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September 2021 pCLOCD release is now available

September 2021 pan-Canadian LOINC Observation Code Database (pCLOCD)  marks the first one of our new schedule and is now available for review and implementation accessible from Terminology Gateway.

Content highlights for the September 2021 release of pCLOCD include:

  • Changes based on the August 2021 International release of LOINC® include:
    • Terms that included ‘Phenotyping’ were changed to “Phenotype” for naming consistency across LOINC
  • Changes based on pCLOCD Community:
    • 54 new LOINC codes in English and French

Links to pCLOCD documentation is on the LOINC and pCLOCD Standards page under Implementation Guidelines and Resources.

Please refer to release notes for additions and changes incorporated into this release.

Coronavirus pandemic support and guidance is available via the LOINC COVID-19 Related Content space. For additional Canadian COVID-19 related content visit the Infoway’s Standards Resources for COVID-19 page.

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