoscopy and brush biopsy)  32849002 (Esophagus)  
EEYE

Environmental,
Eye

 TBD  
EFF
 Environmental, Effluent 
 TBD  
EFFUS
 Effusion  is equivalent to 
258440005
 Effusion sample  
EFOD
 Environmental, Food  is equivalent to 
119320006
 Food specimen  
EISO
 Environmental, Isolette  is equivalent to 
258536003
 Incubator swab  
ELT
 Electrode  is equivalent to 
119314005
 Electrode specimen  
ENVIR

Environmental,
Unidentified
 is equivalent to 
119324002

Specimen
of
unknown
 
EOTH

Environmental,
Other

 TBD  
ESOI
 Environmental, Soil 
 TBD  
ESOS

Environmental,
Solution

 TBD  
ETA
 Aspirate, Endotrach  is equivalent to 
119307008

Endotracheal
tube
 14766002 (Removal by suction)  321667001 (Respiratory tract structure)  
ETTP

Catheter
Tip,
 is equivalent to 
119312009

Catheter
tip
 TBD in detail  
ETTUB
 Tube, Endotracheal  is equivalent to 
119307008

Endotracheal
tube
 14766002 (Removal by suction)  321667001 (Respiratory tract structure)  
EWHI
 Environmental, Whirlpool 
 TBD  
EXG

Gas,
exhaled
 is equivalent to 
119336008

Exhaled
air
 
EXS
 Shunt, External 
 TBD  
EXUDTE
 Exudate  is equivalent to 
258441009
 Exudate sample  
FAW

Environmental,
Water

 TBD  
FBLOOD
 Blood, Fetal  is equivalent to 
119297000
 Blood specimen  303112003 (Fetal period)  
FGA
 Fluid, Abdomen  is equivalent to 
168139001

Peritoneal
fluid
 83670000 (Peritoneal cavity)  
FIST
 Fistula  is equivalent to 
119370009

Specimen
from
 
FLD
 Fluid, Other  is equivalent to 
309051001

Body
fluid
 
FLT
 Filter 
 TBD  
FLU

Fluid,
Body
 is equivalent to 
309051001

Body
fluid
 
FLUID
 Fluid  is equivalent to 
258442002
 Fluid sample  
FOLEY

Catheter
Tip,
 is equivalent to 
119312009

Catheter
tip
 TBD in detail  
FRS
 Fluid, Respiratory  is equivalent to 
258442002
 Fluid sample  272626006 (Respiratory organ)  this term is not specific enough, choose from terms that more accurately describe the specimen  
FSCLP
 Scalp, Fetal  is equivalent to 
309502007
 Fetus specimen  41695006 (Scalp)  
FUR
 Furuncle  is equivalent to 
119295008

Specimen
obtained
by
 59843005 (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  
GAS
 Gas  is equivalent to 
119317003

Gaseous
material
 
GASA
 Aspirate, Gastric  is equivalent to 
168137004

Gastric
aspirate
 14766002 (Removal by suction)  69695003 (Stomach)  
GASAN
 Antrum, Gastric  is equivalent to 
119379005

Specimen
from
 66051006 (Pyloric antrum)  
GASBR
 Brushing, Gastric  is equivalent to 
309213006

Gastric
brushings
 235157009 (Endoscopic brushings of GIT)  69695003 (Stomach)  
GASD
 Drainage, Gastric  is equivalent to 
258459007

Gastric
fluid
 122462000 (Drainage)  69695003 (Stomach)  Historical term  consider what is being drained and indicate that in SPM4 instead  
GAST
 Fluid/contents, Gastric  is equivalent to 
258459007

