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Example Specimen/101 (JSON)

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

Raw JSON (canonical form + also see JSON Format Specification)

General Specimen Example

{
  "resourceType": "Specimen",
  "id": "101",
  "text": {
    "status": "generated",
    "div": "<div xmlns=\"http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml\"><p><b>Generated Narrative: Specimen</b><a name=\"101\"> </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;101&quot; </p></div><p><b>identifier</b>: <span title=\" text&gt;\n    &lt;status value=&quot;generated&quot; /&gt;\n    &lt;div xmlns=&quot;http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml&quot;&gt;[Put rendering here]&lt;/div&gt;\n  &lt;/text&gt; \">id: 23234352356</span></p><p><b>accessionIdentifier</b>: id: X352356</p><p><b>status</b>: available</p><p><b>type</b>: Venous blood specimen <span style=\"background: LightGoldenRodYellow; margin: 4px; border: 1px solid khaki\"> (<a href=\"https://browser.ihtsdotools.org/\">SNOMED CT</a>#122555007)</span></p><p><b>subject</b>: <a href=\"patient-example.html\">Patient/example: Peter Patient</a> &quot;Peter CHALMERS&quot;</p><p><b>receivedTime</b>: 2011-03-04T07:03:00Z</p><p><b>request</b>: <a href=\"servicerequest-example.html\">ServiceRequest/example</a></p><blockquote><p><b>collection</b></p><p><b>collector</b>: <a href=\"practitioner-example.html\">Practitioner/example</a> &quot;Adam CAREFUL&quot;</p><p><b>collected</b>: <span title=\"  the time of collection is usually required. Usually a point in time, but can be a period\n      (collectedPeriod) if it's a timed collection (e.g. a 24 hour urine)  \">2011-05-30T06:15:00Z</span></p><p><b>quantity</b>: 6 mL</p><p><b>method</b>: <span title=\"  method is usually implied by type  \">Line, Venous <span style=\"background: LightGoldenRodYellow; margin: 4px; border: 1px solid khaki\"> (<a href=\"http://terminology.hl7.org/4.0.0/CodeSystem-v2-0488.html\">specimenCollectionMethod</a>#LNV)</span></span></p><h3>BodySites</h3><table class=\"grid\"><tr><td>-</td><td><b>Concept</b></td></tr><tr><td>*</td><td>Structure of median cubital vein (body structure) <span style=\"background: LightGoldenRodYellow; margin: 4px; border: 1px solid khaki\"> (<a href=\"https://browser.ihtsdotools.org/\">SNOMED CT</a>#49852007)</span></td></tr></table></blockquote><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-green-gel-vacutainer</a></td><td><span title=\"  if there's only one container, then this value is the same\n     as .collection.quantity (usually). This is for when there is more\n     than one container  \">3 mL</span></td></tr></table><p><b>note</b>: Specimen is grossly lipemic</p></div>"
  },
  "identifier": [
    {
      "system": "http://ehr.acme.org/identifiers/collections",
      "value": "23234352356"
    }
  ],
  "accessionIdentifier": {
    "system": "http://lab.acme.org/specimens/2011",
    "value": "X352356"
  },
  "status": "available",
  "type": {
    "coding": [
      {
        "system": "http://snomed.info/sct",
        "code": "122555007",
        "display": "Venous blood specimen"
      }
    ]
  },
  "subject": {
    "reference": "Patient/example",
    "display": "Peter Patient"
  },
  "receivedTime": "2011-03-04T07:03:00Z",
  "request": [
    {
      "reference": "ServiceRequest/example"
    }
  ],
  "collection": {
    "collector": {
      "reference": "Practitioner/example"
    },
    "collectedDateTime": "2011-05-30T06:15:00Z",
    "quantity": {
      "value": 6,
      "unit": "mL"
    },
    "method": {
      "coding": [
        {
          "system": "http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v2-0488",
          "code": "LNV"
        }
      ]
    },
    "bodySite": {
      "concept": {
        "coding": [
          {
            "system": "http://snomed.info/sct",
            "code": "49852007",
            "display": "Structure of median cubital vein (body structure)"
          }
        ]
      }
    }
  },
  "container": [
    {
      "device": {
        "reference": "Specimen/specimen-device-container-example-green-gel-vacutainer"
      },
      "specimenQuantity": {
        "value": 3,
        "unit": "mL"
      }
    }
  ],
  "note": [
    {
      "text": "Specimen is grossly lipemic"
    }
  ]
}

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.