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LNC_SPECIAL_USE (LOINC Prerelease Terms, Special Use) - Synopsis

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LOINC produces the LOINC Special Use codes.

Special Use codes are meant for use in urgent and emergent situations.

Special Use codes are based on the most current information available during their creation.

Sites Consulted

  1. LOINC® [Internet]. Indianapolis (IN): Regenstrief Institute, Inc.; c1994-2020. LOINC Prerelease Terms; [cited 2020 Apr 27]. Available from: