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Specimen.profile.xml

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

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StructureDefinition for specimen

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

<StructureDefinition xmlns="http://hl7.org/fhir">
  <id value="Specimen"/> 
  <meta> 
    <lastUpdated value="2019-09-16T23:57:35.102+00:00"/> 
  </meta> 
  <text> 
    <status value="generated"/> 
    <div xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">
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            <a href="formats.html#table" title="The logical name of the element">Name</a> 
          </th> 
          <th class="hierarchy" style="vertical-align: top; text-align : left; background-color: white; border: 0px #F0F0F0 solid;
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            <a href="formats.html#table" title="Information about the use of the element">Flags</a> 
          </th> 
          <th class="hierarchy" style="vertical-align: top; text-align : left; background-color: white; border: 0px #F0F0F0 solid;
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            <a href="formats.html#table" title="Minimum and Maximum # of times the the element can appear in the instance">Card.</a> 
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            <a href="formats.html#table" title="Reference to the type of the element">Type</a> 
          </th> 
          <th class="hierarchy" style="vertical-align: top; text-align : left; background-color: white; border: 0px #F0F0F0 solid;
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            <a href="formats.html#table" title="Additional information about the element">Description &amp; Constraints</a> 
            <span style="float: right">
              <a href="formats.html#table" title="Legend for this format">
                <img alt="doco" src="help16.png" style="background-color: inherit"/> 
              </a> 
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            <span title="Specimen : A sample to be used for analysis.">Specimen</span> 
            <a name="Specimen"> </a> 
          </td> 
          <td class="hierarchy" style="vertical-align: top; text-align : left; background-color: white; border: 0px #F0F0F0 solid;
           padding:0px 4px 0px 4px">
            <a href="versions.html#std-process" style="padding-left: 3px; padding-right: 3px; border: 1px grey solid; font-weight: bold; color:
             black; background-color: #fff5e6" title="Standards Status = Trial Use">TU</a> 
          </td> 
          <td class="hierarchy" style="vertical-align: top; text-align : left; background-color: white; border: 0px #F0F0F0 solid;
           padding:0px 4px 0px 4px"/> 
          <td class="hierarchy" style="vertical-align: top; text-align : left; background-color: white; border: 0px #F0F0F0 solid;
           padding:0px 4px 0px 4px">
            <a href="domainresource.html">DomainResource</a> 
          </td> 
          <td class="hierarchy" style="vertical-align: top; text-align : left; background-color: white; border: 0px #F0F0F0 solid;
           padding:0px 4px 0px 4px">Sample for analysis
            <br/>  Elements defined in Ancestors: 
            <a href="resource.html#Resource" title="The logical id of the resource, as used in the URL for the resource. Once assigned, this
             value never changes.">id</a> , 
            <a href="resource.html#Resource" title="The metadata about the resource. This is content that is maintained by the infrastructure.
             Changes to the content might not always be associated with version changes to the resource.">meta</a> , 
            <a href="resource.html#Resource" title="A reference to a set of rules that were followed when the resource was constructed, and
             which must be understood when processing the content. Often, this is a reference to an
             implementation guide that defines the special rules along with other profiles etc.">implicitRules</a> , 
            <a href="resource.html#Resource" title="The base language in which the resource is written.">language</a> , 
            <a href="domainresource.html#DomainResource" title="A human-readable narrative that contains a summary of the resource and can be used to
             represent the content of the resource to a human. The narrative need not encode all the
             structured data, but is required to contain sufficient detail to make it &quot;clinically
             safe&quot; for a human to just read the narrative. Resource definitions may define what
             content should be represented in the narrative to ensure clinical safety.">text</a> , 
            <a href="domainresource.html#DomainResource" title="These resources do not have an independent existence apart from the resource that contains
             them - they cannot be identified independently, and nor can they have their own independent
             transaction scope.">contained</a> , 
            <a href="domainresource.html#DomainResource" title="May be used to represent additional information that is not part of the basic definition
             of the resource. To make the use of extensions safe and manageable, there is a strict
             set of governance  applied to the definition and use of extensions. Though any implementer
             can define an extension, there is a set of requirements that SHALL be met as part of the
             definition of the extension.">extension</a> , 
            <a href="domainresource.html#DomainResource" title="May be used to represent additional information that is not part of the basic definition
             of the resource and that modifies the understanding of the element that contains it and/or
             the understanding of the containing element's descendants. Usually modifier elements provide
             negation or qualification. To make the use of extensions safe and manageable, there is
             a strict set of governance applied to the definition and use of extensions. Though any
             implementer is allowed to define an extension, there is a set of requirements that SHALL
             be met as part of the definition of the extension. Applications processing a resource
             are required to check for modifier extensions.

Modifier extensions SHALL NOT change the meaning of any elements on Resource or DomainResource
             (including cannot change the meaning of modifierExtension itself).">modifierExtension</a> 
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            <span title="Specimen.identifier : Id for specimen.">identifier</span> 
            <a name="Specimen.identifier"> </a> 
          </td> 
          <td class="hierarchy" style="vertical-align: top; text-align : left; background-color: #F7F7F7; border: 0px #F0F0F0
           solid; padding:0px 4px 0px 4px">
            <a href="elementdefinition-definitions.html#ElementDefinition.isSummary" style="padding-left: 3px; padding-right: 3px; color: black; null" title="This element is included in summaries">Σ</a> 
          </td> 
          <td class="hierarchy" style="vertical-align: top; text-align : left; background-color: #F7F7F7; border: 0px #F0F0F0
           solid; padding:0px 4px 0px 4px">0..*</td> 
          <td class="hierarchy" style="vertical-align: top; text-align : left; background-color: #F7F7F7; border: 0px #F0F0F0
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            <a href="datatypes.html#Identifier">Identifier</a> 
          </td> 
          <td class="hierarchy" style="vertical-align: top; text-align : left; background-color: #F7F7F7; border: 0px #F0F0F0
           solid; padding:0px 4px 0px 4px">External Identifier
            <br/>  
          </td> 
        </tr> 

        <tr style="border: 0px #F0F0F0 solid; padding:0px; vertical-align: top; background-color: white;">
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            <span title="Specimen.accessionIdentifier : The identifier assigned by the lab when accessioning specimen(s).
             This is not necessarily the same as the specimen identifier, depending on local lab procedures.">accessionIdentifier</span> 
            <a name="Specimen.accessionIdentifier"> </a> 
          </td> 
          <td class="hierarchy" style="vertical-align: top; text-align : left; background-color: white; border: 0px #F0F0F0 solid;
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            <a href="elementdefinition-definitions.html#ElementDefinition.isSummary" style="padding-left: 3px; padding-right: 3px; color: black; null" title="This element is included in summaries">Σ</a> 
          </td> 
          <td class="hierarchy" style="vertical-align: top; text-align : left; background-color: white; border: 0px #F0F0F0 solid;
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          <td class="hierarchy" style="vertical-align: top; text-align : left; background-color: white; border: 0px #F0F0F0 solid;
           padding:0px 4px 0px 4px">
            <a href="datatypes.html#Identifier">Identifier</a> 
          </td> 
          <td class="hierarchy" style="vertical-align: top; text-align : left; background-color: white; border: 0px #F0F0F0 solid;
           padding:0px 4px 0px 4px">Identifier assigned by the lab</td> 
        </tr> 

        <tr style="border: 0px #F0F0F0 solid; padding:0px; vertical-align: top; background-color: #F7F7F7;">
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            <span title="Specimen.status : The availability of the specimen.">status</span> 
            <a name="Specimen.status"> </a> 
          </td> 
          <td class="hierarchy" style="vertical-align: top; text-align : left; background-color: #F7F7F7; border: 0px #F0F0F0
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            <a href="conformance-rules.html#isModifier" style="padding-left: 3px; padding-right: 3px; color: black; null" title="This element is a modifier element">?!</a> 
            <a href="elementdefinition-definitions.html#ElementDefinition.isSummary" style="padding-left: 3px; padding-right: 3px; color: black; null" title="This element is included in summaries">Σ</a> 
          </td> 
          <td class="hierarchy" style="vertical-align: top; text-align : left; background-color: #F7F7F7; border: 0px #F0F0F0
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          <td class="hierarchy" style="vertical-align: top; text-align : left; background-color: #F7F7F7; border: 0px #F0F0F0
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            <a href="datatypes.html#code">code</a> 
          </td> 
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           solid; padding:0px 4px 0px 4px">available | unavailable | unsatisfactory | entered-in-error
            <br/>  
            <a href="valueset-specimen-status.html" title="Codes providing the status/availability of a specimen.">SpecimenStatus</a>  (
            <a href="terminologies.html#required" title="To be conformant, the concept in this element SHALL be from the specified value set.">Required</a> )
          </td> 
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            <span title="Specimen.type : The kind of material that forms the specimen.">type</span> 
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            <a href="elementdefinition-definitions.html#ElementDefinition.isSummary" style="padding-left: 3px; padding-right: 3px; color: black; null" title="This element is included in summaries">Σ</a> 
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          <td class="hierarchy" style="vertical-align: top; text-align : left; background-color: white; border: 0px #F0F0F0 solid;
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          <td class="hierarchy" style="vertical-align: top; text-align : left; background-color: white; border: 0px #F0F0F0 solid;
           padding:0px 4px 0px 4px">
            <a href="datatypes.html#CodeableConcept">CodeableConcept</a> 
          </td> 
          <td class="hierarchy" style="vertical-align: top; text-align : left; background-color: white; border: 0px #F0F0F0 solid;
           padding:0px 4px 0px 4px">Kind of material that forms the specimen
            <br/>  
            <a href="v2/0487/index.html" title="The type of the specimen.">v2 Specimen Type</a>  (
            <a href="terminologies.html#example" title="Instances are not expected or even encouraged to draw from the specified value set.  The
             value set merely provides examples of the types of concepts intended to be included.">Example</a> )
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            <a href="elementdefinition-definitions.html#ElementDefinition.isSummary" style="padding-left: 3px; padding-right: 3px; color: black; null" title="This element is included in summaries">Σ</a> 
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          <td class="hierarchy" style="vertical-align: top; text-align : left; background-color: #F7F7F7; border: 0px #F0F0F0
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           solid; padding:0px 4px 0px 4px">
            <a href="references.html#Reference">Reference</a> (
            <a href="patient.html">Patient</a>  | 
            <a href="group.html">Group</a>  | 
            <a href="device.html">Device</a>  | 
            <a href="substance.html">Substance</a>  | 
            <a href="location.html">Location</a> )
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          <td class="hierarchy" style="vertical-align: top; text-align : left; background-color: #F7F7F7; border: 0px #F0F0F0
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             source of an environmental sample), or a sampling of a substance or a device</td> 
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            <span title="Specimen.receivedTime : Time when specimen was received for processing or testing.">receivedTime</span> 
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            <a href="elementdefinition-definitions.html#ElementDefinition.isSummary" style="padding-left: 3px; padding-right: 3px; color: black; null" title="This element is included in summaries">Σ</a> 
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          <td class="hierarchy" style="vertical-align: top; text-align : left; background-color: white; border: 0px #F0F0F0 solid;
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          <td class="hierarchy" style="vertical-align: top; text-align : left; background-color: white; border: 0px #F0F0F0 solid;
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            <a href="datatypes.html#dateTime">dateTime</a> 
          </td> 
          <td class="hierarchy" style="vertical-align: top; text-align : left; background-color: white; border: 0px #F0F0F0 solid;
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          <td class="hierarchy" style="vertical-align: top; text-align : left; background-color: #F7F7F7; border: 0px #F0F0F0
           solid; padding:0px 4px 0px 4px">
            <a href="references.html#Reference">Reference</a> (
            <a href="specimen.html">Specimen</a> )
          </td> 
          <td class="hierarchy" style="vertical-align: top; text-align : left; background-color: #F7F7F7; border: 0px #F0F0F0
           solid; padding:0px 4px 0px 4px">Specimen from which this specimen originated
            <br/>  
          </td> 
        </tr> 

