FHIR Release 3 (STU) 5 Preview #3
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4.3.1.464 4.4.1.239 Value Set http://hl7.org/fhir/ValueSet/specimen-status

Orders and Observations Work Group   Maturity Level : 2 Informative Trial Use Use Context : Any

This is a value set defined by the FHIR project.

Summary

Defining URL: http://hl7.org/fhir/ValueSet/specimen-status
Version: 4.5.0
Name: SpecimenStatus
Title: SpecimenStatus
Definition:

Codes providing the status/availability of a specimen.

Committee: Orders and Observations Work Group
OID: 2.16.840.1.113883.4.642.3.464 2.16.840.1.113883.4.642.3.471 (for OID based terminology systems)
Source Resource XML / JSON

This value set is used in the following places:


This value set includes codes from the following code systems:

 

This expansion generated 19 Apr 2017 25 Sep 2020


This value set contains 4 concepts

Expansion based on http://hl7.org/fhir/specimen-status version 3.0.2 SpecimenStatus v4.5.0 (CodeSystem)

All codes from system http://hl7.org/fhir/specimen-status

Code Display Definition
available Available The physical specimen is present and in good condition.
unavailable Unavailable There is no physical specimen because it is either lost, destroyed or consumed.
unsatisfactory Unsatisfactory The specimen cannot be used because of a quality issue such as a broken container, contamination, or too old.
entered-in-error Entered-in-error Entered in Error The specimen was entered in error and therefore nullified.

 

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