UNH M 1 MESSAGE HEADER

  • Mandatory
  • Max repeat: 1
A service segment starting and uniquely identifying a message. The message type code for the Medical service report message is MEDRPT.
0062
MESSAGE REFERENCE NUMBER
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..14
Unique message reference assigned by the sender.
S009
MESSAGE IDENTIFIER
  • Mandatory
Identification of the type, version, etc. of the message being interchanged.
0065
Message type
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..6
Code identifying a type of message and assigned by its controlling agency.
0052
Message version number
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Version number of a message type.
0054
Message release number
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Release number within the current message version number.
0051
Controlling agency, coded
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying a controlling agency.
0057
Association assigned code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..6
Code, assigned by the association responsible for the design and maintenance of the message type concerned, which further identifies the message.
0110
Code list directory version number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..6
Version number of the code list directory.
0113
Message type sub-function identification
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..6
Code identifying a sub-function of a message type.
0068
COMMON ACCESS REFERENCE
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Reference serving as a key to relate all subsequent transfers of data to the same business case or file.
S010
STATUS OF THE TRANSFER
  • Conditional
Statement that the message is one in a sequence of transfers relating to the same topic.
0070
Sequence of transfers
  • Mandatory
  • Type: n
  • Length: 0..2
Number assigned by the sender indicating the transfer sequence of a message related to the same topic. The message could be an addition or a change to an earlier transfer related to the same topic.
0073
First and last transfer
  • Conditional
  • Type: a
  • Length: 1
Indication used for the first and last message in a sequence of messages related to the same topic.
S016
MESSAGE SUBSET IDENTIFICATION
  • Conditional
Identification of a message subset by its identifier, version, release and source.
0115
Message subset identification
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..14
Coded identification of a message subset, assigned by its controlling agency.
0116
Message subset version number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Version number of the message subset.
0118
Message subset release number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Release number within the message subset version number.
0051
Controlling agency, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying a controlling agency.
S017
MESSAGE IMPLEMENTATION GUIDELINE IDENTIFICATION
  • Conditional
Identification of a message implementation guideline by its identifier, version, release and source.
0121
Message implementation guideline identification
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..14
Coded identification of the message implementation guideline, assigned by its controlling agency.
0122
Message implementation guideline version number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Version number of the message implementation guideline.
0124
Message implementation guideline release number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Release number within the message implementation guideline version number.
0051
Controlling agency, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying a controlling agency.
S018
SCENARIO IDENTIFICATION
  • Conditional
Identification of a scenario.
0127
Scenario identification
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..14
Code identifying scenario.
0128
Scenario version number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Version number of a scenario.
0130
Scenario release number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Release number within the scenario version number.
0051
Controlling agency, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying a controlling agency.

BGM M 1 BEGINNING OF MESSAGE

  • Mandatory
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment for unique identification of the message and specification of its function.
C002
DOCUMENT/MESSAGE NAME
  • Conditional
Identification of a type of document/message by code or name. Code preferred.
1001
Document name code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the document name.
1131
Code list identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
1000
Document name
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Name of a document.
C106
DOCUMENT/MESSAGE IDENTIFICATION
  • Conditional
Identification of a document/message by its number and eventually its version or revision.
1004
Document identifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
To identify a document.
1056
Version identifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..9
To identify a version.
1060
Revision identifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..6
To identify a revision.
1225
MESSAGE FUNCTION CODE
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code indicating the function of the message.
4343
RESPONSE TYPE CODE
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the type of acknowledgment required or transmitted.
1373
DOCUMENT STATUS CODE
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the status of a document.

DTM C 9 DATE/TIME/PERIOD

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 9
A segment identifying the date and/or time of message generation and/or other dates and/or times concerning the whole message.
C507
DATE/TIME/PERIOD
  • Mandatory
Date and/or time, or period relevant to the specified date/time/period type.
2005
Date or time or period function code qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code qualifying the function of a date, time or period.
2380
Date or time or period text
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
The value of a date, a date and time, a time or of a period in a specified representation.
2379
Date or time or period format code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the representation of a date, time or period.