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            <span title="Specimen.request : Details concerning a service request that required a specimen to be
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          <td class="hierarchy" style="vertical-align: top; text-align : left; background-color: white; border: 0px #F0F0F0 solid;
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          <td class="hierarchy" style="vertical-align: top; text-align : left; background-color: white; border: 0px #F0F0F0 solid;
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            <a href="references.html#Reference">Reference</a> (
            <a href="servicerequest.html">ServiceRequest</a> )
          </td> 
          <td class="hierarchy" style="vertical-align: top; text-align : left; background-color: white; border: 0px #F0F0F0 solid;
           padding:0px 4px 0px 4px">Why the specimen was collected
            <br/>  
          </td> 
        </tr> 

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            <span title="Specimen.collection : Details concerning the specimen collection.">collection</span> 
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            <a href="backboneelement.html">BackboneElement</a> 
          </td> 
          <td class="hierarchy" style="vertical-align: top; text-align : left; background-color: #F7F7F7; border: 0px #F0F0F0
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        </tr> 

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            <a href="references.html#Reference">Reference</a> (
            <a href="practitioner.html">Practitioner</a>  | 
            <a href="practitionerrole.html">PractitionerRole</a> )
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            <a href="datatypes.html#CodeableConcept">CodeableConcept</a> 
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            <a href="datatypes.html#CodeableConcept">CodeableConcept</a> 
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            <br/>  
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            <a href="backboneelement.html">BackboneElement</a> 
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            <a href="references.html#Reference">Reference</a> (
            <a href="substance.html">Substance</a> )
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            <a href="datatypes.html#Period">Period</a> 
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            <a href="backboneelement.html">BackboneElement</a> 
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            <br/>  
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            <span title="Specimen.note : To communicate any details or issues about the specimen or during the
             specimen collection. (for example: broken vial, sent with patient, frozen).">note</span> 
            <a name="Specimen.note"> </a> 
          </td> 
          <td class="hierarchy" style="vertical-align: top; text-align : left; background-color: white; border: 0px #F0F0F0 solid;
           padding:0px 4px 0px 4px"/> 
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           padding:0px 4px 0px 4px">Comments
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  </text> 
  <extension url="http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/structuredefinition-standards-status">
    <valueCode value="trial-use"/> 
  </extension> 
  <extension url="http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/structuredefinition-fmm">
    <valueInteger value="2"/> 
  </extension> 
  <extension url="http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/structuredefinition-security-category">
    <valueCode value="patient"/> 
  </extension> 
  <extension url="http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/structuredefinition-wg">
    <valueCode value="oo"/> 
  </extension> 
  <url value="http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/Specimen"/> 
  <version value="4.1.0"/> 
  <name value="Specimen"/> 
  <status value="draft"/> 
  <date value="2019-09-16T23:57:35+00:00"/> 
  <publisher value="Health Level Seven International (Orders and Observations)"/> 
  <contact> 
    <telecom> 
      <system value="url"/> 
      <value value="http://hl7.org/fhir"/> 
    </telecom> 
  </contact> 
  <contact> 
    <telecom> 
      <system value="url"/> 
      <value value="http://www.hl7.org/Special/committees/orders/index.cfm"/> 
    </telecom> 
  </contact> 
  <description value="A sample to be used for analysis."/> 
  <fhirVersion value="4.1.0"/> 
  <mapping> 
    <identity value="rim"/> 
    <uri value="http://hl7.org/v3"/> 
    <name value="RIM Mapping"/> 
  </mapping> 
  <mapping> 
    <identity value="w5"/> 
    <uri value="http://hl7.org/fhir/fivews"/> 
    <name value="FiveWs Pattern Mapping"/> 
  </mapping> 
  <mapping> 
    <identity value="v2"/> 
    <uri value="http://hl7.org/v2"/> 
    <name value="HL7 v2 Mapping"/> 
  </mapping> 
  <kind value="resource"/> 
  <abstract value="false"/> 
  <type value="Specimen"/> 
  <baseDefinition value="http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/DomainResource"/> 
  <derivation value="specialization"/> 
  <snapshot> 
    <element id="Specimen">
      <path value="Specimen"/> 
      <short value="Sample for analysis"/> 
      <definition value="A sample to be used for analysis."/> 
      <min value="0"/> 
      <max value="*"/> 
      <base> 
        <path value="Specimen"/> 
        <min value="0"/> 
        <max value="*"/> 
      </base> 
      <constraint> 
        <key value="dom-2"/> 
        <severity value="error"/> 
        <human value="If the resource is contained in another resource, it SHALL NOT contain nested Resources"/> 
        <expression value="contained.contained.empty()"/> 
        <xpath value="not(parent::f:contained and f:contained)"/> 
        <source value="DomainResource"/> 
      </constraint> 
      <constraint> 
        <key value="dom-4"/> 
        <severity value="error"/> 
        <human value="If a resource is contained in another resource, it SHALL NOT have a meta.versionId or
         a meta.lastUpdated"/> 
        <expression value="contained.meta.versionId.empty() and contained.meta.lastUpdated.empty()"/> 
        <xpath value="not(exists(f:contained/*/f:meta/f:versionId)) and not(exists(f:contained/*/f:meta/f:lastUpdated))"/> 
        <source value="DomainResource"/> 
      </constraint> 
      <constraint> 
        <key value="dom-3"/> 
        <severity value="error"/> 
        <human value="If the resource is contained in another resource, it SHALL be referred to from elsewhere
         in the resource or SHALL refer to the containing resource"/> 
        <expression value="contained.where((('#'+id in (%resource.descendants().reference | %resource.descendants().as(canonica
        l) | %resource.descendants().as(uri) | %resource.descendants().as(url))) or descendants().where(refer
        ence = '#').exists() or descendants().where(as(canonical) = '#').exists() or descendants().where(as(c
        anonical) = '#').exists()).not()).trace('unmatched', id).empty()"/> 
        <xpath value="not(exists(for $contained in f:contained return $contained[not(parent::*/descendant::f:reference/@va
        lue=concat('#', $contained/*/id/@value) or descendant::f:reference[@value='#'])]))"/> 
        <source value="DomainResource"/> 
      </constraint> 
      <constraint> 
        <extension url="http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/elementdefinition-bestpractice">
          <valueBoolean value="true"/> 
        </extension> 
        <extension url="http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/elementdefinition-bestpractice-explanation">
          <valueMarkdown value="When a resource has no narrative, only systems that fully understand the data can display
           the resource to a human safely. Including a human readable representation in the resource
           makes for a much more robust eco-system and cheaper handling of resources by intermediary
           systems. Some ecosystems restrict distribution of resources to only those systems that
           do fully understand the resources, and as a consequence implementers may believe that
           the narrative is superfluous. However experience shows that such eco-systems often open
           up to new participants over time."/> 
        </extension> 
        <key value="dom-6"/> 
        <severity value="warning"/> 
        <human value="A resource should have narrative for robust management"/> 
        <expression value="text.div.exists()"/> 
        <xpath value="exists(f:text/h:div)"/> 
        <source value="DomainResource"/> 
      </constraint> 
      <constraint> 
        <key value="dom-5"/> 
        <severity value="error"/> 
        <human value="If a resource is contained in another resource, it SHALL NOT have a security label"/> 
        <expression value="contained.meta.security.empty()"/> 
        <xpath value="not(exists(f:contained/*/f:meta/f:security))"/> 
        <source value="DomainResource"/> 
      </constraint> 
      <isModifier value="false"/> 
      <isSummary value="false"/> 
      <mapping> 
        <identity value="rim"/> 
        <map value="Entity. Role, or Act"/> 
      </mapping> 
      <mapping> 
        <identity value="rim"/> 
        <map value="Role[classCode=SPEC]"/> 
      </mapping> 
    </element> 
    <element id="Specimen.id">
      <path value="Specimen.id"/> 
      <short value="Logical id of this artifact"/> 
      <definition value="The logical id of the resource, as used in the URL for the resource. Once assigned, this
       value never changes."/> 
      <comment value="The only time that a resource does not have an id is when it is being submitted to the
       server using a create operation."/> 
      <min value="0"/> 
      <max value="1"/> 
      <base> 
        <path value="Resource.id"/> 
        <min value="0"/> 
        <max value="1"/> 
      </base> 
    <!--  Note: special primitive values have a FHIRPath system type. e.g. this is compiler magic
       (j)  -->
      <type> 
        <extension url="http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/structuredefinition-fhir-type">
          <valueCode value="string"/> 
        </extension> 
        <code value="http://hl7.org/fhirpath/System.String"/> 
      </type> 
      <isModifier value="false"/> 
      <isSummary value="true"/> 
    </element> 
    <element id="Specimen.meta">
      <path value="Specimen.meta"/> 
      <short value="Metadata about the resource"/> 
      <definition value="The metadata about the resource. This is content that is maintained by the infrastructure.
       Changes to the content might not always be associated with version changes to the resource."/> 
      <min value="0"/> 
      <max value="1"/> 
      <base> 
        <path value="Resource.meta"/> 
        <min value="0"/> 
        <max value="1"/> 
      </base> 
      <type> 
        <code value="Meta"/> 
      </type> 
      <isModifier value="false"/> 
      <isSummary value="true"/> 
    </element> 
    <element id="Specimen.implicitRules">
      <path value="Specimen.implicitRules"/> 
      <short value="A set of rules under which this content was created"/> 
      <definition value="A reference to a set of rules that were followed when the resource was constructed, and
       which must be understood when processing the content. Often, this is a reference to an
       implementation guide that defines the special rules along with other profiles etc."/> 
      <comment value="Asserting this rule set restricts the content to be only understood by a limited set of
       trading partners. This inherently limits the usefulness of the data in the long term.
       However, the existing health eco-system is highly fractured, and not yet ready to define,
       collect, and exchange data in a generally computable sense. Wherever possible, implementers
       and/or specification writers should avoid using this element. Often, when used, the URL
       is a reference to an implementation guide that defines these special rules as part of
       it's narrative along with other profiles, value sets, etc."/> 
      <min value="0"/> 
      <max value="1"/> 
      <base> 
        <path value="Resource.implicitRules"/> 
        <min value="0"/> 
        <max value="1"/> 
      </base> 
      <type> 
        <code value="uri"/> 
      </type> 
      <isModifier value="true"/> 
      <isModifierReason value="This element is labeled as a modifier because the implicit rules may provide additional
       knowledge about the resource that modifies it's meaning or interpretation"/> 
      <isSummary value="true"/> 
    </element> 
    <element id="Specimen.language">
      <path value="Specimen.language"/> 
      <short value="Language of the resource content"/> 
      <definition value="The base language in which the resource is written."/> 
      <comment value="Language is provided to support indexing and accessibility (typically, services such as
       text to speech use the language tag). The html language tag in the narrative applies 
       to the narrative. The language tag on the resource may be used to specify the language
       of other presentations generated from the data in the resource. Not all the content has
       to be in the base language. The Resource.language should not be assumed to apply to the
       narrative automatically. If a language is specified, it should it also be specified on
       the div element in the html (see rules in HTML5 for information about the relationship
       between xml:lang and the html lang attribute)."/> 
      <min value="0"/> 
      <max value="1"/> 
      <base> 
        <path value="Resource.language"/> 
        <min value="0"/> 
        <max value="1"/> 
      </base> 
      <type> 
        <code value="code"/> 
      </type> 
      <isModifier value="false"/> 
      <isSummary value="false"/> 
      <binding> 
        <extension url="http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/elementdefinition-maxValueSet">
          <valueCanonical value="http://hl7.org/fhir/ValueSet/all-languages"/> 
        </extension> 
        <extension url="http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/elementdefinition-bindingName">
          <valueString value="Language"/> 
        </extension> 
        <extension url="http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/elementdefinition-isCommonBinding">
          <valueBoolean value="true"/> 
        </extension> 
        <strength value="preferred"/> 
        <description value="A human language."/> 
        <valueSet value="http://hl7.org/fhir/ValueSet/languages"/> 
      </binding> 
    </element> 
    <element id="Specimen.text">
      <path value="Specimen.text"/> 
      <short value="Text summary of the resource, for human interpretation"/> 
      <definition value="A human-readable narrative that contains a summary of the resource and can be used to
       represent the content of the resource to a human. The narrative need not encode all the
       structured data, but is required to contain sufficient detail to make it &quot;clinically
       safe&quot; for a human to just read the narrative. Resource definitions may define what
       content should be represented in the narrative to ensure clinical safety."/> 
      <comment value="Contained resources do not have narrative. Resources that are not contained SHOULD have
       a narrative. In some cases, a resource may only have text with little or no additional
       discrete data (as long as all minOccurs=1 elements are satisfied).  This may be necessary
       for data from legacy systems where information is captured as a &quot;text blob&quot;
       or where text is additionally entered raw or narrated and encoded information is added
       later."/> 
      <alias value="narrative"/> 
      <alias value="html"/> 
      <alias value="xhtml"/> 
      <alias value="display"/> 
      <min value="0"/> 
      <max value="1"/> 
      <base> 
        <path value="DomainResource.text"/> 
        <min value="0"/> 
        <max value="1"/> 
      </base> 
      <type> 
        <code value="Narrative"/> 
      </type> 
      <isModifier value="false"/> 
      <isSummary value="false"/> 
      <mapping> 
        <identity value="rim"/> 
        <map value="Act.text?"/> 
      </mapping> 
    </element> 
    <element id="Specimen.contained">
      <path value="Specimen.contained"/> 
      <short value="Contained, inline Resources"/> 
      <definition value="These resources do not have an independent existence apart from the resource that contains
       them - they cannot be identified independently, and nor can they have their own independent
       transaction scope."/> 
      <comment value="This should never be done when the content can be identified properly, as once identification
       is lost, it is extremely difficult (and context dependent) to restore it again. Contained
       resources may have profiles and tags In their meta elements, but SHALL NOT have security
       labels."/> 
      <alias value="inline resources"/> 
      <alias value="anonymous resources"/> 
      <alias value="contained resources"/> 
      <min value="0"/> 
      <max value="*"/> 
      <base> 
        <path value="DomainResource.contained"/> 
        <min value="0"/> 
        <max value="*"/> 
      </base> 
      <type> 
        <code value="Resource"/> 
      </type> 
      <isModifier value="false"/> 
      <isSummary value="false"/> 
      <mapping> 
        <identity value="rim"/> 
        <map value="N/A"/> 
      </mapping> 
    </element> 
    <element id="Specimen.extension">
      <path value="Specimen.extension"/> 
      <short value="Additional content defined by implementations"/> 
      <definition value="May be used to represent additional information that is not part of the basic definition
       of the resource. To make the use of extensions safe and manageable, there is a strict
       set of governance  applied to the definition and use of extensions. Though any implementer
       can define an extension, there is a set of requirements that SHALL be met as part of the
       definition of the extension."/> 
      <comment value="There can be no stigma associated with the use of extensions by any application, project,
       or standard - regardless of the institution or jurisdiction that uses or defines the extensions.
        The use of extensions is what allows the FHIR specification to retain a core level of
       simplicity for everyone."/> 
      <alias value="extensions"/> 
      <alias value="user content"/> 
      <min value="0"/> 
      <max value="*"/> 
      <base> 
        <path value="DomainResource.extension"/> 
        <min value="0"/> 
        <max value="*"/> 
      </base> 
      <type> 
        <code value="Extension"/> 
      </type> 
      <isModifier value="false"/> 
      <isSummary value="false"/> 
      <mapping> 
        <identity value="rim"/> 
        <map value="N/A"/> 
      </mapping> 
    </element> 
    <element id="Specimen.modifierExtension">
      <path value="Specimen.modifierExtension"/> 
      <short value="Extensions that cannot be ignored"/> 
      <definition value="May be used to represent additional information that is not part of the basic definition
       of the resource and that modifies the understanding of the element that contains it and/or
       the understanding of the containing element's descendants. Usually modifier elements provide
       negation or qualification. To make the use of extensions safe and manageable, there is
       a strict set of governance applied to the definition and use of extensions. Though any
       implementer is allowed to define an extension, there is a set of requirements that SHALL
       be met as part of the definition of the extension. Applications processing a resource
       are required to check for modifier extensions.

