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CodeSystem: diagnosticServiceSectionId

Official URL: http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v2-0074 Version: 2.0.0
Active as of 2019-12-01 Responsible: Health Level Seven International Computable Name: DiagnosticServiceSectionId
Other Identifiers: urn:ietf:rfc:3986#Uniform Resource Identifier (URI)#urn:oid:2.16.840.1.113883.18.29

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HL7-defined code system of concepts which specify a section of a diagnostic service where the observation may be performed. Used in HL7 Version 2.x messaging in the OBR and OM4 segments.

Underlying Master Code System for V2 table 0074 (Diagnostic Service Section ID)

This Code system is referenced in the content logical definition of the following value sets:


This code system defines the following properties for its concepts

statushttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/utg-concept-properties#statuscodeStatus of the concept
deprecatedhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/utg-concept-properties#v2-table-deprecatedcodeVersion of HL7 in which the code was deprecated


This case-sensitive code system http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v2-0074 defines the following codes in a Is-A heirarchy:

CodeDisplayDefinitiondeprecatedDeutsch (German, de)
AU AudiologyAudiologyAudiologie
BG Blood GasesBlood GasesBlutgase
BLB Blood BankBlood BankBlutbank
CG CytogeneticsCytogenetics
CUS Cardiac UltrasoundCardiac UltrasoundKardiologische Ultraschalluntersuchung
CTH Cardiac CatheterizationCardiac CatheterizationHerzkatheter
CT CAT ScanCAT ScanComputertomographie
CH ChemistryChemistryKlinische Chemie
CP CytopathologyCytopathologyZellpathologie
EC Electrocardiac (e.g., EKG, EEC, Holter)Electrocardiac (e.g., EKG, EEC, Holter)Elektrokardiographie
EN Electroneuro (EEG, EMG,EP,PSG)Electroneuro (EEG, EMG,EP,PSG)Elektroneurographie, Elektroencephalographie
GE GeneticsGeneticsGenetik
HM HematologyHematologyHämatologie
IMG Diagnostic ImagingDiagnostic Imaging2.9
ICU Bedside ICU MonitoringBedside ICU Monitoring
IMM ImmunologyImmunologyImmunologie
LAB LaboratoryLaboratoryLabor
MB MicrobiologyMicrobiologyMikrobiologie
MCB MycobacteriologyMycobacteriologyMykobakteriologie
MYC MycologyMycologyMykologie
NMS Nuclear Medicine ScanNuclear Medicine ScanSzintigramm
NMR Nuclear Magnetic ResonanceNuclear Magnetic ResonanceKernspintomographie (MR)
NRS Nursing Service MeasuresNursing Service MeasuresPflegemaßnahme
OUS OB UltrasoundOB UltrasoundGeburtshilfiche Ultraschalluntersuchung
OT Occupational TherapyOccupational TherapyBeschäftigungstherapie
OTH OtherOtherAndere
OSL Outside LabOutside LabExternes Labor
PAR ParasitologyParasitology2.9Parasitologie
PHR PharmacyPharmacyApotheke
PAT Pathology (gross & histopath, not surgical)Pathology (gross & histopath, not surgical)2.9Pathologie
PT Physical TherapyPhysical Therapyphysiklische Therapie
PHY Physician (Hx. Dx, admission note, etc.)Physician (Hx. Dx, admission note, etc.)Arzt (Krankengeschichte, Diagnose, Aufnahmeuntersuchung)
PF Pulmonary FunctionPulmonary FunctionLungenfunktion
RAD RadiologyRadiologyRadiologie
RX RadiographRadiographRöntgenaufnahme
RUS Radiology UltrasoundRadiology UltrasoundRadiologische Ultraschalluntersuchung
RC Respiratory Care (therapy)Respiratory Care (therapy)Atemtherapie
RT Radiation TherapyRadiation TherapyStrahlentherapie
SR SerologySerologySerologie
SP Surgical PathologySurgical PathologyOperative Pathologie
TX ToxicologyToxicologyToxikologie
VUS Vascular UltrasoundVascular UltrasoundUltraschalluntersuchung der Gefäße
VR VirologyVirologyVirologie
URN UrinalysisUrinalysis2.9Urinanalyse
XRC CineradiographCineradiographRöntgenkinematographie


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