FTX C 9 FREE TEXT

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 9
A segment giving free text information, in coded or clear form, for specifying information concerning the whole message.
4451
TEXT SUBJECT CODE QUALIFIER
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code qualifying the subject of the text.
4453
FREE TEXT FUNCTION CODE
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the function of free text.
C107
TEXT REFERENCE
  • Conditional
Coded reference to a standard text and its source.
4441
Free text description code
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code specifying free form text.
1131
Code list identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
C108
TEXT LITERAL
  • Conditional
Free text; one to five lines.
4440
Free text
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..512
Free form text.
4440
Free text
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..512
Free form text.
4440
Free text
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..512
Free form text.
4440
Free text
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..512
Free form text.
4440
Free text
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..512
Free form text.
3453
LANGUAGE NAME CODE
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the language name.
4447
FREE TEXT FORMAT CODE
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the format of free text.

GRP1 M 99 PNA ADR COM FTX RFF SEQ LAN SPR QUA EMP

  • Mandatory
  • Max repeat: 99
A group of segments giving information about involved healthcare parties like the service requester, the service provider, parties to get copies of the results, related service providers, origin of clinical information, supervising healthcare party, healthcare administrative information, sample collector, sample collector location and/or other parties related to the message.

PNA M 1 PARTY IDENTIFICATION

  • Mandatory
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment for specifying the identification, name and address of involved healthcare organisations or professionals.
3035
PARTY FUNCTION CODE QUALIFIER
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code giving specific meaning to a party.
C206
IDENTIFICATION NUMBER
  • Conditional
The identification of an object.
7402
Object identifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Code specifying the unique identity of an object.
7405
Object identification code qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code qualifying the identification of an object.
4405
Status description code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying a status.
C082
PARTY IDENTIFICATION DETAILS
  • Conditional
Identification of a transaction party by code.
3039
Party identifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Code specifying the identity of a party.
1131
Code list identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
3403
NAME TYPE CODE
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the type of name.
3397
NAME STATUS CODE
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the status of a name.
C816
NAME COMPONENT DETAILS
  • Conditional
To specify a name component.
3405
Name component type code qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code qualifying the type of a name component.
3398
Name component description
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..256
Free form description of a name component.
3401
Name component usage code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the usage of a name component.
3295
Name original alphabet code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the alphabet originally used to represent a name.
C816
NAME COMPONENT DETAILS
  • Conditional
To specify a name component.
3405
Name component type code qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code qualifying the type of a name component.
3398
Name component description
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..256
Free form description of a name component.
3401
Name component usage code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the usage of a name component.
3295
Name original alphabet code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the alphabet originally used to represent a name.
C816
NAME COMPONENT DETAILS
  • Conditional
To specify a name component.
3405
Name component type code qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code qualifying the type of a name component.
3398
Name component description
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..256
Free form description of a name component.
3401
Name component usage code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the usage of a name component.
3295
Name original alphabet code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the alphabet originally used to represent a name.
C816
NAME COMPONENT DETAILS
  • Conditional
To specify a name component.
3405
Name component type code qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code qualifying the type of a name component.
3398
Name component description
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..256
Free form description of a name component.
3401
Name component usage code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the usage of a name component.
3295
Name original alphabet code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the alphabet originally used to represent a name.
C816
NAME COMPONENT DETAILS
  • Conditional
To specify a name component.
3405
Name component type code qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code qualifying the type of a name component.
3398
Name component description
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..256
Free form description of a name component.
3401
Name component usage code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the usage of a name component.
3295
Name original alphabet code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the alphabet originally used to represent a name.
1229
ACTION CODE
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the action to be taken or already taken.