Modifier extensions SHALL NOT change the meaning of any elements on Resource or DomainResource
       (including cannot change the meaning of modifierExtension itself)."/> 
      <comment value="There can be no stigma associated with the use of extensions by any application, project,
       or standard - regardless of the institution or jurisdiction that uses or defines the extensions.
        The use of extensions is what allows the FHIR specification to retain a core level of
       simplicity for everyone."/> 
      <requirements value="Modifier extensions allow for extensions that *cannot* be safely ignored to be clearly
       distinguished from the vast majority of extensions which can be safely ignored.  This
       promotes interoperability by eliminating the need for implementers to prohibit the presence
       of extensions. For further information, see the [definition of modifier extensions](extensibility.ht
      ml#modifierExtension)."/> 
      <alias value="extensions"/> 
      <alias value="user content"/> 
      <min value="0"/> 
      <max value="*"/> 
      <base> 
        <path value="DomainResource.modifierExtension"/> 
        <min value="0"/> 
        <max value="*"/> 
      </base> 
      <type> 
        <code value="Extension"/> 
      </type> 
      <isModifier value="true"/> 
      <isModifierReason value="Modifier extensions are expected to modify the meaning or interpretation of the resource
       that contains them"/> 
      <isSummary value="false"/> 
      <mapping> 
        <identity value="rim"/> 
        <map value="N/A"/> 
      </mapping> 
    </element> 
    <element id="Specimen.identifier">
      <path value="Specimen.identifier"/> 
      <short value="External Identifier"/> 
      <definition value="Id for specimen."/> 
      <min value="0"/> 
      <max value="*"/> 
      <base> 
        <path value="Specimen.identifier"/> 
        <min value="0"/> 
        <max value="*"/> 
      </base> 
      <type> 
        <code value="Identifier"/> 
      </type> 
      <isModifier value="false"/> 
      <isSummary value="true"/> 
      <mapping> 
        <identity value="w5"/> 
        <map value="FiveWs.identifier"/> 
      </mapping> 
      <mapping> 
        <identity value="v2"/> 
        <map value="SPM-2"/> 
      </mapping> 
      <mapping> 
        <identity value="rim"/> 
        <map value=".id"/> 
      </mapping> 
    </element> 
    <element id="Specimen.accessionIdentifier">
      <path value="Specimen.accessionIdentifier"/> 
      <short value="Identifier assigned by the lab"/> 
      <definition value="The identifier assigned by the lab when accessioning specimen(s). This is not necessarily
       the same as the specimen identifier, depending on local lab procedures."/> 
      <min value="0"/> 
      <max value="1"/> 
      <base> 
        <path value="Specimen.accessionIdentifier"/> 
        <min value="0"/> 
        <max value="1"/> 
      </base> 
      <type> 
        <code value="Identifier"/> 
      </type> 
      <isModifier value="false"/> 
      <isSummary value="true"/> 
      <mapping> 
        <identity value="w5"/> 
        <map value="FiveWs.identifier"/> 
      </mapping> 
      <mapping> 
        <identity value="v2"/> 
        <map value="SPM-30 (v2.7+)"/> 
      </mapping> 
      <mapping> 
        <identity value="rim"/> 
        <map value=".participation[typeCode=SBJ].act[classCode=ACSN, moodCode=EVN].id"/> 
      </mapping> 
    </element> 
    <element id="Specimen.status">
      <path value="Specimen.status"/> 
      <short value="available | unavailable | unsatisfactory | entered-in-error"/> 
      <definition value="The availability of the specimen."/> 
      <comment value="This element is labeled as a modifier because the status contains codes that mark the
       resource as not currently valid."/> 
      <min value="0"/> 
      <max value="1"/> 
      <base> 
        <path value="Specimen.status"/> 
        <min value="0"/> 
        <max value="1"/> 
      </base> 
      <type> 
        <code value="code"/> 
      </type> 
      <isModifier value="true"/> 
      <isModifierReason value="This element is labelled as a modifier because it is a status element that contains status
       entered-in-error which means that the resource should not be treated as valid"/> 
      <isSummary value="true"/> 
      <binding> 
        <extension url="http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/elementdefinition-bindingName">
          <valueString value="SpecimenStatus"/> 
        </extension> 
        <strength value="required"/> 
        <description value="Codes providing the status/availability of a specimen."/> 
        <valueSet value="http://hl7.org/fhir/ValueSet/specimen-status|4.1.0"/> 
      </binding> 
      <mapping> 
        <identity value="w5"/> 
        <map value="FiveWs.status"/> 
      </mapping> 
      <mapping> 
        <identity value="v2"/> 
        <map value="SPM-20"/> 
      </mapping> 
      <mapping> 
        <identity value="rim"/> 
        <map value="status"/> 
      </mapping> 
    </element> 
    <element id="Specimen.type">
      <path value="Specimen.type"/> 
      <short value="Kind of material that forms the specimen"/> 
      <definition value="The kind of material that forms the specimen."/> 
      <comment value="The type can change the way that a specimen is handled and drives what kind of analyses
       can properly be performed on the specimen. It is frequently used in diagnostic work flow
       decision making systems."/> 
      <min value="0"/> 
      <max value="1"/> 
      <base> 
        <path value="Specimen.type"/> 
        <min value="0"/> 
        <max value="1"/> 
      </base> 
      <type> 
        <code value="CodeableConcept"/> 
      </type> 
      <isModifier value="false"/> 
      <isSummary value="true"/> 
      <binding> 
        <extension url="http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/elementdefinition-bindingName">
          <valueString value="SpecimenType"/> 
        </extension> 
        <strength value="example"/> 
        <description value="The type of the specimen."/> 
        <valueSet value="http://terminology.hl7.org/ValueSet/v2-0487"/> 
      </binding> 
      <mapping> 
        <identity value="w5"/> 
        <map value="FiveWs.what[x]"/> 
      </mapping> 
      <mapping> 
        <identity value="v2"/> 
        <map value="SPM-4 and possibly SPM-5"/> 
      </mapping> 
      <mapping> 
        <identity value="rim"/> 
        <map value=".code"/> 
      </mapping> 
    </element> 
    <element id="Specimen.subject">
      <path value="Specimen.subject"/> 
      <short value="Where the specimen came from. This may be from patient(s), from a location (e.g., the
       source of an environmental sample), or a sampling of a substance or a device"/> 
      <definition value="Where the specimen came from. This may be from patient(s), from a location (e.g., the
       source of an environmental sample), or a sampling of a substance or a device."/> 
      <requirements value="Must know the subject context."/> 
      <min value="0"/> 
      <max value="1"/> 
      <base> 
        <path value="Specimen.subject"/> 
        <min value="0"/> 
        <max value="1"/> 
      </base> 
      <type> 
        <code value="Reference"/> 
        <targetProfile value="http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/Patient"/> 
        <targetProfile value="http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/Group"/> 
        <targetProfile value="http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/Device"/> 
        <targetProfile value="http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/Substance"/> 
        <targetProfile value="http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/Location"/> 
      </type> 
      <isModifier value="false"/> 
      <isSummary value="true"/> 
      <mapping> 
        <identity value="w5"/> 
        <map value="FiveWs.subject[x]"/> 
      </mapping> 
      <mapping> 
        <identity value="rim"/> 
        <map value=".scoper  or  .scoper.playsRole"/> 
      </mapping> 
      <mapping> 
        <identity value="w5"/> 
        <map value="FiveWs.subject"/> 
      </mapping> 
    </element> 
    <element id="Specimen.receivedTime">
      <path value="Specimen.receivedTime"/> 
      <short value="The time when specimen was received for processing"/> 
      <definition value="Time when specimen was received for processing or testing."/> 
      <min value="0"/> 
      <max value="1"/> 
      <base> 
        <path value="Specimen.receivedTime"/> 
        <min value="0"/> 
        <max value="1"/> 
      </base> 
      <type> 
        <code value="dateTime"/> 
      </type> 
      <isModifier value="false"/> 
      <isSummary value="true"/> 
      <mapping> 
        <identity value="w5"/> 
        <map value="FiveWs.done[x]"/> 
      </mapping> 
      <mapping> 
        <identity value="v2"/> 
        <map value="SPM-18"/> 
      </mapping> 
      <mapping> 
        <identity value="rim"/> 
        <map value=".participation[typeCode=SBJ].act[code=SPCREC, moodCode=EVN].effectiveTime"/> 
      </mapping> 
    </element> 
    <element id="Specimen.parent">
      <path value="Specimen.parent"/> 
      <short value="Specimen from which this specimen originated"/> 
      <definition value="Reference to the parent (source) specimen which is used when the specimen was either derived
       from or a component of another specimen."/> 
      <comment value="The parent specimen could be the source from which the current specimen is derived by
       some processing step (e.g. an aliquot or isolate or extracted nucleic acids from clinical
       samples) or one of many specimens that were combined to create a pooled sample."/> 
      <min value="0"/> 
      <max value="*"/> 
      <base> 
        <path value="Specimen.parent"/> 
        <min value="0"/> 
        <max value="*"/> 
      </base> 
      <type> 
        <code value="Reference"/> 
        <targetProfile value="http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/Specimen"/> 
      </type> 
      <isModifier value="false"/> 
      <isSummary value="false"/> 
      <mapping> 
        <identity value="rim"/> 
        <map value=".scoper (if parent) .player.scopesRole[classCode=SPEC].player (if child)"/> 
      </mapping> 
    </element> 
    <element id="Specimen.request">
      <path value="Specimen.request"/> 
      <short value="Why the specimen was collected"/> 
      <definition value="Details concerning a service request that required a specimen to be collected."/> 
      <comment value="The request may be explicit or implied such with a ServiceRequest that requires a blood
       draw."/> 
      <min value="0"/> 
      <max value="*"/> 
      <base> 
        <path value="Specimen.request"/> 
        <min value="0"/> 
        <max value="*"/> 
      </base> 
      <type> 
        <code value="Reference"/> 
        <targetProfile value="http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/ServiceRequest"/> 
      </type> 
      <isModifier value="false"/> 
      <isSummary value="false"/> 
      <mapping> 
        <identity value="w5"/> 
        <map value="FiveWs.why[x]"/> 
      </mapping> 
      <mapping> 
        <identity value="v2"/> 
        <map value="ORC? OBR-2/3?"/> 
      </mapping> 
      <mapping> 
        <identity value="rim"/> 
        <map value="outboundRelationship[typeCode=FLFS].target"/> 
      </mapping> 
    </element> 
    <element id="Specimen.collection">
      <path value="Specimen.collection"/> 
      <short value="Collection details"/> 
      <definition value="Details concerning the specimen collection."/> 
      <min value="0"/> 
      <max value="1"/> 
      <base> 
        <path value="Specimen.collection"/> 
        <min value="0"/> 
        <max value="1"/> 
      </base> 
      <type> 
        <code value="BackboneElement"/> 
      </type> 
      <constraint> 
        <key value="ele-1"/> 
        <severity value="error"/> 
        <human value="All FHIR elements must have a @value or children"/> 
        <expression value="hasValue() or (children().count() &gt; id.count())"/> 
        <xpath value="@value|f:*|h:div"/> 
        <source value="Element"/> 
      </constraint> 
      <isModifier value="false"/> 
      <isSummary value="false"/> 
      <mapping> 
        <identity value="v2"/> 
        <map value="SPM-14"/> 
      </mapping> 
      <mapping> 
        <identity value="rim"/> 
        <map value=".participation[typeCode=SBJ].act[classCode=SPECCOLLECT, moodCode=EVN]"/> 
      </mapping> 
    </element> 
    <element id="Specimen.collection.id">
      <path value="Specimen.collection.id"/> 
      <representation value="xmlAttr"/> 
      <short value="Unique id for inter-element referencing"/> 
      <definition value="Unique id for the element within a resource (for internal references). This may be any
       string value that does not contain spaces."/> 
      <min value="0"/> 
      <max value="1"/> 
      <base> 
        <path value="Element.id"/> 
        <min value="0"/> 
        <max value="1"/> 
      </base> 
    <!--  Note: special primitive values have a FHIRPath system type. e.g. this is compiler magic
       (j)  -->
      <type> 
        <extension url="http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/structuredefinition-fhir-type">
          <valueCode value="string"/> 
        </extension> 
        <code value="http://hl7.org/fhirpath/System.String"/> 
      </type> 
      <isModifier value="false"/> 
      <isSummary value="false"/> 
      <mapping> 
        <identity value="rim"/> 
        <map value="n/a"/> 
      </mapping> 
    </element> 
    <element id="Specimen.collection.extension">
      <path value="Specimen.collection.extension"/> 
      <short value="Additional content defined by implementations"/> 
      <definition value="May be used to represent additional information that is not part of the basic definition
       of the element. To make the use of extensions safe and manageable, there is a strict set
       of governance  applied to the definition and use of extensions. Though any implementer
       can define an extension, there is a set of requirements that SHALL be met as part of the
       definition of the extension."/> 
      <comment value="There can be no stigma associated with the use of extensions by any application, project,
       or standard - regardless of the institution or jurisdiction that uses or defines the extensions.
        The use of extensions is what allows the FHIR specification to retain a core level of
       simplicity for everyone."/> 
      <alias value="extensions"/> 
      <alias value="user content"/> 
      <min value="0"/> 
      <max value="*"/> 
      <base> 
        <path value="Element.extension"/> 
        <min value="0"/> 
        <max value="*"/> 
      </base> 
      <type> 
        <code value="Extension"/> 
      </type> 
      <isModifier value="false"/> 
      <isSummary value="false"/> 
      <mapping> 
        <identity value="rim"/> 
        <map value="n/a"/> 
      </mapping> 
    </element> 
    <element id="Specimen.collection.modifierExtension">
      <path value="Specimen.collection.modifierExtension"/> 
      <short value="Extensions that cannot be ignored even if unrecognized"/> 
      <definition value="May be used to represent additional information that is not part of the basic definition
       of the element and that modifies the understanding of the element in which it is contained
       and/or the understanding of the containing element's descendants. Usually modifier elements
       provide negation or qualification. To make the use of extensions safe and manageable,
       there is a strict set of governance applied to the definition and use of extensions. Though
       any implementer can define an extension, there is a set of requirements that SHALL be
       met as part of the definition of the extension. Applications processing a resource are
       required to check for modifier extensions.

