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4.3.14.32 Code System http://hl7.org/fhir/specimen-status

Orders and Observations Work Group Maturity Level: 2Trial Use Use Context: Any

This is a code system defined by the FHIR project.

Summary

Defining URL:http://hl7.org/fhir/specimen-status
Version:4.0.0
Name:SpecimenStatus
Title:SpecimenStatus
Definition:

Codes providing the status/availability of a specimen.

Committee:Orders and Observations Work Group
OID:2.16.840.1.113883.4.642.1.472 (for OID based terminology systems)
Source ResourceXML / JSON

This Code system is used in the following value sets:

  • ValueSet: SpecimenStatus (Codes providing the status/availability of a specimen.)
  • ValueSet: SpecimenStatus (Codes providing the status/availability of a specimen.)

Codes providing the status/availability of a specimen.

This code system http://hl7.org/fhir/specimen-status defines the following codes:

CodeDisplayDefinition
available AvailableThe physical specimen is present and in good condition.
unavailable UnavailableThere is no physical specimen because it is either lost, destroyed or consumed.
unsatisfactory UnsatisfactoryThe specimen cannot be used because of a quality issue such as a broken container, contamination, or too old.
entered-in-error Entered in ErrorThe specimen was entered in error and therefore nullified.

 

See the full registry of code systems defined as part of FHIR.


Explanation of the columns that may appear on this page:

LevelA few code lists that FHIR defines are hierarchical - each code is assigned a level. See Code System for further information.
SourceThe source of the definition of the code (when the value set draws in codes defined elsewhere)
CodeThe code (used as the code in the resource instance). If the code is in italics, this indicates that the code is not selectable ('Abstract')
DisplayThe display (used in the display element of a Coding). If there is no display, implementers should not simply display the code, but map the concept into their application
DefinitionAn explanation of the meaning of the concept
CommentsAdditional notes about how to use the code