ADR C 9 ADDRESS

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 9
A segment for specifying the address of the actual healthcare party.
C817
ADDRESS USAGE
  • Conditional
To describe the usage of an address.
3299
Address purpose code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the purpose of an address.
3131
Address type code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the type of an address.
3475
Address status code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the status of an address.
C090
ADDRESS DETAILS
  • Conditional
To specify the details of an address.
3477
Address format code
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the format of an address.
3286
Address component description
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Free form description of the component of an address.
3286
Address component description
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Free form description of the component of an address.
3286
Address component description
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Free form description of the component of an address.
3286
Address component description
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Free form description of the component of an address.
3286
Address component description
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Free form description of the component of an address.
3164
CITY NAME
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Name of a city.
3251
POSTAL IDENTIFICATION CODE
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code specifying the postal zone or address.
3207
COUNTRY IDENTIFIER
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of the name of the country or other geographical entity as defined in ISO 3166-1 and UN/ECE Recommendation 3.
C819
COUNTRY SUBDIVISION DETAILS
  • Conditional
To specify a country subdivision, such as state, canton, county, prefecture.
3229
Country subdivision identifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..9
To identify a country subdivision, such as state, canton, county, prefecture.
1131
Code list identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
3228
Country subdivision name
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Name of a country subdivision, such as state, canton, county, prefecture.
C517
LOCATION IDENTIFICATION
  • Conditional
Identification of a location by code or name.
3225
Location identifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
To identify a location.
1131
Code list identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
3224
Location name
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..256
Name of the location.

COM C 9 COMMUNICATION CONTACT

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 9
A segment giving communication numbers for the actual healthcare party.
C076
COMMUNICATION CONTACT
  • Mandatory
Communication number of a department or employee in a specified channel.
3148
Communication address identifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..512
To identify a communication address.
3155
Communication means type code
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the type of communication address.

FTX C 9 FREE TEXT

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 9
A segment with free text information, in coded or clear form, for specifying unstructured telecommunication numbers of the actual healthcare party including electronic mail address.
4451
TEXT SUBJECT CODE QUALIFIER
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code qualifying the subject of the text.
4453
FREE TEXT FUNCTION CODE
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the function of free text.
C107
TEXT REFERENCE
  • Conditional
Coded reference to a standard text and its source.
4441
Free text description code
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code specifying free form text.
1131
Code list identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
C108
TEXT LITERAL
  • Conditional
Free text; one to five lines.
4440
Free text
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..512
Free form text.
4440
Free text
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..512
Free form text.
4440
Free text
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..512
Free form text.
4440
Free text
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..512
Free form text.
4440
Free text
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..512
Free form text.
3453
LANGUAGE NAME CODE
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the language name.
4447
FREE TEXT FORMAT CODE
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the format of free text.

RFF C 9 REFERENCE

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 9
A segment for specifying alternative identification numbers of the actual healthcare party assigned by the involved healthcare parties. This segment also keeps a reference to another party if the current party is related to another party such as department in a hospital, a physician in a department, etc.
C506
REFERENCE
  • Mandatory
Identification of a reference.
1153
Reference code qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code qualifying a reference.
1154
Reference identifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Identifies a reference.
1156
Document line identifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..6
To identify a line of a document.
1056
Version identifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..9
To identify a version.
1060
Revision identifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..6
To identify a revision.

SEQ C 1 SEQUENCE DETAILS

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment for allocating a sequence number to the individual healthcare party allowing each healthcare party to be referenced from within the message.
1229
ACTION CODE
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the action to be taken or already taken.
C286
SEQUENCE INFORMATION
  • Conditional
Identification of a sequence and source for sequencing.
1050
Sequence position identifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..10
To identify a position in a sequence.
1159
Sequence identifier source code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the source of a sequence identifier.
1131
Code list identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.

LAN C 9 LANGUAGE

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 9
A segment for specifying the language used by the actual healthcare party.
3455
LANGUAGE CODE QUALIFIER
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code qualifying a language.
C508
LANGUAGE DETAILS
  • Conditional
To identify a language.
3453
Language name code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the language name.
3452
Language name
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Name of language.