Modifier extensions SHALL NOT change the meaning of any elements on Resource or DomainResource
       (including cannot change the meaning of modifierExtension itself)."/> 
      <comment value="There can be no stigma associated with the use of extensions by any application, project,
       or standard - regardless of the institution or jurisdiction that uses or defines the extensions.
        The use of extensions is what allows the FHIR specification to retain a core level of
       simplicity for everyone."/> 
      <requirements value="Modifier extensions allow for extensions that *cannot* be safely ignored to be clearly
       distinguished from the vast majority of extensions which can be safely ignored.  This
       promotes interoperability by eliminating the need for implementers to prohibit the presence
       of extensions. For further information, see the [definition of modifier extensions](extensibility.ht
      ml#modifierExtension)."/> 
      <alias value="extensions"/> 
      <alias value="user content"/> 
      <alias value="modifiers"/> 
      <min value="0"/> 
      <max value="*"/> 
      <base> 
        <path value="BackboneElement.modifierExtension"/> 
        <min value="0"/> 
        <max value="*"/> 
      </base> 
      <type> 
        <code value="Extension"/> 
      </type> 
      <isModifier value="true"/> 
      <isModifierReason value="Modifier extensions are expected to modify the meaning or interpretation of the element
       that contains them"/> 
      <isSummary value="true"/> 
      <mapping> 
        <identity value="rim"/> 
        <map value="N/A"/> 
      </mapping> 
    </element> 
    <element id="Specimen.collection.collector">
      <path value="Specimen.collection.collector"/> 
      <short value="Who collected the specimen"/> 
      <definition value="Person who collected the specimen."/> 
      <min value="0"/> 
      <max value="1"/> 
      <base> 
        <path value="Specimen.collection.collector"/> 
        <min value="0"/> 
        <max value="1"/> 
      </base> 
      <type> 
        <code value="Reference"/> 
        <targetProfile value="http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/Practitioner"/> 
        <targetProfile value="http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/PractitionerRole"/> 
      </type> 
      <isModifier value="false"/> 
      <isSummary value="true"/> 
      <mapping> 
        <identity value="w5"/> 
        <map value="FiveWs.actor"/> 
      </mapping> 
      <mapping> 
        <identity value="v2"/> 
        <map value="PRT"/> 
      </mapping> 
      <mapping> 
        <identity value="rim"/> 
        <map value=".participation[typeCode=PFM].role"/> 
      </mapping> 
    </element> 
    <element id="Specimen.collection.collected[x]">
      <path value="Specimen.collection.collected[x]"/> 
      <short value="Collection time"/> 
      <definition value="Time when specimen was collected from subject - the physiologically relevant time."/> 
      <min value="0"/> 
      <max value="1"/> 
      <base> 
        <path value="Specimen.collection.collected[x]"/> 
        <min value="0"/> 
        <max value="1"/> 
      </base> 
      <type> 
        <code value="dateTime"/> 
      </type> 
      <type> 
        <code value="Period"/> 
      </type> 
      <isModifier value="false"/> 
      <isSummary value="true"/> 
      <mapping> 
        <identity value="w5"/> 
        <map value="FiveWs.init"/> 
      </mapping> 
      <mapping> 
        <identity value="v2"/> 
        <map value="SPM-17"/> 
      </mapping> 
      <mapping> 
        <identity value="rim"/> 
        <map value=".effectiveTime"/> 
      </mapping> 
    </element> 
    <element id="Specimen.collection.duration">
      <path value="Specimen.collection.duration"/> 
      <short value="How long it took to collect specimen"/> 
      <definition value="The span of time over which the collection of a specimen occurred."/> 
      <min value="0"/> 
      <max value="1"/> 
      <base> 
        <path value="Specimen.collection.duration"/> 
        <min value="0"/> 
        <max value="1"/> 
      </base> 
      <type> 
        <code value="Duration"/> 
      </type> 
      <isModifier value="false"/> 
      <isSummary value="true"/> 
      <mapping> 
        <identity value="w5"/> 
        <map value="FiveWs.init"/> 
      </mapping> 
    </element> 
    <element id="Specimen.collection.quantity">
      <path value="Specimen.collection.quantity"/> 
      <short value="The quantity of specimen collected"/> 
      <definition value="The quantity of specimen collected; for instance the volume of a blood sample, or the
       physical measurement of an anatomic pathology sample."/> 
      <min value="0"/> 
      <max value="1"/> 
      <base> 
        <path value="Specimen.collection.quantity"/> 
        <min value="0"/> 
        <max value="1"/> 
      </base> 
      <type> 
        <code value="Quantity"/> 
        <profile value="http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/SimpleQuantity"/> 
      </type> 
      <isModifier value="false"/> 
      <isSummary value="false"/> 
      <mapping> 
        <identity value="v2"/> 
        <map value="SPM-12"/> 
      </mapping> 
      <mapping> 
        <identity value="rim"/> 
        <map value=".participation[typeCode=SBJ].role[classCode=SPEC].player.quantity"/> 
      </mapping> 
    </element> 
    <element id="Specimen.collection.method">
      <path value="Specimen.collection.method"/> 
      <short value="Technique used to perform collection"/> 
      <definition value="A coded value specifying the technique that is used to perform the procedure."/> 
      <min value="0"/> 
      <max value="1"/> 
      <base> 
        <path value="Specimen.collection.method"/> 
        <min value="0"/> 
        <max value="1"/> 
      </base> 
      <type> 
        <code value="CodeableConcept"/> 
      </type> 
      <isModifier value="false"/> 
      <isSummary value="false"/> 
      <binding> 
        <extension url="http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/elementdefinition-bindingName">
          <valueString value="SpecimenCollectionMethod"/> 
        </extension> 
        <strength value="example"/> 
        <description value="The  technique that is used to perform the procedure."/> 
        <valueSet value="http://hl7.org/fhir/ValueSet/specimen-collection-method"/> 
      </binding> 
      <mapping> 
        <identity value="v2"/> 
        <map value="SPM-7"/> 
      </mapping> 
      <mapping> 
        <identity value="rim"/> 
        <map value=".methodCode"/> 
      </mapping> 
    </element> 
    <element id="Specimen.collection.bodySite">
      <path value="Specimen.collection.bodySite"/> 
      <short value="Anatomical collection site"/> 
      <definition value="Anatomical location from which the specimen was collected (if subject is a patient). This
       is the target site.  This element is not used for environmental specimens."/> 
      <comment value="If the use case requires  BodySite to be handled as a separate resource instead of an
       inline coded element (e.g. to identify and track separately)  then use the standard extension
       [bodySite](extension-bodysite.html)."/> 
      <min value="0"/> 
      <max value="1"/> 
      <base> 
        <path value="Specimen.collection.bodySite"/> 
        <min value="0"/> 
        <max value="1"/> 
      </base> 
      <type> 
        <code value="CodeableConcept"/> 
      </type> 
      <isModifier value="false"/> 
      <isSummary value="false"/> 
      <binding> 
        <extension url="http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/elementdefinition-bindingName">
          <valueString value="BodySite"/> 
        </extension> 
        <strength value="example"/> 
        <description value="Codes describing anatomical locations. May include laterality."/> 
        <valueSet value="http://hl7.org/fhir/ValueSet/body-site"/> 
      </binding> 
      <mapping> 
        <identity value="v2"/> 
        <map value="SPM-8 and SPM-9"/> 
      </mapping> 
      <mapping> 
        <identity value="rim"/> 
        <map value=".targetSiteCode"/> 
      </mapping> 
    </element> 
    <element id="Specimen.collection.fastingStatus[x]">
      <path value="Specimen.collection.fastingStatus[x]"/> 
      <short value="Whether or how long patient abstained from food and/or drink"/> 
      <definition value="Abstinence or reduction from some or all food, drink, or both, for a period of time prior
       to sample collection."/> 
      <comment value="Representing fasting status using this element is preferred to representing it with an
       observation using a 'pre-coordinated code'  such as  LOINC 2005-7 (Calcium [Moles/​time]
       in 2 hour Urine --12 hours fasting), or  using  a component observation ` such as `Observation.compo
      nent code`  = LOINC 49541-6 (Fasting status - Reported)."/> 
      <requirements value="Many diagnostic tests require fasting  to facilitate accurate interpretation."/> 
      <min value="0"/> 
      <max value="1"/> 
      <base> 
        <path value="Specimen.collection.fastingStatus[x]"/> 
        <min value="0"/> 
        <max value="1"/> 
      </base> 
      <type> 
        <code value="CodeableConcept"/> 
      </type> 
      <type> 
        <code value="Duration"/> 
      </type> 
      <isModifier value="false"/> 
      <isSummary value="true"/> 
      <binding> 
        <extension url="http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/elementdefinition-bindingName">
          <valueString value="FastingStatus"/> 
        </extension> 
        <strength value="extensible"/> 
        <description value="Codes describing the fasting status of the patient."/> 
        <valueSet value="http://terminology.hl7.org/ValueSet/v2-0916"/> 
      </binding> 
      <mapping> 
        <identity value="v2"/> 
        <map value="OBR-"/> 
      </mapping> 
    </element> 
    <element id="Specimen.processing">
      <path value="Specimen.processing"/> 
      <short value="Processing and processing step details"/> 
      <definition value="Details concerning processing and processing steps for the specimen."/> 
      <min value="0"/> 
      <max value="*"/> 
      <base> 
        <path value="Specimen.processing"/> 
        <min value="0"/> 
        <max value="*"/> 
      </base> 
      <type> 
        <code value="BackboneElement"/> 
      </type> 
      <constraint> 
        <key value="ele-1"/> 
        <severity value="error"/> 
        <human value="All FHIR elements must have a @value or children"/> 
        <expression value="hasValue() or (children().count() &gt; id.count())"/> 
        <xpath value="@value|f:*|h:div"/> 
        <source value="Element"/> 
      </constraint> 
      <isModifier value="false"/> 
      <isSummary value="false"/> 
      <mapping> 
        <identity value="rim"/> 
        <map value=".participation[typeCode=SBJ].act[code=SPCTRT, moodCode=EVN]"/> 
      </mapping> 
    </element> 
    <element id="Specimen.processing.id">
      <path value="Specimen.processing.id"/> 
      <representation value="xmlAttr"/> 
      <short value="Unique id for inter-element referencing"/> 
      <definition value="Unique id for the element within a resource (for internal references). This may be any
       string value that does not contain spaces."/> 
      <min value="0"/> 
      <max value="1"/> 
      <base> 
        <path value="Element.id"/> 
        <min value="0"/> 
        <max value="1"/> 
      </base> 
    <!--  Note: special primitive values have a FHIRPath system type. e.g. this is compiler magic
       (j)  -->
      <type> 
        <extension url="http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/structuredefinition-fhir-type">
          <valueCode value="string"/> 
        </extension> 
        <code value="http://hl7.org/fhirpath/System.String"/> 
      </type> 
      <isModifier value="false"/> 
      <isSummary value="false"/> 
      <mapping> 
        <identity value="rim"/> 
        <map value="n/a"/> 
      </mapping> 
    </element> 
    <element id="Specimen.processing.extension">
      <path value="Specimen.processing.extension"/> 
      <short value="Additional content defined by implementations"/> 
      <definition value="May be used to represent additional information that is not part of the basic definition
       of the element. To make the use of extensions safe and manageable, there is a strict set
       of governance  applied to the definition and use of extensions. Though any implementer
       can define an extension, there is a set of requirements that SHALL be met as part of the
       definition of the extension."/> 
      <comment value="There can be no stigma associated with the use of extensions by any application, project,
       or standard - regardless of the institution or jurisdiction that uses or defines the extensions.
        The use of extensions is what allows the FHIR specification to retain a core level of
       simplicity for everyone."/> 
      <alias value="extensions"/> 
      <alias value="user content"/> 
      <min value="0"/> 
      <max value="*"/> 
      <base> 
        <path value="Element.extension"/> 
        <min value="0"/> 
        <max value="*"/> 
      </base> 
      <type> 
        <code value="Extension"/> 
      </type> 
      <isModifier value="false"/> 
      <isSummary value="false"/> 
      <mapping> 
        <identity value="rim"/> 
        <map value="n/a"/> 
      </mapping> 
    </element> 
    <element id="Specimen.processing.modifierExtension">
      <path value="Specimen.processing.modifierExtension"/> 
      <short value="Extensions that cannot be ignored even if unrecognized"/> 
      <definition value="May be used to represent additional information that is not part of the basic definition
       of the element and that modifies the understanding of the element in which it is contained
       and/or the understanding of the containing element's descendants. Usually modifier elements
       provide negation or qualification. To make the use of extensions safe and manageable,
       there is a strict set of governance applied to the definition and use of extensions. Though
       any implementer can define an extension, there is a set of requirements that SHALL be
       met as part of the definition of the extension. Applications processing a resource are
       required to check for modifier extensions.