Gastric
fluid
 
GENV
 Genital vaginal  is equivalent to 
119394009

Specimen
from
 
GRAFT
 Graft  is equivalent to 
440493002
 Graft sample  
GRANU
 Granuloma  is equivalent to 
119376003
 Tissue specimen  45647009 (Granuloma)  
GROSH
 Catheter, Groshong  is equivalent to 
119311002
 Catheter specimen  TBD in detail  
GSOL
 Solution, Gastrostomy 
 TBD  
GSPEC
 Biopsy, Gastric  is equivalent to 
309211008

Gastric
biopsy
 79121003 (Biopsy of stomach)  69695003 (Stomach)  
GT
 Tube, Gastric 
 TBD  
GTUBE

Drainage
Tube,
Drainage
 is equivalent to 
258459007

Gastric
fluid
 122462000 (Drainage)  69695003 (Stomach)  127490009 (Gastrostomy route)  Historical term  consider what is being drained and indicate that in SPM4 instead 
HBITE
 Bite, Human 
 Submit for new term with parent 119365002  
HBLUD
 Blood, Autopsy  is equivalent to 
119297000
 Blood specimen  303113008 (Postmortem period)  
HEMAQ

Catheter
Tip,
 is equivalent to 
119312009

Catheter
tip
 TBD in detail  
HEMO

Catheter
Tip,
 is equivalent to 
119312009

Catheter
tip
 TBD in detail  
HERNI
 Tissue, Herniated  is equivalent to 
119376003
 Tissue specimen  
HEV
 Drain, Hemovac  is equivalent to 
119306004

Drain
device
 
HIC
 Catheter, Hickman  is equivalent to 
119312009

Catheter
tip
 445085009 (Tunneled central venous catheter)  TBD in detail  
HYDC
 Fluid, Hydrocele  is equivalent to 
309051001

Body
fluid
 55434001 (Hydrocele)  
IBITE
 Bite, Insect 
 Submit for new term with parent 119365002  
ICYST
 Cyst, Inclusion  is equivalent to 
309075001

Skin
cyst
 
IDC

Catheter
Tip,
 is equivalent to 
119312009

Catheter
tip
 TBD in detail  
IHG
 Gas, Inhaled  is equivalent to 
119337004

Inhaled
gas
 
ILEO
 Drainage, Ileostomy  is equivalent to 
258455001

Drainage
fluid
 419954003 (Ileostomy route)  Historical term  consider what is being drained and indicate that in SPM4 instead: stool is what is expected, should use stool sample  
ILLEG

Source
of
Specimen
Is

 TBD  
IMP
 Implant  is equivalent to 
439961009

Implant
submitted
as
 
INCI
 Site, Incision/Surgical  is equivalent to 
438660002

Specimen
from
prosthetic
 
INFIL
 Infiltrate 
 This describes a morphologic abnormality, not a sample  
INS
 Insect  is equivalent to 
258614005
 Insect sample  
INTRD

Catheter
Tip,
 is equivalent to 
119312009

Catheter
tip
 TBD in detail  
IT
 Intubation tube  is equivalent to 
119307008

Endotracheal
tube
 
IUD
 Intrauterine Device 
 pending  
IVCAT

Catheter
Tip,
 is equivalent to 
119312009

Catheter
tip
 255560000 (Intravenous)  TBD in detail  
IVFLD
 Fluid, IV  is equivalent to 
258649003

Intravenous
infusion
fluid
 
IVTIP

Tubing
Tip,
 is equivalent to 
119312009

Catheter
tip
 
JEJU
 Drainage, Jejunal  is equivalent to 
258463000

Jejunal
fluid
 122462000 (Drainage)  21306003 (Jejunum)  Historical term  consider what is being drained and indicate that in SPM4 instead: stool is what is expected, should use stool sample  
JNTFLD
 Fluid, Joint  is equivalent to 
119332005

Synovial
fluid
 
JP

Drainage,
Jackson
 is equivalent to 
309051001

Body
fluid
 122462000 (Drainage)  Historical term  consider what is being drained and indicate that in SPM4 instead  
KELOI
 Lavage  is equivalent to 
440674008

