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Healthcare Classifications and Terminologies

What is LOINC?

LOINC facilitates the exchange of results with the use of universal identifiers for clinical and laboratory observations.  It was established in 1994 by the Regenstrief Institute.  Additional information about its history and its purpose and scope.

Where can I obtain LOINC codes?

LOINC can be accessed loinc.org.  A great place to start is the Quick Start Guide - this concise and valuable resource explains LOINC and how to obtain LOINC codes.