SPR C 1 ORGANISATION CLASSIFICATION DETAILS

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment for specifying the type and medical speciality of a healthcare organisation.
7293
SECTOR AREA IDENTIFICATION CODE QUALIFIER
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code qualifying identification of a subject area.
3079
ORGANISATION CLASSIFICATION CODE
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the classification of an organisation.
C844
ORGANISATION CLASSIFICATION DETAIL
  • Conditional
To specify details regarding the class of an organisation.
3083
Organisational class name code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code specifying a class of organisation.
1131
Code list identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
3082
Organisational class name
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Name of a class of organisation.

QUA C 9 QUALIFICATION

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 9
A segment for specifying the professional medical qualifications of a person.
9037
QUALIFICATION TYPE CODE QUALIFIER
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code qualifying a type of qualification.
C950
QUALIFICATION CLASSIFICATION
  • Conditional
Qualification classification description and/or code. This specifies the trade, skill, professional or similar qualification category.
9007
Qualification classification description code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying a qualification classification.
1131
Code list identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
9006
Qualification classification description
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Free form description of a qualification classification.
9006
Qualification classification description
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Free form description of a qualification classification.

EMP C 9 EMPLOYMENT DETAILS

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 9
A segment for specifying the type, medical speciality and the position or military rank of a healthcare professional.
9003
EMPLOYMENT DETAILS CODE QUALIFIER
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code qualifying the employment details.
C948
EMPLOYMENT CATEGORY
  • Conditional
Code and/or description of an employment category.
9005
Employment category description code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the employment category.
1131
Code list identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
9004
Employment category description
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Free form description of the employment category.
C951
OCCUPATION
  • Conditional
Description of an occupation.
9009
Occupation description code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying an occupation.
1131
Code list identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
9008
Occupation description
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Free form description of an occupation.
9008
Occupation description
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Free form description of an occupation.
C950
QUALIFICATION CLASSIFICATION
  • Conditional
Qualification classification description and/or code. This specifies the trade, skill, professional or similar qualification category.
9007
Qualification classification description code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying a qualification classification.
1131
Code list identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
9006
Qualification classification description
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Free form description of a qualification classification.
9006
Qualification classification description
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Free form description of a qualification classification.
3480
PERSON JOB TITLE
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Name of a job title such as rank or rating of crew member.
9035
QUALIFICATION APPLICATION AREA CODE
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the application area of a qualification.

GRP2 M 99 IRQ GEI RFF DTM STS PTY LAN FTX TEM GRP3 GRP4 GRP6

  • Mandatory
  • Max repeat: 99
A group of segments giving information concerning a medical service report.

IRQ M 1 INFORMATION REQUIRED

  • Mandatory
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment for specifying the requirements concerning acknowledgment of the report.
C333
INFORMATION REQUEST
  • Mandatory
To specify the information requested in a responding message.
4511
Requested information description code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the response information requested.
1131
Code list identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
4510
Requested information description
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Free form description of the response information requested.

GEI M 1 PROCESSING INFORMATION

  • Mandatory
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment for specifying the service type of the actual report, i.e. whether this is a new report, a modification to a previously issued report, etc.
9649
PROCESSING INFORMATION CODE QUALIFIER
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code qualifying the processing information.
C012
PROCESSING INDICATOR
  • Conditional
Identification of the processing indicator.
7365
Processing indicator description code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying a processing indicator.
1131
Code list identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
7364
Processing indicator description
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Free form description of a processing indicator.
7187
PROCESS TYPE DESCRIPTION CODE
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code specifying a type of process.

RFF M 9 REFERENCE

  • Mandatory
  • Max repeat: 9
A segment for specifying the identification of the service report as provided by the service provider. This segment also keeps a reference to a healthcare party related to this service report which is specified in segment group 1.
C506
REFERENCE
  • Mandatory
Identification of a reference.
1153
Reference code qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code qualifying a reference.
1154
Reference identifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Identifies a reference.
1156
Document line identifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..6
To identify a line of a document.
1056
Version identifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..9
To identify a version.
1060
Revision identifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..6
To identify a revision.