Wash
out
 67889009 (Irrigation)  
KIDFLD
 Fluid, Kidney  is equivalent to 
309051001

Body
fluid
 64033007 (Kidney)  
LAVG
 Lavage, Bronhial  is equivalent to 
258607008

Bronchoalveolar
lavage
fluid
 397394009 (Bronchoalveolar lavage)  
LAVGG
 Lavage, Gastric  is equivalent to 
168138009

Gastric
lavage
aspirate
 173830003 (Irrigation of stomach)  69695003 (Stomach)  
LAVGP
 Lavage, Peritoneal  is equivalent to 
440137008

Specimen
obtained
by
peritoneal
 
LAVPG
 Lavage, PreBronch  is equivalent to 
440674008

Wash
out
 67889009 (Irrigation)  44567001 (Trachea)  
LENS1
 Contact Lens  is equivalent to 
440473005

Contact
lens
submitted
as
 
LENS2

Contact
Lens

 TBD  
LESN
 Lesion  is equivalent to 
309049000
 Lesion sample  should 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)  
LIQ
 Liquid, Unspecified  is equivalent to 
258442002
 Fluid sample  
LIQO
 Liquid, Other 
 TBD  
LSAC

Fluid,
Lumbar
 is equivalent to 
258450006

Cerebrospinal
fluid
 303949008 (Lumbar spinal cerebrospinal fluid pathway)  The HL7 term is a historical term Mapped to CSF obtained by lumbar puncture  
MAHUR

Catheter
Tip,
 is equivalent to 
119312009

Catheter
tip
 TBD in detail  
MASS
 Mass  is equivalent to 
420548004

Specimen
from
 4147007 (Mass)  
MBLD
 Blood, Menstrual  is equivalent to 
119345009

Menstrual
blood
 
MUCOS
 Mucosa  is equivalent to 
119376003
 Tissue specimen  414781009 (Mucous membrane structure)  
MUCUS
 Mucus  is equivalent to 
258483004
 Mucus sample  
NASDR
 Drainage, Nasal  is equivalent to 
258474009

Sinus
fluid
 122462000 (Drainage)  2095001 (Accessory sinus)  Historical term  consider what is being drained and indicate that in SPM4 instead  
NEDL
 Needle 
 TBD  
NEPH
 Site, Nephrostomy  is equivalent to 
438660002

Specimen
from
prosthetic
 
NGASP
 Aspirate, Nasogastric  is equivalent to 
302794003
 Nasogastric aspirate  6853008 (Nasogastric tube aspiration)  69695003 (Stomach)  
NGAST
 Drainage, Nasogastric  is equivalent to 
258459007

Gastric
fluid
 122462000 (Drainage)  69695003 (Stomach)  127492001 (Nasogastric route)  Historical term  consider what is being drained and indicate that in SPM4 instead 
NGS
 Site, Naso/Gastric  is equivalent to 
438660002

Specimen
from
prosthetic
 
NODUL
 Nodule(s) 
 pending  
NSECR
 Secretion, Nasal  is equivalent to 
168141000

Nasal
fluid
 
ORH
 Other  is equivalent to 
123038009
 Specimen  
ORL
 Lesion, Oral 
 74262004 (Oral cavity)  be more precise use ulcer, tumor, vesicle  
OTH
 Source, Other  is equivalent to 
123038009
 Specimen  
PACEM
 Pacemaker 
 TBD  
PCFL
 Fluid, Pericardial  is equivalent to 
122571007

Pericardial
fluid
 
PDSIT

Site,
Peritoneal
 is equivalent to 
438660002

Specimen
from
prosthetic
 
PDTS

Site,
Peritoneal
Dialysis

 submitted for code  
PELVA
 Abscess, Pelvic  is equivalent to 
119371008

Specimen
from
 12921003 (Pelvis)  
PENIL
 Lesion, Penile 
 18911002 (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?  
PERIA
 Abscess, Perianal  is equivalent to 
119371008

