Registry Logical Observation Identifiers Names and Codes

The international standard for identifying health measurements, observations, and documents.

Prefix
loinc
Alternative Prefixes
LNC
Keywords
biomedical science life science ontology preclinical studies
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Pattern for Local Unique Identifiers

Local identifiers in Logical Observation Identifiers Names and Codes should match this regular expression:
^(\d|\w)+-\d$

Example Local Unique Identifier
LL379-9   Resolve
Pattern for CURIES

Compact URIs (CURIEs) constructed from Logical Observation Identifiers Names and Codes should match this regular expression:
^loinc:(\d|\w)+-\d$

Example CURIE
loinc:LL379-9
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Metaregistry Logical Observation Identifiers Names and Codes

The metaregistry provides mappings between the Bioregistry and other registries. There are 7 mappings to external registries for loinc with 5 unique external prefixes.

Registry Name Registry Metaprefix External Prefix Curate
AberOWL aberowl LOINC
Basic Register of Thesauri, Ontologies & Classifications bartoc 1897
Biolink Model Registry biolink LOINC
BioPortal Prefixes bioportal LOINC
FAIRSharing FAIRSharing logo fairsharing FAIRsharing.2mk2zb
HL7 External Code Systems hl7 2.16.840.1.113883.6.1
Wikidata Property Wikidata Property logo wikidata P4338
Providers

Providers are various services that resolve CURIEs to URLs. The example CURIE loinc:LL379-9 is used to demonstrate the provides available for loinc. Generation of OLS and BioPortal URLs requires additional programmatic logic beyond string formatting.

Name Metaprefix URI
Logical Observation Identifiers Names and Codes loinc https://loinc.org/LL379-9
Bioregistry bioregistry https://bioregistry.io/loinc:LL379-9