DTM M 1 DATE/TIME/PERIOD

  • Mandatory
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment for specifying the issue date and/or time of the report and/or other dates and/or times relevant to the report.
C507
DATE/TIME/PERIOD
  • Mandatory
Date and/or time, or period relevant to the specified date/time/period type.
2005
Date or time or period function code qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code qualifying the function of a date, time or period.
2380
Date or time or period text
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
The value of a date, a date and time, a time or of a period in a specified representation.
2379
Date or time or period format code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the representation of a date, time or period.

STS C 1 STATUS

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment for specifying the status of the service report, i.e. whether it is a partial report, a complete report, etc.
C601
STATUS CATEGORY
  • Conditional
To specify the category of the status.
9015
Status category code
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the category of a status.
1131
Code list identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
C555
STATUS
  • Conditional
To specify a status.
4405
Status description code
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying a status.
1131
Code list identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
4404
Status description
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Free form description of a status.
C556
STATUS REASON
  • Conditional
To specify the reason for a status.
9013
Status reason description code
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the reason for a status.
1131
Code list identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
9012
Status reason description
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..256
Free form description of the status reason.
C556
STATUS REASON
  • Conditional
To specify the reason for a status.
9013
Status reason description code
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the reason for a status.
1131
Code list identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
9012
Status reason description
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..256
Free form description of the status reason.
C556
STATUS REASON
  • Conditional
To specify the reason for a status.
9013
Status reason description code
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the reason for a status.
1131
Code list identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
9012
Status reason description
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..256
Free form description of the status reason.
C556
STATUS REASON
  • Conditional
To specify the reason for a status.
9013
Status reason description code
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the reason for a status.
1131
Code list identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
9012
Status reason description
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..256
Free form description of the status reason.
C556
STATUS REASON
  • Conditional
To specify the reason for a status.
9013
Status reason description code
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the reason for a status.
1131
Code list identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
9012
Status reason description
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..256
Free form description of the status reason.

PTY C 1 PRIORITY

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment for specifying the reporting priority of the service report.
4035
PRIORITY TYPE CODE QUALIFIER
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code qualifying the type of priority.
C585
PRIORITY DETAILS
  • Conditional
To indicate a priority.
4037
Priority description code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying a priority.
1131
Code list identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
4036
Priority description
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Free form description of a priority.

LAN C 1 LANGUAGE

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment specifying the language of the actual report.
3455
LANGUAGE CODE QUALIFIER
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code qualifying a language.
C508
LANGUAGE DETAILS
  • Conditional
To identify a language.
3453
Language name code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the language name.
3452
Language name
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Name of language.

FTX C 99 FREE TEXT

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 99
A segment with free text information, in coded or clear form, for specifying the comments of the service provider concerning the complete report and/or the reason for cancellation.
4451
TEXT SUBJECT CODE QUALIFIER
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code qualifying the subject of the text.
4453
FREE TEXT FUNCTION CODE
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the function of free text.
C107
TEXT REFERENCE
  • Conditional
Coded reference to a standard text and its source.
4441
Free text description code
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code specifying free form text.
1131
Code list identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
C108
TEXT LITERAL
  • Conditional
Free text; one to five lines.
4440
Free text
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..512
Free form text.
4440
Free text
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..512
Free form text.
4440
Free text
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..512
Free form text.
4440
Free text
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..512
Free form text.
4440
Free text
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..512
Free form text.
3453
LANGUAGE NAME CODE
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the language name.
4447
FREE TEXT FORMAT CODE
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the format of free text.

TEM C 1 TEST METHOD

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment for specifying the reason for cancellation of the complete report.
C244
TEST METHOD
  • Conditional
Specification of the test method employed.
4415
Test method identifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
To identify a method of testing.
1131
Code list identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
4416
Test description
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Free form description of the test.
4419
TEST ADMINISTRATION METHOD CODE
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the method of the administration of a test.
3077
TEST MEDIUM CODE
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the medium on which a test was or is to be applied.
6311
MEASUREMENT PURPOSE CODE QUALIFIER
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code qualifying the purpose of the measurement.
7188
TEST METHOD REVISION IDENTIFIER
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..30
To identify the revision of a test method.
C515
TEST REASON
  • Conditional
To identify the reason for the test as specified.
4425
Test reason name code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code specifying the name of the reason for performing a test.
1131
Code list identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
4424
Test reason name
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Name of the reason for performing a test.