Specimen
from
 397158004 (Perianal region structure)  
PILOC
 Cyst, Pilonidal  is equivalent to 
119368000

Specimen
from
 
PINS
 Site, Pin  is equivalent to 
438660002

Specimen
from
prosthetic
 
PIS

Site,
Pacemaker
 is equivalent to 
258507003

Swab
of
line
insertion
 
PLAN
 Plant Material  is equivalent to 
119301009
 Plant specimen  
PLAS
 Plasma  is equivalent to 
119361006
 Plasma specimen  
PLB
 Plasma bag  is equivalent to 
119305000

Plasma
bag
 
PLEVS

Serum,
Peak
 is equivalent to 
119364003
 Serum specimen  255587001 (Peak)  
PND
 Drainage, Penile  is equivalent to 
258439008
 Discharge  122462000 (Drainage)  13648007 (Urethra)  Historical term though in this case more often used for discharge  
POL
 Polyps  is equivalent to 
119376003
 Tissue specimen  41329004 (Polyp)  
POPGS

Graft
Site,
 is equivalent to 
440493002
 Graft sample  6902008 (Popliteal region)  
POPLG
 Graft, Popliteal  is equivalent to 
440493002
 Graft sample  6902008 (Popliteal region)  
POPLV

Site,
Popliteal

 TBD  
PORTA
 Catheter, Porta  is equivalent to 
119311002
 Catheter specimen  TBD in detail  
PPP

Plasma,
Platelet
 is equivalent to 
119362004

Platelet
poor
plasma
 
PROST
 Prosthetic Device  is equivalent to 
438660002

Specimen
from
prosthetic
 
PRP

Plasma,
Platelet
 is equivalent to 
119363009

Platelet
rich
plasma
 
PSC
 Pseudocyst  is equivalent to 
119368000

Specimen
from
 
PUNCT
 Wound, Puncture  is equivalent to 
119365002

Specimen
from
 129300006 (Puncture  action)  
PUS
 Pus  is equivalent to 
119323008
 Pus specimen  
PUSFR
 Pustule  is equivalent to 
119323008
 Pus specimen  47002008 (Pustule)  
PUST
 Pus  is equivalent to 
119323008
 Pus specimen  47002008 (Pustule)  
QC3
 Quality Control 
 TBD  
RANDU
 Urine, Random  is equivalent to 
278020009

Spot
urine
 
RBITE
 Bite, Reptile 
 Submit for new term with parent: 119365002  
RECT
 Drainage, Rectal  is equivalent to 
119339001
 Stool specimen  122462000 (Drainage)  34402009 (Rectum)  Historical term  consider what is being drained and indicate that in SPM4 instead: stool is what is expected, should use stool sample  
RECTA
 Abscess, Rectal  is equivalent to 
119371008

Specimen
from
 34402009 (Rectum)  
RENALC
 Cyst, Renal  is equivalent to 
258420003
 Cyst tissue  64033007 (Kidney)  
RENC

Fluid,
Renal
 is equivalent to 
258453008

Cyst
fluid
 64033007 (Kidney)  
RES
 Respiratory  is equivalent to 
258603007
 Respiratory sample  
SAL
 Saliva  is equivalent to 
119342007
 Saliva specimen  
SCAR

Tissue,
Keloid
 is equivalent to 
119376003
 Tissue specimen  
SCLV

Catheter
Tip,
 is equivalent to 
119312009

Catheter
tip
 9454009 (Subclavian vein)  TBD in detail  
SCROA
 Abscess, Scrotal  is equivalent to 
119371008

Specimen
from
 20233005 (Scrotum)  
SECRE
 Secretion(s)  is equivalent to 
432825001

Body
secretion
 
SER
 Serum  is equivalent to 
119364003
 Serum specimen  
SHU
 Site, Shunt  is equivalent to 
119295008

