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Test ID: CSFME    
Meningitis/Encephalitis Pathogen Panel, PCR, Spinal Fluid

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LOINC® Information Provides guidance in determining the Logical Observation Identifiers Names and Codes (LOINC) values for the order and results codes of this test. LOINC values are provided by the performing laboratory.

Test IDTest Order NameOrder LOINC Value
CSFMEMeningitis Encephalitis Panel, PCR82180-1


Result IDTest Result NameResult LOINC ValueApplies only to results expressed in units of measure originally reported by the performing laboratory. These values do not apply to results that are converted to other units of measure.
SRCSFSpecimen Source31208-2
42375Escherichia coli K182182-7
42376Haemophilus influenzae82183-5
42377Listeria monocytogenes82184-3
42378Neisseria meningitidis82185-0
42379Streptococcus agalactiae82186-8
42380Streptococcus pneumoniae82187-6
42383Herpes Simplex Virus 182190-0
42384Herpes Simplex Virus 282191-8
42385Human Herpes Virus 682192-6
42386Human Parechovirus82193-4
42387Varicella Zoster Virus82188-4
42388Cryptococcus neoformans/gattii82181-9