HL7 Terminology (THO)
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CodeSystem: preferredSpecimen-AttributeStatus

Official URL: http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v2-0920 Version: 2.0.0
Active as of 2019-12-01 Responsible: Health Level Seven International Computable Name: PreferredSpecimenAttributeStatus
Other Identifiers: urn:ietf:rfc:3986#Uniform Resource Identifier (URI)#urn:oid:2.16.840.1.113883.18.426

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HL7-defined code system of concepts that indicate whether a Specimen/Attribute is Preferred or Alternate for collection of a particular specimen. Used in HL7 Version 2.x messaging in Master Files (OM4 segment) to characterize information about specimens that are associated with certain observations.

Underlying Master Code System for V2 table 0920 (Preferred Specimen/Attribute Status)

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

Properties

This code system defines the following properties for its concepts

CodeURITypeDescription
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
v2-concCommenthttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/utg-concept-properties#v2-concCommentstringV2 Concept Comment
v2-concCommentAsPubhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/utg-concept-properties#v2-concCommentAsPubstringV2 Concept Comment As Published

Concepts

This case-sensitive code system http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v2-0920 defines the following codes in a Is-A heirarchy:

CodeDisplayDefinitionV2 Concept CommentV2 Concept Comment As Published
P PreferredPreferredThis specimen is Preferred for all attributes (Container and Additive) identified in the OM4 segment.This specimen is Preferred for all attributes (Container and Additive) identified in the OM4 segment.
A AlternateAlternateThis is a specimen that is acceptable as a replacement for a preferred specimen. In the following field (OM4-17), the sequence number of the preferred specimen must be messaged.This is a specimen that is acceptable as a replacement for a preferred specimen. In the following field (OM4-17), the sequence number of the preferred specimen must be messaged.

History

DateActionAuthorCustodianComment
2023-11-14reviseMarc DuteauTSMGAdd standard copyright and contact to internal content; up-476
2020-05-06reviseTed KleinVocabulary WGMigrated to the UTG maintenance environment and publishing tooling.