Specimen
obtained
by
 14766002 (Removal by suction)  257351008 (Shunt)  Preferred is aspiration with sterile syringe from inflamed area. Specify body location of shunt site  
SHUNF
 Fluid, Shunt  is equivalent to 
446861007

Cerebrospinal
fluid
specimen
obtained
via
ventriculoperitoneal
 446860008 (Collection of cerebrospinal fluid via ventriculoperitoneal shunt)  279107003 (Central nervous system space)  
SHUNT
 Shunt 
 TBD  
SITE
 Site 
 TBD  
SKBP
 Biopsy, Skin  is equivalent to 
309066003

Skin
biopsy
 240977001 (Biopsy of skin)  
SKN
 Skin  is equivalent to 
119325001
 Skin specimen  
SMM
 Mass, SubMandibular  is equivalent to 
420548004

Specimen
from
 4147007 (Mass)  
SNV

Fluid,
synovial
(Joint
 is equivalent to 
119332005

Synovial
fluid
 
SPRM
 Spermatozoa  is equivalent to 
119349003
 Spermatozoa specimen  
SPRP

Catheter
Tip,
 is equivalent to 
119312009

Catheter
tip
 TBD in detail  
SPRPB

Cathether
Tip,
 is equivalent to 
119312009

Catheter
tip
 TBD in detail  
SPS

Environmental,
Spore

 TBD  
SPT
 Sputum  is equivalent to 
119334006
 Sputum specimen  
SPTC

Sputum

 is equivalent to 
119335007

Coughed
sputum
 
SPTT

Sputum

tracheal
 is equivalent to 
258609006

Sputum
specimen
obtained
by
aspiration
from
 
SPUT1
 Sputum, Simulated 
 TBD  
SPUTIN
 Sputum, Inducted  is equivalent to 
258610001

Sputum
specimen
obtained
by
sputum
 
SPUTSP
 Sputum, Spontaneous  is equivalent to 
119335007

Coughed
sputum
 
STER
 Environmental, Sterrad 
 TBD  
STL

Stool
=
 is equivalent to 
119339001
 Stool specimen  
STONE
 Stone, Kidney  is equivalent to 
119350003
 Calculus specimen  64033007 (Kidney)  
SUBMA
 Abscess, Submandibular  is equivalent to 
119371008

Specimen
from
 5713008 (Submandibular triangle)  
SUBMX
 Abscess, Submaxillary  is equivalent to 
119371008

Specimen
from
 4335006 (Upper jaw)  
SUMP
 Drainage, Sump  is equivalent to 
446562005

Body
fluid
specimen
obtained
via
sump
 122462000 (Drainage)  Historical term  consider what is being drained and indicate that in SPM4 instead  
SUP
 Suprapubic Tap  is equivalent to 
122575003
 Urine specimen  58088002 (Urine specimen collection, suprapubic)  
SUTUR
 Suture 
 TBD  
SWGZ

Catheter
Tip,
Swan
 is equivalent to 
119312009

Catheter
tip
 TBD in detail  
TASP
 Aspirate, Tracheal  is equivalent to 
122877000

Upper
respiratory
fluid
specimen
obtained
by
tracheal
 129112001 (Aspiration from trachea)  44567001 (Trachea)  
TISS
 Tissue  is equivalent to 
119376003
 Tissue specimen  
TISU
 Tissue ulcer  is equivalent to 
122593002

Tissue
specimen
obtained
from
 
TLC

Cathether
Tip,
Triple
 is equivalent to 
119312009

Catheter
tip
 TBD in detail  
TRAC
 Site, Tracheostomy  is equivalent to 
438660002

Specimen
from
prosthetic
 
TRANS
 Transudate  is equivalent to 
258538002
 Transudate sample  
TSERU
 Serum, Trough  is equivalent to 
119364003
 Serum specimen  255588006 (Trough)  
TSTES
 Abscess, Testicular  is equivalent to 
119371008