GRP3 C 99 RFF DTM

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 99
A group of segments for specifying a reference to another service report.

RFF M 1 REFERENCE

  • Mandatory
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment for specifying the identification number of the referenced service report.
C506
REFERENCE
  • Mandatory
Identification of a reference.
1153
Reference code qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code qualifying a reference.
1154
Reference identifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Identifies a reference.
1156
Document line identifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..6
To identify a line of a document.
1056
Version identifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..9
To identify a version.
1060
Revision identifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..6
To identify a revision.

DTM C 1 DATE/TIME/PERIOD

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment specifying the issue date and/or time of the referenced service report.
C507
DATE/TIME/PERIOD
  • Mandatory
Date and/or time, or period relevant to the specified date/time/period type.
2005
Date or time or period function code qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code qualifying the function of a date, time or period.
2380
Date or time or period text
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
The value of a date, a date and time, a time or of a period in a specified representation.
2379
Date or time or period format code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the representation of a date, time or period.

GRP4 C 99 FCA RFF GEI DTM PTY CIN FTX TEM GRP5

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 99
A group of segments specifying a service order related to the actual service report.

FCA M 1 FINANCIAL CHARGES ALLOCATION

  • Mandatory
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment giving information concerning payment category for this order.
4471
SETTLEMENT MEANS CODE
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the means of settlement.
C878
CHARGE/ALLOWANCE ACCOUNT
  • Conditional
Identification of the account for charge or allowance.
3434
Institution branch identifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
To identify a branch of an institution.
1131
Code list identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
3194
Account holder identifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
To identify the holder of an account.
6345
Currency identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying a monetary unit.

RFF M 9 REFERENCE

  • Mandatory
  • Max repeat: 9
A segment for specifying the identification number of the order allocated by various healthcare parties, such as service requester, service provider, etc. The segment is also used for referencing a related healthcare party specified in segment group 1.
C506
REFERENCE
  • Mandatory
Identification of a reference.
1153
Reference code qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code qualifying a reference.
1154
Reference identifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Identifies a reference.
1156
Document line identifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..6
To identify a line of a document.
1056
Version identifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..9
To identify a version.
1060
Revision identifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..6
To identify a revision.

GEI C 1 PROCESSING INFORMATION

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment to provide the service type of the service order, i.e. new order, order modification, etc.
9649
PROCESSING INFORMATION CODE QUALIFIER
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code qualifying the processing information.
C012
PROCESSING INDICATOR
  • Conditional
Identification of the processing indicator.
7365
Processing indicator description code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying a processing indicator.
1131
Code list identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
7364
Processing indicator description
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Free form description of a processing indicator.
7187
PROCESS TYPE DESCRIPTION CODE
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code specifying a type of process.

DTM C 9 DATE/TIME/PERIOD

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 9
A segment specifying the dates and/or times concerning the order such as issue date of order, date of receipt, due date of report, etc.
C507
DATE/TIME/PERIOD
  • Mandatory
Date and/or time, or period relevant to the specified date/time/period type.
2005
Date or time or period function code qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code qualifying the function of a date, time or period.
2380
Date or time or period text
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
The value of a date, a date and time, a time or of a period in a specified representation.
2379
Date or time or period format code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the representation of a date, time or period.

PTY C 1 PRIORITY

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment specifying the requested reporting priority for the whole order.
4035
PRIORITY TYPE CODE QUALIFIER
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code qualifying the type of priority.
C585
PRIORITY DETAILS
  • Conditional
To indicate a priority.
4037
Priority description code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying a priority.
1131
Code list identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
4036
Priority description
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Free form description of a priority.

