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Example Specimen/vma-urine (XML)

Orders and Observations Work GroupMaturity Level: N/AStandards Status: InformativeCompartments: Device, Patient, Practitioner

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VMA, Random Urine Sample (id = "vma-urine")

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>

<Specimen xmlns="http://hl7.org/fhir">
  <id value="vma-urine"/> 
  <text> <status value="generated"/> <div xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml"><p> <b> Generated Narrative: Specimen</b> <a name="vma-urine"> </a> </p> <div style="display: inline-block; background-color: #d9e0e7; padding: 6px; margin: 4px; border:
       1px solid #8da1b4; border-radius: 5px; line-height: 60%"><p style="margin-bottom: 0px">Resource Specimen &quot;vma-urine&quot; </p> </div> <p> <b> accessionIdentifier</b> : id: X352356</p> <p> <b> status</b> : available</p> <p> <b> type</b> : Urine, Random <span style="background: LightGoldenRodYellow; margin: 4px; border: 1px solid khaki"> (<a href="http://terminology.hl7.org/4.0.0/CodeSystem-v2-0487.html">specimenType</a> #RANDU)</span> </p> <p> <b> subject</b> : <a href="patient-example.html">Patient/example</a>  &quot;Peter CHALMERS&quot;</p> <p> <b> receivedTime</b> : 2015-08-18T07:03:00Z</p> <h3> Collections</h3> <table class="grid"><tr> <td> -</td> <td> <b> Collector</b> </td> <td> <b> Collected[x]</b> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> *</td> <td> <a href="practitioner-example-f202-lm.html">Practitioner/f202</a>  &quot;Luigi Maas&quot;</td> <td> <span title="  the time of collection is usually required. Usually a point in time, but can
             be a period 
      (collectedPeriod) if it's a timed collection (e.g. a 24 hour urine)  ">2015-08-18T07:03:00Z</span> </td> </tr> </table> <h3> Processings</h3> <table class="grid"><tr> <td> -</td> <td> <b> Description</b> </td> <td> <b> Method</b> </td> <td> <b> Additive</b> </td> <td> <b> Time[x]</b> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> *</td> <td> Acidify to pH &lt; 3.0 with 6 N HCl.</td> <td> Acidification <span style="background: LightGoldenRodYellow; margin: 4px; border: 1px solid khaki"> (<a href="http://terminology.hl7.org/4.0.0/CodeSystem-v2-0373.html">treatment</a> #ACID)</span> </td> <td> <span> : 6 N HCl</span> </td> <td> 2015-08-18T08:10:00Z</td> </tr> </table> <h3> Containers</h3> <table class="grid"><tr> <td> -</td> <td> <b> Device</b> </td> <td> <b> SpecimenQuantity</b> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> *</td> <td> <a href="broken-link.html">Specimen/specimen-device-container-example-polycup</a> </td> <td> 10 mls</td> </tr> </table> </div> </text> <accessionIdentifier> 
    <!--    accession identifier - e.g. assigned by the labaratory when it is received.
     This is common, unlike specimen identifier    -->
    <system value="http://lab.acme.org/specimens/2015"/> 
    <value value="X352356"/> 
  </accessionIdentifier> 
  <status value="available"/> 
  <type> 
    <!--   
   Type is a loosely defined field because there is such a lot of variation in
     how it is used.
   The principal variation is how much information that could be represented elsewhere
     is also
   represented here. For instance, here's some possible types:
     lithium heparin plasma   (+ .container.additive) (e.g. SNOMED CT 446272009)
     transfusion bag of blood (+ container.type)
     Peritoneal lavage        (+ collection.bodySite)
   If the type includes other fields, it would be normal not to populate the other
     fields

   Note that this practice is so widespread that it's pointless to try and stop
     it
    -->
    <coding> 
      <system value="http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v2-0487"/> 
      <code value="RANDU"/> 
      <display value="Urine, Random"/> 
    </coding> 
  </type> 
  <subject> 
    <reference value="Patient/example"/> 
  </subject> 
  <receivedTime value="2015-08-18T07:03:00Z"/> 
  <collection> 
    <collector> 
      <!--    in practice, collecter is almost always recorded    -->
      <reference value="Practitioner/f202"/> 
    </collector> 
    <!--    the time of collection is usually required. Usually a point in time, but can
     be a period 
      (collectedPeriod) if it's a timed collection (e.g. a 24 hour urine)    -->
    <collectedDateTime value="2015-08-18T07:03:00Z"/> 
    <!--    method is usually implied by type    -->
  </collection> 
  <processing> 
    <description value="Acidify to pH &lt; 3.0 with 6 N HCl."/> 
    <method> 
      <coding> 
        <system value="http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v2-0373"/> 
        <code value="ACID"/> 
      </coding> 
    </method> 
    <additive> 
      <display value="6 N HCl"/> 
    </additive> 
    <timeDateTime value="2015-08-18T08:10:00Z"/> 
  </processing> 
  <container> 
  <device> 
        <reference value="Specimen/specimen-device-container-example-polycup"/> 
     </device> 
    <specimenQuantity> 
      <value value="10"/> 
      <unit value="mls"/> 
    </specimenQuantity> 
  </container> 
</Specimen> 

Usage note: every effort has been made to ensure that the examples are correct and useful, but they are not a normative part of the specification.