|Orders and Observations Work Group||Maturity Level : 2||
||Use Context : Any|
This is a value set defined by the FHIR project.
Codes providing the status/availability of a specimen.
|Committee:||Orders and Observations Work Group|
|Source Resource||XML / JSON|
This value set is used in the following places:
This value set contains 4 concepts
|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.|
||The specimen was entered in error and therefore nullified.|
See the full registry of value sets defined as part of FHIR.
Explanation of the columns that may appear on this page:
|Source||The source of the definition of the code (when the value set draws in codes defined elsewhere)|
|Code||The code (used as the code in the resource instance). If the code is in italics, this indicates that the code is not selectable ('Abstract')|
|Display||The display (used in the display element of a Coding ). If there is no display, implementers should not simply display the code, but map the concept into their application|
|Definition||An explanation of the meaning of the concept|
|Comments||Additional notes about how to use the code|