Computer Codes Used on Reports

* An asterisk indicates an abnormal alpha result.  The asterisk will only appear if the procedure has an established normal range.
H An upper case H indicates a numeric value higher than the established reference range.  The H will only appear if the procedure has an established normal range.
L An upper case L indicates a numeric value lower than the established reference range. The L will only appear if the procedure has an established normal range.
C An upper case C indicates a critical value.  The C will only appear if the procedure has  established limits for critical high or low values.
c A  lower case c indicates a corrected result.  A footnote will provide the previous value,  date and time of correction.  Note:  all corrected reports are phoned and faxed to the referring institution.
f A lower case f  indicates a footnote associated with the test or result.
ND Not done; a report will not be forthcoming, and the charge has been canceled.
QNS Quantity of the specimen is not sufficient for testing; a report will not be forthcoming, and the charge has been canceled.
@ Denotes test was performed at a reference laboratory.  A footnote will indicate the reference laboratory’s name.

Note: In most cases, any abnormal result will also print in bold type.

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