Clinical Document Architecture V2.0.1
2.1.0 - CI Build

Clinical Document Architecture V2.0.1, published by Health Level 7. This is not an authorized publication; it is the continuous build for version 2.1.0). This version is based on the current content of https://github.com/HL7/cda-core-2.0/ and changes regularly. See the Directory of published versions

Logical Model: CDAR2.Specimen - Detailed Descriptions

Definitions for the Specimen logical model.

1. Specimen
Definition

Defines the basic properties of every data value. This is an abstract type, meaning that no value can be just a data value without belonging to any concrete type. Every concrete type is a specialization of this general abstract DataValue type.

Control1..1
2. Specimen.nullFlavor
Definition

If a value is an exceptional value (NULL-value), this specifies in what way and why proper information is missing.

Control0..1
BindingThe codes SHALL be taken from NullFlavor
Typecode
3. Specimen.realmCode
Definition

When valued in an instance, this attribute signals the imposition of realm-specific constraints. The value of this attribute identifies the realm in question

Control0..*
Typehttp://hl7.org/fhir/cda/StructureDefinition/CS
4. Specimen.typeId
Definition

When valued in an instance, this attribute signals the imposition of constraints defined in an HL7-specified message type. This might be a common type (also known as CMET in the messaging communication environment), or content included within a wrapper. The value of this attribute provides a unique identifier for the type in question.

Control0..1
Typehttp://hl7.org/fhir/cda/StructureDefinition/II
5. Specimen.templateId
Definition

When valued in an instance, this attribute signals the imposition of a set of template-defined constraints. The value of this attribute provides a unique identifier for the templates in question

Control0..*
Typehttp://hl7.org/fhir/cda/StructureDefinition/II
6. Specimen.typeCode
Control1..1
BindingThe codes SHALL be taken from ParticipationTargetDirect
Typecode
Default ValueSPC
Fixed ValueSPC
7. Specimen.specimenRole
Control1..1
Typehttp://hl7.org/fhir/cda/StructureDefinition/SpecimenRole