SNOMED CT-AU and Australian Medicines Terminology May 2020 Release

The National Clinical Terminology Service (NCTS) is pleased to announce that the May combined release of SNOMED CT®-AU1 and the Australian Medicines Terminology (AMT) is now available to registered users from the NCTS website.

Important Information

COVID-19 concepts

The following COVID-19 related concepts have been added to this release:

Clinical findings:

  • 1465981000168100 |Bilateral interstitial pneumonia|
  • 1466021000168105 |Concern about exposure to COVID-19|
  • 1466151000168103 |More than two diffuse B-lines on ultrasound of lung|


  • 1466171000168107 |ARDSNet Mechanical Ventilation Protocol|
  • 1466161000168101 |Permissive hypercapnia ventilation|
  • 1466191000168108 |Pleural fluid COVID-19 nucleic acid assay|
  • 1466181000168105 |Saliva COVID-19 nucleic acid assay|

Find a full list of COVID-19 related concepts in Recent Updates. If you can’t find a suitable concept, let us know by requesting additions or changes online.

Document Library update

The following document has been added to the Document Library:

Please refer to the NCTS Document Library Release Note v2.20 in Recent Updates

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