Modifier extensions SHALL NOT change the meaning of any elements on Resource or DomainResource
       (including cannot change the meaning of modifierExtension itself)."/> 
      <comment value="There can be no stigma associated with the use of extensions by any application, project,
       or standard - regardless of the institution or jurisdiction that uses or defines the extensions.
        The use of extensions is what allows the FHIR specification to retain a core level of
       simplicity for everyone."/> 
      <requirements value="Modifier extensions allow for extensions that *cannot* be safely ignored to be clearly
       distinguished from the vast majority of extensions which can be safely ignored.  This
       promotes interoperability by eliminating the need for implementers to prohibit the presence
       of extensions. For further information, see the [definition of modifier extensions](extensibility.ht
      ml#modifierExtension)."/> 
      <alias value="extensions"/> 
      <alias value="user content"/> 
      <alias value="modifiers"/> 
      <min value="0"/> 
      <max value="*"/> 
      <base> 
        <path value="BackboneElement.modifierExtension"/> 
        <min value="0"/> 
        <max value="*"/> 
      </base> 
      <type> 
        <code value="Extension"/> 
      </type> 
      <isModifier value="true"/> 
      <isModifierReason value="Modifier extensions are expected to modify the meaning or interpretation of the element
       that contains them"/> 
      <isSummary value="true"/> 
      <mapping> 
        <identity value="rim"/> 
        <map value="N/A"/> 
      </mapping> 
    </element> 
    <element id="Specimen.processing.description">
      <path value="Specimen.processing.description"/> 
      <short value="Textual description of procedure"/> 
      <definition value="Textual description of procedure."/> 
      <min value="0"/> 
      <max value="1"/> 
      <base> 
        <path value="Specimen.processing.description"/> 
        <min value="0"/> 
        <max value="1"/> 
      </base> 
      <type> 
        <code value="string"/> 
      </type> 
      <isModifier value="false"/> 
      <isSummary value="false"/> 
      <mapping> 
        <identity value="rim"/> 
        <map value=".text"/> 
      </mapping> 
    </element> 
    <element id="Specimen.processing.procedure">
      <path value="Specimen.processing.procedure"/> 
      <short value="Indicates the treatment step  applied to the specimen"/> 
      <definition value="A coded value specifying the procedure used to process the specimen."/> 
      <min value="0"/> 
      <max value="1"/> 
      <base> 
        <path value="Specimen.processing.procedure"/> 
        <min value="0"/> 
        <max value="1"/> 
      </base> 
      <type> 
        <code value="CodeableConcept"/> 
      </type> 
      <isModifier value="false"/> 
      <isSummary value="false"/> 
      <binding> 
        <extension url="http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/elementdefinition-bindingName">
          <valueString value="SpecimenProcessingProcedure"/> 
        </extension> 
        <strength value="example"/> 
        <description value="Type indicating the technique used to process the specimen."/> 
        <valueSet value="http://hl7.org/fhir/ValueSet/specimen-processing-procedure"/> 
      </binding> 
      <mapping> 
        <identity value="rim"/> 
        <map value=".code"/> 
      </mapping> 
    </element> 
    <element id="Specimen.processing.additive">
      <path value="Specimen.processing.additive"/> 
      <short value="Material used in the processing step"/> 
      <definition value="Material used in the processing step."/> 
      <min value="0"/> 
      <max value="*"/> 
      <base> 
        <path value="Specimen.processing.additive"/> 
        <min value="0"/> 
        <max value="*"/> 
      </base> 
      <type> 
        <code value="Reference"/> 
        <targetProfile value="http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/Substance"/> 
      </type> 
      <isModifier value="false"/> 
      <isSummary value="false"/> 
      <mapping> 
        <identity value="v2"/> 
        <map value="SPM-6"/> 
      </mapping> 
      <mapping> 
        <identity value="rim"/> 
        <map value=".participation[typeCode=CSM].role[classCode=ADTV].code"/> 
      </mapping> 
    </element> 
    <element id="Specimen.processing.time[x]">
      <path value="Specimen.processing.time[x]"/> 
      <short value="Date and time of specimen processing"/> 
      <definition value="A record of the time or period when the specimen processing occurred.  For example the
       time of sample fixation or the period of time the sample was in formalin."/> 
      <min value="0"/> 
      <max value="1"/> 
      <base> 
        <path value="Specimen.processing.time[x]"/> 
        <min value="0"/> 
        <max value="1"/> 
      </base> 
      <type> 
        <code value="dateTime"/> 
      </type> 
      <type> 
        <code value="Period"/> 
      </type> 
      <isModifier value="false"/> 
      <isSummary value="false"/> 
      <mapping> 
        <identity value="rim"/> 
        <map value=".effectiveTime"/> 
      </mapping> 
    </element> 
    <element id="Specimen.container">
      <path value="Specimen.container"/> 
      <short value="Direct container of specimen (tube/slide, etc.)"/> 
      <definition value="The container holding the specimen.  The recursive nature of containers; i.e. blood in
       tube in tray in rack is not addressed here."/> 
      <min value="0"/> 
      <max value="*"/> 
      <base> 
        <path value="Specimen.container"/> 
        <min value="0"/> 
        <max value="*"/> 
      </base> 
      <type> 
        <code value="BackboneElement"/> 
      </type> 
      <constraint> 
        <key value="ele-1"/> 
        <severity value="error"/> 
        <human value="All FHIR elements must have a @value or children"/> 
        <expression value="hasValue() or (children().count() &gt; id.count())"/> 
        <xpath value="@value|f:*|h:div"/> 
        <source value="Element"/> 
      </constraint> 
      <isModifier value="false"/> 
      <isSummary value="false"/> 
      <mapping> 
        <identity value="rim"/> 
        <map value=".player.scopingRole[classCode=CONT].scoper"/> 
      </mapping> 
    </element> 
    <element id="Specimen.container.id">
      <path value="Specimen.container.id"/> 
      <representation value="xmlAttr"/> 
      <short value="Unique id for inter-element referencing"/> 
      <definition value="Unique id for the element within a resource (for internal references). This may be any
       string value that does not contain spaces."/> 
      <min value="0"/> 
      <max value="1"/> 
      <base> 
        <path value="Element.id"/> 
        <min value="0"/> 
        <max value="1"/> 
      </base> 
    <!--  Note: special primitive values have a FHIRPath system type. e.g. this is compiler magic
       (j)  -->
      <type> 
        <extension url="http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/structuredefinition-fhir-type">
          <valueCode value="string"/> 
        </extension> 
        <code value="http://hl7.org/fhirpath/System.String"/> 
      </type> 
      <isModifier value="false"/> 
      <isSummary value="false"/> 
      <mapping> 
        <identity value="rim"/> 
        <map value="n/a"/> 
      </mapping> 
    </element> 
    <element id="Specimen.container.extension">
      <path value="Specimen.container.extension"/> 
      <short value="Additional content defined by implementations"/> 
      <definition value="May be used to represent additional information that is not part of the basic definition
       of the element. To make the use of extensions safe and manageable, there is a strict set
       of governance  applied to the definition and use of extensions. Though any implementer
       can define an extension, there is a set of requirements that SHALL be met as part of the
       definition of the extension."/> 
      <comment value="There can be no stigma associated with the use of extensions by any application, project,
       or standard - regardless of the institution or jurisdiction that uses or defines the extensions.
        The use of extensions is what allows the FHIR specification to retain a core level of
       simplicity for everyone."/> 
      <alias value="extensions"/> 
      <alias value="user content"/> 
      <min value="0"/> 
      <max value="*"/> 
      <base> 
        <path value="Element.extension"/> 
        <min value="0"/> 
        <max value="*"/> 
      </base> 
      <type> 
        <code value="Extension"/> 
      </type> 
      <isModifier value="false"/> 
      <isSummary value="false"/> 
      <mapping> 
        <identity value="rim"/> 
        <map value="n/a"/> 
      </mapping> 
    </element> 
    <element id="Specimen.container.modifierExtension">
      <path value="Specimen.container.modifierExtension"/> 
      <short value="Extensions that cannot be ignored even if unrecognized"/> 
      <definition value="May be used to represent additional information that is not part of the basic definition
       of the element and that modifies the understanding of the element in which it is contained
       and/or the understanding of the containing element's descendants. Usually modifier elements
       provide negation or qualification. To make the use of extensions safe and manageable,
       there is a strict set of governance applied to the definition and use of extensions. Though
       any implementer can define an extension, there is a set of requirements that SHALL be
       met as part of the definition of the extension. Applications processing a resource are
       required to check for modifier extensions.