CIN C 9 CLINICAL INFORMATION

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 9
A segment for specifying the reason for request as well as comments from the requester as a diagnosis concerning this order.
6415
CLINICAL INFORMATION TYPE CODE QUALIFIER
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code qualifying the type of clinical information.
C836
CLINICAL INFORMATION DETAILS
  • Conditional
To specify an item of clinical information.
6413
Clinical information description identifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying an item of clinical information.
1131
Code list identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
6412
Clinical information description
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Free form description of an item of clinical information.
C837
CERTAINTY DETAILS
  • Conditional
To specify the certainty.
4049
Certainty description code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying a certainty.
1131
Code list identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
4048
Certainty description
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Free form description of a certainty.

FTX C 9 FREE TEXT

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 9
A segment with free text information, in coded or clear form, for specifying the reason for request as well as comments from the requester concerning this order.
4451
TEXT SUBJECT CODE QUALIFIER
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code qualifying the subject of the text.
4453
FREE TEXT FUNCTION CODE
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the function of free text.
C107
TEXT REFERENCE
  • Conditional
Coded reference to a standard text and its source.
4441
Free text description code
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code specifying free form text.
1131
Code list identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
C108
TEXT LITERAL
  • Conditional
Free text; one to five lines.
4440
Free text
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..512
Free form text.
4440
Free text
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..512
Free form text.
4440
Free text
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..512
Free form text.
4440
Free text
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..512
Free form text.
4440
Free text
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..512
Free form text.
3453
LANGUAGE NAME CODE
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the language name.
4447
FREE TEXT FORMAT CODE
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the format of free text.

TEM C 9 TEST METHOD

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 9
A segment for specifying the reason for the request.
C244
TEST METHOD
  • Conditional
Specification of the test method employed.
4415
Test method identifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
To identify a method of testing.
1131
Code list identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
4416
Test description
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Free form description of the test.
4419
TEST ADMINISTRATION METHOD CODE
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the method of the administration of a test.
3077
TEST MEDIUM CODE
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the medium on which a test was or is to be applied.
6311
MEASUREMENT PURPOSE CODE QUALIFIER
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code qualifying the purpose of the measurement.
7188
TEST METHOD REVISION IDENTIFIER
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..30
To identify the revision of a test method.
C515
TEST REASON
  • Conditional
To identify the reason for the test as specified.
4425
Test reason name code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code specifying the name of the reason for performing a test.
1131
Code list identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
4424
Test reason name
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Name of the reason for performing a test.

GRP5 C 99 DOC RFF DTM

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 99
A group of segments for specifying a reference to another service order.

DOC M 1 DOCUMENT/MESSAGE DETAILS

  • Mandatory
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment for specifying the document name.
C002
DOCUMENT/MESSAGE NAME
  • Mandatory
Identification of a type of document/message by code or name. Code preferred.
1001
Document name code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the document name.
1131
Code list identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
1000
Document name
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Name of a document.
C503
DOCUMENT/MESSAGE DETAILS
  • Conditional
Identification of document/message by number, status, source and/or language.
1004
Document identifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
To identify a document.
1373
Document status code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the status of a document.
1366
Document source description
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Free form description of the source of a document.
3453
Language name code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the language name.
1056
Version identifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..9
To identify a version.
1060
Revision identifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..6
To identify a revision.
3153
COMMUNICATION MEDIUM TYPE CODE
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the type of communication medium.
1220
DOCUMENT COPIES REQUIRED QUANTITY
  • Conditional
  • Type: n
  • Length: 0..2
Quantity of document copies required.
1218
DOCUMENT ORIGINALS REQUIRED QUANTITY
  • Conditional
  • Type: n
  • Length: 0..2
Quantity of document originals required.

RFF M 9 REFERENCE

  • Mandatory
  • Max repeat: 9
A segment for specifying the identification number of the referenced order.
C506
REFERENCE
  • Mandatory
Identification of a reference.
1153
Reference code qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code qualifying a reference.
1154
Reference identifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Identifies a reference.
1156
Document line identifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..6
To identify a line of a document.
1056
Version identifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..9
To identify a version.
1060
Revision identifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..6
To identify a revision.

