Animal weight unit of measure

General Details:

Name:
Animal weight unit of measure
Steward:
NINDS
Definition:
Unit of measure of animal weight. Due to high variability of animal species, should be used in combination with AnimalSpeciesTyp. For small animals and rodents UoM should be set to grams. For large animals UoM should be set to kilograms. For drosophila UoM should be set to milligrams.
Registration Status:
Qualified

Permissible Values:

Value Type:
Value List
Unit of Measure:
Ids:
Value Code Name Code Code System Code Description
1 Grams
2 Kilograms
3 Milligrams
4 Pounds

Designations:

Designation:
Animal weight unit of measure
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Designations:

Definition:
Unit of measure of animal weight. Due to high variability of animal species, should be used in combination with AnimalSpeciesTyp. For small animals and rodents UoM should be set to grams. For large animals UoM should be set to kilograms. For drosophila UoM should be set to milligrams.
Tags:
Definition:
Unit of measure of animal weight
Tags:
Short Description
Definition:
Unit of measure of animal weight. Due to high variability of animal species, should be used in combination with AnimalSpeciesTyp. For small animals and rodents UoM should be set to grams. For large animals UoM should be set to kilograms. For drosophila UoM should be set to milligrams.
Tags:
Definition

Reference Documents:

ID:
Title:
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Provider Org:
Language Code:
en-us
Document:
Smith Douglas H., Hicks Ramona R., Johnson Victoria E., Bergstrom Debra A., Cummings Diana M., Noble Linda J., Hovda David, Whalen Michael, Ahlers Stephen T., LaPlaca Michelle, Tortella Frank C., Duhaime Ann-Christine, and Dixon C. Edward. Journal of Neurotrauma. -Not available-, ahead of print. doi:10.1089/neu.2014.3861.

Properties:

Key:
Keywords
Value:
Animal_Characteristics;Preclinical
Key:
Guidelines/Instructions
Value:
Due to high variability of animal species (AnimalSpeciesTyp) with different weights/heights, AnimalWgtUoM should be used in combination with AnimalWgtMeasrVal. For small animals and rodents UoM should be set to grams. For large animals UoM should be set to kilograms. For drosophila UoM should be set to milligrams.

Identifiers:

Source:
NLM
Id:
Xy4vdoMjV
Version:
1.0
Source:
BRICS Variable Name
Id:
AnimalWgtUoM
Version: