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

Reference labs, healthcare providers, government agencies, insurance companies, software and device manufacturers, researchers, and consumers from around the globe use LOINC to identify data and move it seamlessly between systems.

It’s free, but invaluable.

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New LOINC mapping guides

We have created six new guides for using LOINC terms across numerous laboratory domains.

Available now: LOINC version 2.73

Learn all about the additions and updates included in this new version of LOINC.

Try the new LOINC Hierarchy Browser

This resource allows you to browse LOINC concepts across several hierarchies.


Full list of LOINCs related to SARS-CoV-2/COVID-19

Guidance for mapping to SARS-CoV-2 LOINC terms


Explore LOINC codes directly in your web browser.
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LOINC continues to evolve thanks to new term requests. See what we're working on now.

Knowledge Base

Find answers to your LOINC questions in this searchable resource.

Request a new LOINC term

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