Modifier extensions SHALL NOT change the meaning of any elements on Resource or DomainResource
       (including cannot change the meaning of modifierExtension itself)."/> 
      <comment value="There can be no stigma associated with the use of extensions by any application, project,
       or standard - regardless of the institution or jurisdiction that uses or defines the extensions.
        The use of extensions is what allows the FHIR specification to retain a core level of
       simplicity for everyone."/> 
      <requirements value="Modifier extensions allow for extensions that *cannot* be safely ignored to be clearly
       distinguished from the vast majority of extensions which can be safely ignored.  This
       promotes interoperability by eliminating the need for implementers to prohibit the presence
       of extensions. For further information, see the [definition of modifier extensions](extensibility.ht
      ml#modifierExtension)."/> 
      <alias value="extensions"/> 
      <alias value="user content"/> 
      <alias value="modifiers"/> 
      <min value="0"/> 
      <max value="*"/> 
      <base> 
        <path value="BackboneElement.modifierExtension"/> 
        <min value="0"/> 
        <max value="*"/> 
      </base> 
      <type> 
        <code value="Extension"/> 
      </type> 
      <isModifier value="true"/> 
      <isModifierReason value="Modifier extensions are expected to modify the meaning or interpretation of the element
       that contains them"/> 
      <isSummary value="true"/> 
      <mapping> 
        <identity value="rim"/> 
        <map value="N/A"/> 
      </mapping> 
    </element> 
    <element id="Specimen.container.identifier">
      <path value="Specimen.container.identifier"/> 
      <short value="Id for the container"/> 
      <definition value="Id for container. There may be multiple; a manufacturer's bar code, lab assigned identifier,
       etc. The container ID may differ from the specimen id in some circumstances."/> 
      <min value="0"/> 
      <max value="*"/> 
      <base> 
        <path value="Specimen.container.identifier"/> 
        <min value="0"/> 
        <max value="*"/> 
      </base> 
      <type> 
        <code value="Identifier"/> 
      </type> 
      <isModifier value="false"/> 
      <isSummary value="true"/> 
      <mapping> 
        <identity value="v2"/> 
        <map value="SAC-3"/> 
      </mapping> 
      <mapping> 
        <identity value="rim"/> 
        <map value=".id"/> 
      </mapping> 
    </element> 
    <element id="Specimen.container.description">
      <path value="Specimen.container.description"/> 
      <short value="Textual description of the container"/> 
      <definition value="Textual description of the container."/> 
      <min value="0"/> 
      <max value="1"/> 
      <base> 
        <path value="Specimen.container.description"/> 
        <min value="0"/> 
        <max value="1"/> 
      </base> 
      <type> 
        <code value="string"/> 
      </type> 
      <isModifier value="false"/> 
      <isSummary value="false"/> 
      <mapping> 
        <identity value="rim"/> 
        <map value=".desc"/> 
      </mapping> 
    </element> 
    <element id="Specimen.container.type">
      <path value="Specimen.container.type"/> 
      <short value="Kind of container directly associated with specimen"/> 
      <definition value="The type of container associated with the specimen (e.g. slide, aliquot, etc.)."/> 
      <min value="0"/> 
      <max value="1"/> 
      <base> 
        <path value="Specimen.container.type"/> 
        <min value="0"/> 
        <max value="1"/> 
      </base> 
      <type> 
        <code value="CodeableConcept"/> 
      </type> 
      <isModifier value="false"/> 
      <isSummary value="false"/> 
      <binding> 
        <extension url="http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/elementdefinition-bindingName">
          <valueString value="SpecimenContainerType"/> 
        </extension> 
        <strength value="example"/> 
        <description value="Type of specimen container."/> 
        <valueSet value="http://hl7.org/fhir/ValueSet/specimen-container-type"/> 
      </binding> 
      <mapping> 
        <identity value="v2"/> 
        <map value="SPM-27"/> 
      </mapping> 
      <mapping> 
        <identity value="rim"/> 
        <map value=".code"/> 
      </mapping> 
    </element> 
    <element id="Specimen.container.capacity">
      <path value="Specimen.container.capacity"/> 
      <short value="Container volume or size"/> 
      <definition value="The capacity (volume or other measure) the container may contain."/> 
      <min value="0"/> 
      <max value="1"/> 
      <base> 
        <path value="Specimen.container.capacity"/> 
        <min value="0"/> 
        <max value="1"/> 
      </base> 
      <type> 
        <code value="Quantity"/> 
        <profile value="http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/SimpleQuantity"/> 
      </type> 
      <isModifier value="false"/> 
      <isSummary value="false"/> 
      <mapping> 
        <identity value="v2"/> 
        <map value="one of: SAC 16, SAC17 and SAC 20, or SAC 21 and SAC 20"/> 
      </mapping> 
      <mapping> 
        <identity value="rim"/> 
        <map value=".quantity"/> 
      </mapping> 
    </element> 
    <element id="Specimen.container.specimenQuantity">
      <path value="Specimen.container.specimenQuantity"/> 
      <short value="Quantity of specimen within container"/> 
      <definition value="The quantity of specimen in the container; may be volume, dimensions, or other appropriate
       measurements, depending on the specimen type."/> 
      <min value="0"/> 
      <max value="1"/> 
      <base> 
        <path value="Specimen.container.specimenQuantity"/> 
        <min value="0"/> 
        <max value="1"/> 
      </base> 
      <type> 
        <code value="Quantity"/> 
        <profile value="http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/SimpleQuantity"/> 
      </type> 
      <isModifier value="false"/> 
      <isSummary value="false"/> 
      <mapping> 
        <identity value="v2"/> 
        <map value="SAC-23 (value) SAC-24 (units"/> 
      </mapping> 
      <mapping> 
        <identity value="rim"/> 
        <map value=".playedRole[classCode=CONT].quantity"/> 
      </mapping> 
    </element> 
    <element id="Specimen.container.additive[x]">
      <path value="Specimen.container.additive[x]"/> 
      <short value="Additive associated with container"/> 
      <definition value="Introduced substance to preserve, maintain or enhance the specimen. Examples: Formalin,
       Citrate, EDTA."/> 
      <min value="0"/> 
      <max value="1"/> 
      <base> 
        <path value="Specimen.container.additive[x]"/> 
        <min value="0"/> 
        <max value="1"/> 
      </base> 
      <type> 
        <code value="CodeableConcept"/> 
      </type> 
      <type> 
        <code value="Reference"/> 
        <targetProfile value="http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/Substance"/> 
      </type> 
      <isModifier value="false"/> 
      <isSummary value="false"/> 
      <binding> 
        <extension url="http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/elementdefinition-bindingName">
          <valueString value="SpecimenContainerAdditive"/> 
        </extension> 
        <strength value="example"/> 
        <description value="Substance added to specimen container."/> 
        <valueSet value="http://terminology.hl7.org/ValueSet/v2-0371"/> 
      </binding> 
      <mapping> 
        <identity value="v2"/> 
        <map value="SAC-27"/> 
      </mapping> 
      <mapping> 
        <identity value="rim"/> 
        <map value=".scopesRole[classCode=ADTV].player"/> 
      </mapping> 
    </element> 
    <element id="Specimen.condition">
      <path value="Specimen.condition"/> 
      <short value="State of the specimen"/> 
      <definition value="A mode or state of being that describes the nature of the specimen."/> 
      <comment value="Specimen condition is an observation made about the specimen.  It's a point-in-time assessment.
        It can be used to assess its quality or appropriateness for a specific test."/> 
      <requirements value="The specimen condition can be used to assess its quality or appropriateness for a specific
       test."/> 
      <min value="0"/> 
      <max value="*"/> 
      <base> 
        <path value="Specimen.condition"/> 
        <min value="0"/> 
        <max value="*"/> 
      </base> 
      <type> 
        <code value="CodeableConcept"/> 
      </type> 
      <isModifier value="false"/> 
      <isSummary value="true"/> 
      <binding> 
        <extension url="http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/elementdefinition-bindingName">
          <valueString value="SpecimenCondition"/> 
        </extension> 
        <strength value="extensible"/> 
        <description value="Codes describing the state of the specimen."/> 
        <valueSet value="http://terminology.hl7.org/ValueSet/v2-0493"/> 
      </binding> 
      <mapping> 
        <identity value="v2"/> 
        <map value="SPM-24"/> 
      </mapping> 
    </element> 
    <element id="Specimen.note">
      <path value="Specimen.note"/> 
      <short value="Comments"/> 
      <definition value="To communicate any details or issues about the specimen or during the specimen collection.
       (for example: broken vial, sent with patient, frozen)."/> 
      <min value="0"/> 
      <max value="*"/> 
      <base> 
        <path value="Specimen.note"/> 
        <min value="0"/> 
        <max value="*"/> 
      </base> 
      <type> 
        <code value="Annotation"/> 
      </type> 
      <isModifier value="false"/> 
      <isSummary value="false"/> 
      <mapping> 
        <identity value="v2"/> 
        <map value="OBX"/> 
      </mapping> 
      <mapping> 
        <identity value="rim"/> 
        <map value=".inboundRelationship[typeCode=SUBJ].source[classCode=OBS, moodCode=EVN, code=&quot;annotation&quot;]
        .value"/> 
      </mapping> 
    </element> 
  </snapshot> 
  <differential> 
    <element id="Specimen">
      <path value="Specimen"/> 
      <short value="Sample for analysis"/> 
      <definition value="A sample to be used for analysis."/> 
      <min value="0"/> 
      <max value="*"/> 
      <mapping> 
        <identity value="rim"/> 
        <map value="Role[classCode=SPEC]"/> 
      </mapping> 
    </element> 
    <element id="Specimen.identifier">
      <path value="Specimen.identifier"/> 
      <short value="External Identifier"/> 
      <definition value="Id for specimen."/> 
      <min value="0"/> 
      <max value="*"/> 
      <type> 
        <code value="Identifier"/> 
      </type> 
      <isSummary value="true"/> 
      <mapping> 
        <identity value="w5"/> 
        <map value="FiveWs.identifier"/> 
      </mapping> 
      <mapping> 
        <identity value="v2"/> 
        <map value="SPM-2"/> 
      </mapping> 
      <mapping> 
        <identity value="rim"/> 
        <map value=".id"/> 
      </mapping> 
    </element> 
    <element id="Specimen.accessionIdentifier">
      <path value="Specimen.accessionIdentifier"/> 
      <short value="Identifier assigned by the lab"/> 
      <definition value="The identifier assigned by the lab when accessioning specimen(s). This is not necessarily
       the same as the specimen identifier, depending on local lab procedures."/> 
      <min value="0"/> 
      <max value="1"/> 
      <type> 
        <code value="Identifier"/> 
      </type> 
      <isSummary value="true"/> 
      <mapping> 
        <identity value="w5"/> 
        <map value="FiveWs.identifier"/> 
      </mapping> 
      <mapping> 
        <identity value="v2"/> 
        <map value="SPM-30 (v2.7+)"/> 
      </mapping> 
      <mapping> 
        <identity value="rim"/> 
        <map value=".participation[typeCode=SBJ].act[classCode=ACSN, moodCode=EVN].id"/> 
      </mapping> 
    </element> 
    <element id="Specimen.status">
      <path value="Specimen.status"/> 
      <short value="available | unavailable | unsatisfactory | entered-in-error"/> 
      <definition value="The availability of the specimen."/> 
      <comment value="This element is labeled as a modifier because the status contains codes that mark the
       resource as not currently valid."/> 
      <min value="0"/> 
      <max value="1"/> 
      <type> 
        <code value="code"/> 
      </type> 
      <isModifier value="true"/> 