Specimen
from
 279572002 (Testicular structure)  
TTRA
 Aspirate, Transtracheal  is equivalent to 
258480001

Transtracheal
aspirate
 129112001 (Aspiration from trachea)  
TUBES
 Tubes  is equivalent to 
119310001
 Tube specimen  
TUMOR
 Tumor  is equivalent to 
258435002
 Tumour tissue  
TZANC
 Smear, Tzanck 
 This is the name of a lab test. A skin sample is examined for viral inclusions.  
UDENT
 Source, Unidentified  is equivalent to 
123038009
 Specimen  
UR
 Urine  is equivalent to 
122575003
 Urine specimen  
URC

Urine
clean
 is equivalent to 
122880004

Urine
specimen
obtained
by
clean
catch
 
URINB

Urine,
Bladder
 is equivalent to 
122575003
 Urine specimen  78533007 (Irrigation of urinary bladder)  
URINC
 Urine, Catheterized  is equivalent to 
446846006

Urine
specimen
obtained
via
indwelling
urinary
 
URINM
 Urine, Midstream  is equivalent to 
258574006

Midstream
urine
 225271002 (Collection of midstream specimen of urine)  431938005 (Structure of urinary tract proper)  
URINN
 Urine, Nephrostomy  is equivalent to 
446277003

Urine
specimen
obtained
from
nephrostomy
tube
after
percutaneous
 225109005 (Collection of nephrostomy urine specimen)  25990002 (Renal pelvis)  
URINP
 Urine, Pedibag 
 TBD  
URT
 Urine catheter  is equivalent to 
122565001

Urinary
catheter
 
USCOP
 Urine, Cystoscopy 
 176178006 (Diagnostic cystoscopy)  89837001 (Urinary bladder)  NEW specimenTERM 7  
USPEC
 Source, Unspecified  is equivalent to 
123038009
 Specimen  
VASTIP

Catheter
Tip,
 is equivalent to 
119312009

Catheter
tip
 TBD in detail  
VENT

Catheter
Tip,
 is equivalent to 
119312009

Catheter
tip
 TBD in detail  
VITF
 Vitreous Fluid  is equivalent to 
258438000

Vitreous
humor
 
VOM
 Vomitus  is equivalent to 
122572000
 Vomitus specimen  
WASH
 Wash  is equivalent to 
440674008

Wash
out
 
WASI

Washing,
e.g.
bronchial
 is equivalent to 
122609004

Specimen
from
lung
obtained
by
bronchial
washing
 
WAT
 Water  is equivalent to 
119318008
 Water specimen  
WB
 Blood, Whole 
 Bloodbanking term ONLY now map to blood and the respective preservative  
WEN
 Wen  is equivalent to 
309075001

Skin
cyst
 
WICK
 Wick 
 TBD  
WND
 Wound  is equivalent to 
119365002

Specimen
from
 
WNDA
 Wound abscess  is equivalent to 
119366001

Specimen
from
wound
 
WNDD
 Wound drainage  is equivalent to 
122566000

Fluid
specimen
from
 122462000 (Drainage)  
WNDE
 Wound exudate  is equivalent to 
122568004

Exudate
specimen
from
 
WORM
 Worm  is equivalent to 
258618008
 Helminth sample  
WRT
 Wart  is equivalent to 
309068002

Skin
lesion
 
WWA
 Environmental, Water  is equivalent to 
119318008
 Water specimen  
WWO

Environmental,
Water

 TBD  
WWT

Environmental,
Water

 TBD  
CSITE

Catheter
Insertion

 386144009 (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  
CLIPP
 Clippings 
 119326000 (Hair specimen)  Be more specific use either: 119326000^hair specimen, or 119327009^nail specimen  
SHU
 Site, Shunt 
 257351008 (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 
Usage note: every effort has been made to ensure that the examples are correct and useful, but they are not a normative part of the specification.