      <isModifierReason value="This element is labelled as a modifier because it is a status element that contains status
       entered-in-error which means that the resource should not be treated as valid"/> 
      <isSummary value="true"/> 
      <binding> 
        <extension url="http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/elementdefinition-bindingName">
          <valueString value="SpecimenStatus"/> 
        </extension> 
        <strength value="required"/> 
        <description value="Codes providing the status/availability of a specimen."/> 
        <valueSet value="http://hl7.org/fhir/ValueSet/specimen-status|4.1.0"/> 
      </binding> 
      <mapping> 
        <identity value="w5"/> 
        <map value="FiveWs.status"/> 
      </mapping> 
      <mapping> 
        <identity value="v2"/> 
        <map value="SPM-20"/> 
      </mapping> 
      <mapping> 
        <identity value="rim"/> 
        <map value="status"/> 
      </mapping> 
    </element> 
    <element id="Specimen.type">
      <path value="Specimen.type"/> 
      <short value="Kind of material that forms the specimen"/> 
      <definition value="The kind of material that forms the specimen."/> 
      <comment value="The type can change the way that a specimen is handled and drives what kind of analyses
       can properly be performed on the specimen. It is frequently used in diagnostic work flow
       decision making systems."/> 
      <min value="0"/> 
      <max value="1"/> 
      <type> 
        <code value="CodeableConcept"/> 
      </type> 
      <isSummary value="true"/> 
      <binding> 
        <extension url="http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/elementdefinition-bindingName">
          <valueString value="SpecimenType"/> 
        </extension> 
        <strength value="example"/> 
        <description value="The type of the specimen."/> 
        <valueSet value="http://terminology.hl7.org/ValueSet/v2-0487"/> 
      </binding> 
      <mapping> 
        <identity value="w5"/> 
        <map value="FiveWs.what[x]"/> 
      </mapping> 
      <mapping> 
        <identity value="v2"/> 
        <map value="SPM-4 and possibly SPM-5"/> 
      </mapping> 
      <mapping> 
        <identity value="rim"/> 
        <map value=".code"/> 
      </mapping> 
    </element> 
    <element id="Specimen.subject">
      <path value="Specimen.subject"/> 
      <short value="Where the specimen came from. This may be from patient(s), from a location (e.g., the
       source of an environmental sample), or a sampling of a substance or a device"/> 
      <definition value="Where the specimen came from. This may be from patient(s), from a location (e.g., the
       source of an environmental sample), or a sampling of a substance or a device."/> 
      <requirements value="Must know the subject context."/> 
      <min value="0"/> 
      <max value="1"/> 
      <type> 
        <code value="Reference"/> 
        <targetProfile value="http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/Patient"/> 
        <targetProfile value="http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/Group"/> 
        <targetProfile value="http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/Device"/> 
        <targetProfile value="http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/Substance"/> 
        <targetProfile value="http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/Location"/> 
      </type> 
      <isSummary value="true"/> 
      <mapping> 
        <identity value="w5"/> 
        <map value="FiveWs.subject[x]"/> 
      </mapping> 
      <mapping> 
        <identity value="rim"/> 
        <map value=".scoper  or  .scoper.playsRole"/> 
      </mapping> 
      <mapping> 
        <identity value="w5"/> 
        <map value="FiveWs.subject"/> 
      </mapping> 
    </element> 
    <element id="Specimen.receivedTime">
      <path value="Specimen.receivedTime"/> 
      <short value="The time when specimen was received for processing"/> 
      <definition value="Time when specimen was received for processing or testing."/> 
      <min value="0"/> 
      <max value="1"/> 
      <type> 
        <code value="dateTime"/> 
      </type> 
      <isSummary value="true"/> 
      <mapping> 
        <identity value="w5"/> 
        <map value="FiveWs.done[x]"/> 
      </mapping> 
      <mapping> 
        <identity value="v2"/> 
        <map value="SPM-18"/> 
      </mapping> 
      <mapping> 
        <identity value="rim"/> 
        <map value=".participation[typeCode=SBJ].act[code=SPCREC, moodCode=EVN].effectiveTime"/> 
      </mapping> 
    </element> 
    <element id="Specimen.parent">
      <path value="Specimen.parent"/> 
      <short value="Specimen from which this specimen originated"/> 
      <definition value="Reference to the parent (source) specimen which is used when the specimen was either derived
       from or a component of another specimen."/> 
      <comment value="The parent specimen could be the source from which the current specimen is derived by
       some processing step (e.g. an aliquot or isolate or extracted nucleic acids from clinical
       samples) or one of many specimens that were combined to create a pooled sample."/> 
      <min value="0"/> 
      <max value="*"/> 
      <type> 
        <code value="Reference"/> 
        <targetProfile value="http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/Specimen"/> 
      </type> 
      <mapping> 
        <identity value="rim"/> 
        <map value=".scoper (if parent) .player.scopesRole[classCode=SPEC].player (if child)"/> 
      </mapping> 
    </element> 
    <element id="Specimen.request">
      <path value="Specimen.request"/> 
      <short value="Why the specimen was collected"/> 
      <definition value="Details concerning a service request that required a specimen to be collected."/> 
      <comment value="The request may be explicit or implied such with a ServiceRequest that requires a blood
       draw."/> 
      <min value="0"/> 
      <max value="*"/> 
      <type> 
        <code value="Reference"/> 
        <targetProfile value="http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/ServiceRequest"/> 
      </type> 
      <mapping> 
        <identity value="w5"/> 
        <map value="FiveWs.why[x]"/> 
      </mapping> 
      <mapping> 
        <identity value="v2"/> 
        <map value="ORC? OBR-2/3?"/> 
      </mapping> 
      <mapping> 
        <identity value="rim"/> 
        <map value="outboundRelationship[typeCode=FLFS].target"/> 
      </mapping> 
    </element> 
    <element id="Specimen.collection">
      <path value="Specimen.collection"/> 
      <short value="Collection details"/> 
      <definition value="Details concerning the specimen collection."/> 
      <min value="0"/> 
      <max value="1"/> 
      <type> 
        <code value="BackboneElement"/> 
      </type> 
      <mapping> 
        <identity value="v2"/> 
        <map value="SPM-14"/> 
      </mapping> 
      <mapping> 
        <identity value="rim"/> 
        <map value=".participation[typeCode=SBJ].act[classCode=SPECCOLLECT, moodCode=EVN]"/> 
      </mapping> 
    </element> 
    <element id="Specimen.collection.collector">
      <path value="Specimen.collection.collector"/> 
      <short value="Who collected the specimen"/> 
      <definition value="Person who collected the specimen."/> 
      <min value="0"/> 
      <max value="1"/> 
      <type> 
        <code value="Reference"/> 
        <targetProfile value="http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/Practitioner"/> 
        <targetProfile value="http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/PractitionerRole"/> 
      </type> 
      <isSummary value="true"/> 
      <mapping> 
        <identity value="w5"/> 
        <map value="FiveWs.actor"/> 
      </mapping> 
      <mapping> 
        <identity value="v2"/> 
        <map value="PRT"/> 
      </mapping> 
      <mapping> 
        <identity value="rim"/> 
        <map value=".participation[typeCode=PFM].role"/> 
      </mapping> 
    </element> 
    <element id="Specimen.collection.collected[x]">
      <path value="Specimen.collection.collected[x]"/> 
      <short value="Collection time"/> 
      <definition value="Time when specimen was collected from subject - the physiologically relevant time."/> 
      <min value="0"/> 
      <max value="1"/> 
      <type> 
        <code value="dateTime"/> 
      </type> 
      <type> 
        <code value="Period"/> 
      </type> 
      <isSummary value="true"/> 
      <mapping> 
        <identity value="w5"/> 
        <map value="FiveWs.init"/> 
      </mapping> 
      <mapping> 
        <identity value="v2"/> 
        <map value="SPM-17"/> 
      </mapping> 
      <mapping> 
        <identity value="rim"/> 
        <map value=".effectiveTime"/> 
      </mapping> 
    </element> 
    <element id="Specimen.collection.duration">
      <path value="Specimen.collection.duration"/> 
      <short value="How long it took to collect specimen"/> 
      <definition value="The span of time over which the collection of a specimen occurred."/> 
      <min value="0"/> 
      <max value="1"/> 
      <type> 
        <code value="Duration"/> 
      </type> 
      <isSummary value="true"/> 
      <mapping> 
        <identity value="w5"/> 
        <map value="FiveWs.init"/> 
      </mapping> 
    </element> 
    <element id="Specimen.collection.quantity">
      <path value="Specimen.collection.quantity"/> 
      <short value="The quantity of specimen collected"/> 
      <definition value="The quantity of specimen collected; for instance the volume of a blood sample, or the
       physical measurement of an anatomic pathology sample."/> 
      <min value="0"/> 
      <max value="1"/> 
      <type> 
        <code value="Quantity"/> 
        <profile value="http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/SimpleQuantity"/> 
      </type> 
      <mapping> 
        <identity value="v2"/> 
        <map value="SPM-12"/> 
      </mapping> 
      <mapping> 
        <identity value="rim"/> 
        <map value=".participation[typeCode=SBJ].role[classCode=SPEC].player.quantity"/> 
      </mapping> 
    </element> 
    <element id="Specimen.collection.method">
      <path value="Specimen.collection.method"/> 
      <short value="Technique used to perform collection"/> 
      <definition value="A coded value specifying the technique that is used to perform the procedure."/> 
      <min value="0"/> 
      <max value="1"/> 
      <type> 
        <code value="CodeableConcept"/> 
      </type> 
      <binding> 
        <extension url="http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/elementdefinition-bindingName">
          <valueString value="SpecimenCollectionMethod"/> 
        </extension> 
        <strength value="example"/> 
        <description value="The  technique that is used to perform the procedure."/> 
        <valueSet value="http://hl7.org/fhir/ValueSet/specimen-collection-method"/> 
      </binding> 
      <mapping> 
        <identity value="v2"/> 
        <map value="SPM-7"/> 
      </mapping> 
      <mapping> 
        <identity value="rim"/> 
        <map value=".methodCode"/> 
      </mapping> 
    </element> 
    <element id="Specimen.collection.bodySite">
      <path value="Specimen.collection.bodySite"/> 
      <short value="Anatomical collection site"/> 
      <definition value="Anatomical location from which the specimen was collected (if subject is a patient). This
       is the target site.  This element is not used for environmental specimens."/> 
      <comment value="If the use case requires  BodySite to be handled as a separate resource instead of an
       inline coded element (e.g. to identify and track separately)  then use the standard extension
       [bodySite](extension-bodysite.html)."/> 
      <min value="0"/> 
      <max value="1"/> 
      <type> 
        <code value="CodeableConcept"/> 
      </type> 
      <binding> 
        <extension url="http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/elementdefinition-bindingName">
          <valueString value="BodySite"/> 
        </extension> 
        <strength value="example"/> 
        <description value="Codes describing anatomical locations. May include laterality."/> 
        <valueSet value="http://hl7.org/fhir/ValueSet/body-site"/> 
      </binding> 
      <mapping> 
        <identity value="v2"/> 
        <map value="SPM-8 and SPM-9"/> 
      </mapping> 
      <mapping> 
        <identity value="rim"/> 
        <map value=".targetSiteCode"/> 
      </mapping> 
    </element> 
    <element id="Specimen.collection.fastingStatus[x]">
      <path value="Specimen.collection.fastingStatus[x]"/> 
      <short value="Whether or how long patient abstained from food and/or drink"/> 
      <definition value="Abstinence or reduction from some or all food, drink, or both, for a period of time prior
       to sample collection."/> 
      <comment value="Representing fasting status using this element is preferred to representing it with an
       observation using a 'pre-coordinated code'  such as  LOINC 2005-7 (Calcium [Moles/​time]
       in 2 hour Urine --12 hours fasting), or  using  a component observation ` such as `Observation.compo
      nent code`  = LOINC 49541-6 (Fasting status - Reported)."/> 
      <requirements value="Many diagnostic tests require fasting  to facilitate accurate interpretation."/> 
      <min value="0"/> 
      <max value="1"/> 
      <type> 
        <code value="CodeableConcept"/> 
      </type> 
      <type> 
        <code value="Duration"/> 
      </type> 
      <isSummary value="true"/> 
      <binding> 
        <extension url="http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/elementdefinition-bindingName">
          <valueString value="FastingStatus"/> 
        </extension> 
        <strength value="extensible"/> 
        <description value="Codes describing the fasting status of the patient."/> 
        <valueSet value="http://terminology.hl7.org/ValueSet/v2-0916"/> 
      </binding> 
      <mapping> 
        <identity value="v2"/> 
        <map value="OBR-"/> 
      </mapping> 
    </element> 
    <element id="Specimen.processing">
      <path value="Specimen.processing"/> 
      <short value="Processing and processing step details"/> 
      <definition value="Details concerning processing and processing steps for the specimen."/> 
      <min value="0"/> 
      <max value="*"/> 
      <type> 
        <code value="BackboneElement"/> 
      </type> 
      <mapping> 
        <identity value="rim"/> 
        <map value=".participation[typeCode=SBJ].act[code=SPCTRT, moodCode=EVN]"/> 
      </mapping> 
    </element> 
    <element id="Specimen.processing.description">
      <path value="Specimen.processing.description"/> 
      <short value="Textual description of procedure"/> 
      <definition value="Textual description of procedure."/> 
      <min value="0"/> 
      <max value="1"/> 
      <type> 
        <code value="string"/> 
      </type> 
      <mapping> 
        <identity value="rim"/> 
        <map value=".text"/> 
      </mapping> 
    </element> 
    <element id="Specimen.processing.procedure">
      <path value="Specimen.processing.procedure"/> 
      <short value="Indicates the treatment step  applied to the specimen"/> 
      <definition value="A coded value specifying the procedure used to process the specimen."/> 
      <min value="0"/> 
      <max value="1"/> 
      <type> 
        <code value="CodeableConcept"/> 
      </type> 
      <binding> 
        <extension url="http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/elementdefinition-bindingName">
          <valueString value="SpecimenProcessingProcedure"/> 
        </extension> 
        <strength value="example"/> 
        <description value="Type indicating the technique used to process the specimen."/> 
        <valueSet value="http://hl7.org/fhir/ValueSet/specimen-processing-procedure"/> 
      </binding> 
      <mapping> 
        <identity value="rim"/> 
        <map value=".code"/> 
      </mapping> 
    </element> 
    <element id="Specimen.processing.additive">
      <path value="Specimen.processing.additive"/> 
      <short value="Material used in the processing step"/> 
      <definition value="Material used in the processing step."/> 
      <min value="0"/> 
      <max value="*"/> 
      <type> 
        <code value="Reference"/> 
        <targetProfile value="http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/Substance"/> 
      </type> 
      <mapping> 
        <identity value="v2"/> 
        <map value="SPM-6"/> 
      </mapping> 
      <mapping> 
        <identity value="rim"/> 
        <map value=".participation[typeCode=CSM].role[classCode=ADTV].code"/> 
      </mapping> 
    </element> 
    <element id="Specimen.processing.time[x]">
      <path value="Specimen.processing.time[x]"/> 
      <short value="Date and time of specimen processing"/> 
      <definition value="A record of the time or period when the specimen processing occurred.  For example the
       time of sample fixation or the period of time the sample was in formalin."/> 
      <min value="0"/> 
      <max value="1"/> 
      <type> 
        <code value="dateTime"/> 
      </type> 
      <type> 
        <code value="Period"/> 
      </type> 
      <mapping> 
        <identity value="rim"/> 
        <map value=".effectiveTime"/> 
      </mapping> 
    </element> 
    <element id="Specimen.container">
      <path value="Specimen.container"/> 
      <short value="Direct container of specimen (tube/slide, etc.)"/> 
      <definition value="The container holding the specimen.  The recursive nature of containers; i.e. blood in
       tube in tray in rack is not addressed here."/> 
      <min value="0"/> 
      <max value="*"/> 
      <type> 
        <code value="BackboneElement"/> 
      </type> 
      <mapping> 
        <identity value="rim"/> 
        <map value=".player.scopingRole[classCode=CONT].scoper"/> 
      </mapping> 
    </element> 
    <element id="Specimen.container.identifier">
      <path value="Specimen.container.identifier"/> 
      <short value="Id for the container"/> 
      <definition value="Id for container. There may be multiple; a manufacturer's bar code, lab assigned identifier,
       etc. The container ID may differ from the specimen id in some circumstances."/> 
      <min value="0"/> 
      <max value="*"/> 
      <type> 
        <code value="Identifier"/> 
      </type> 
      <isSummary value="true"/> 
      <mapping> 
        <identity value="v2"/> 
        <map value="SAC-3"/> 
      </mapping> 
      <mapping> 
        <identity value="rim"/> 
        <map value=".id"/> 
      </mapping> 
    </element> 
    <element id="Specimen.container.description">
      <path value="Specimen.container.description"/> 
      <short value="Textual description of the container"/> 
      <definition value="Textual description of the container."/> 
      <min value="0"/> 
      <max value="1"/> 
      <type> 
        <code value="string"/> 
      </type> 
      <mapping> 
        <identity value="rim"/> 
        <map value=".desc"/> 
      </mapping> 
    </element> 
    <element id="Specimen.container.type">
      <path value="Specimen.container.type"/> 
      <short value="Kind of container directly associated with specimen"/> 
      <definition value="The type of container associated with the specimen (e.g. slide, aliquot, etc.)."/> 
      <min value="0"/> 
      <max value="1"/> 
      <type> 
        <code value="CodeableConcept"/> 
      </type> 
      <binding> 
        <extension url="http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/elementdefinition-bindingName">
          <valueString value="SpecimenContainerType"/> 
        </extension> 
        <strength value="example"/> 
        <description value="Type of specimen container."/> 
        <valueSet value="http://hl7.org/fhir/ValueSet/specimen-container-type"/> 
      </binding> 
      <mapping> 
        <identity value="v2"/> 
        <map value="SPM-27"/> 
      </mapping> 
      <mapping> 
        <identity value="rim"/> 
        <map value=".code"/> 
      </mapping> 
    </element> 
    <element id="Specimen.container.capacity">
      <path value="Specimen.container.capacity"/> 
      <short value="Container volume or size"/> 
      <definition value="The capacity (volume or other measure) the container may contain."/> 
      <min value="0"/> 
      <max value="1"/> 
      <type> 
        <code value="Quantity"/> 
        <profile value="http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/SimpleQuantity"/> 
      </type> 
      <mapping> 
        <identity value="v2"/> 
        <map value="one of: SAC 16, SAC17 and SAC 20, or SAC 21 and SAC 20"/> 
      </mapping> 
      <mapping> 
        <identity value="rim"/> 
        <map value=".quantity"/> 
      </mapping> 
    </element> 
    <element id="Specimen.container.specimenQuantity">
      <path value="Specimen.container.specimenQuantity"/> 
      <short value="Quantity of specimen within container"/> 
      <definition value="The quantity of specimen in the container; may be volume, dimensions, or other appropriate
       measurements, depending on the specimen type."/> 
      <min value="0"/> 
      <max value="1"/> 
      <type> 
        <code value="Quantity"/> 
        <profile value="http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/SimpleQuantity"/> 
      </type> 
      <mapping> 
        <identity value="v2"/> 
        <map value="SAC-23 (value) SAC-24 (units"/> 
      </mapping> 
      <mapping> 
        <identity value="rim"/> 
        <map value=".playedRole[classCode=CONT].quantity"/> 
      </mapping> 
    </element> 
    <element id="Specimen.container.additive[x]">
      <path value="Specimen.container.additive[x]"/> 
      <short value="Additive associated with container"/> 
      <definition value="Introduced substance to preserve, maintain or enhance the specimen. Examples: Formalin,
       Citrate, EDTA."/> 
      <min value="0"/> 
      <max value="1"/> 
      <type> 
        <code value="CodeableConcept"/> 
      </type> 
      <type> 
        <code value="Reference"/> 
        <targetProfile value="http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/Substance"/> 
      </type> 
      <binding> 
        <extension url="http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/elementdefinition-bindingName">
          <valueString value="SpecimenContainerAdditive"/> 
        </extension> 
        <strength value="example"/> 
        <description value="Substance added to specimen container."/> 
        <valueSet value="http://terminology.hl7.org/ValueSet/v2-0371"/> 
      </binding> 
      <mapping> 
        <identity value="v2"/> 
        <map value="SAC-27"/> 
      </mapping> 
      <mapping> 
        <identity value="rim"/> 
        <map value=".scopesRole[classCode=ADTV].player"/> 
      </mapping> 
    </element> 
    <element id="Specimen.condition">
      <path value="Specimen.condition"/> 
      <short value="State of the specimen"/> 
      <definition value="A mode or state of being that describes the nature of the specimen."/> 
      <comment value="Specimen condition is an observation made about the specimen.  It's a point-in-time assessment.
        It can be used to assess its quality or appropriateness for a specific test."/> 
      <requirements value="The specimen condition can be used to assess its quality or appropriateness for a specific
       test."/> 
      <min value="0"/> 
      <max value="*"/> 
      <type> 
        <code value="CodeableConcept"/> 
      </type> 
      <isSummary value="true"/> 
      <binding> 
        <extension url="http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/elementdefinition-bindingName">
          <valueString value="SpecimenCondition"/> 
        </extension> 
        <strength value="extensible"/> 
        <description value="Codes describing the state of the specimen."/> 
        <valueSet value="http://terminology.hl7.org/ValueSet/v2-0493"/> 
      </binding> 
      <mapping> 
        <identity value="v2"/> 
        <map value="SPM-24"/> 
      </mapping> 
    </element> 
    <element id="Specimen.note">
      <path value="Specimen.note"/> 
      <short value="Comments"/> 
      <definition value="To communicate any details or issues about the specimen or during the specimen collection.
       (for example: broken vial, sent with patient, frozen)."/> 
      <min value="0"/> 
      <max value="*"/> 
      <type> 
        <code value="Annotation"/> 
      </type> 
      <mapping> 
        <identity value="v2"/> 
        <map value="OBX"/> 
      </mapping> 
      <mapping> 
        <identity value="rim"/> 
        <map value=".inboundRelationship[typeCode=SUBJ].source[classCode=OBS, moodCode=EVN, code=&quot;annotation&quot;]
        .value"/> 
      </mapping> 
    </element> 
  </differential> 
</StructureDefinition> 

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.