DTM C 1 DATE/TIME/PERIOD

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment for specifying the issue date and/or time of the referenced order.
C507
DATE/TIME/PERIOD
  • Mandatory
Date and/or time, or period relevant to the specified date/time/period type.
2005
Date or time or period function code qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code qualifying the function of a date, time or period.
2380
Date or time or period text
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
The value of a date, a date and time, a time or of a period in a specified representation.
2379
Date or time or period format code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the representation of a date, time or period.

GRP6 C 99 ATT RFF ADR COM REL IMD FTX PNA DTM PDI NAT LAN HAN CCI GRP7 GRP8 GRP14 GRP16

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 99
A group of segments specifying the subject of investigation.

ATT M 1 ATTRIBUTE

  • Mandatory
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment for specifying the type of subject of investigation.
9017
ATTRIBUTE FUNCTION CODE QUALIFIER
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code qualifying an attribute function.
C955
ATTRIBUTE TYPE
  • Conditional
Identification of the type of attribute.
9021
Attribute type description code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Coded specifying an attribute type.
1131
Code list identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
9020
Attribute type description
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Free form description of an attribute type.
C956
ATTRIBUTE DETAIL
  • Conditional
Identification of the attribute related to an entity.
9019
Attribute description code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code specifying an attribute.
1131
Code list identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
9018
Attribute description
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..256
Free form description of an attribute.

RFF C 9 REFERENCE

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 9
A segment for specifying the identification numbers of the actual subject of investigation.
C506
REFERENCE
  • Mandatory
Identification of a reference.
1153
Reference code qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code qualifying a reference.
1154
Reference identifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Identifies a reference.
1156
Document line identifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..6
To identify a line of a document.
1056
Version identifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..9
To identify a version.
1060
Revision identifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..6
To identify a revision.

ADR C 9 ADDRESS

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 9
A segment for specifying the address details of the subject of investigation.
C817
ADDRESS USAGE
  • Conditional
To describe the usage of an address.
3299
Address purpose code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the purpose of an address.
3131
Address type code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the type of an address.
3475
Address status code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the status of an address.
C090
ADDRESS DETAILS
  • Conditional
To specify the details of an address.
3477
Address format code
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the format of an address.
3286
Address component description
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Free form description of the component of an address.
3286
Address component description
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Free form description of the component of an address.
3286
Address component description
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Free form description of the component of an address.
3286
Address component description
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Free form description of the component of an address.
3286
Address component description
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Free form description of the component of an address.
3164
CITY NAME
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Name of a city.
3251
POSTAL IDENTIFICATION CODE
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code specifying the postal zone or address.
3207
COUNTRY IDENTIFIER
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of the name of the country or other geographical entity as defined in ISO 3166-1 and UN/ECE Recommendation 3.
C819
COUNTRY SUBDIVISION DETAILS
  • Conditional
To specify a country subdivision, such as state, canton, county, prefecture.
3229
Country subdivision identifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..9
To identify a country subdivision, such as state, canton, county, prefecture.
1131
Code list identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
3228
Country subdivision name
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Name of a country subdivision, such as state, canton, county, prefecture.
C517
LOCATION IDENTIFICATION
  • Conditional
Identification of a location by code or name.
3225
Location identifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
To identify a location.
1131
Code list identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
3224
Location name
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..256
Name of the location.

COM C 9 COMMUNICATION CONTACT

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 9
A segment providing a telecommunication number of the subject or investigation.
C076
COMMUNICATION CONTACT
  • Mandatory
Communication number of a department or employee in a specified channel.
3148
Communication address identifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..512
To identify a communication address.
3155
Communication means type code
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the type of communication address.

REL C 1 RELATIONSHIP

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment for specifying the association between subjects of investigation such as donor, foetus, etc. as well as the relationship of a related person to the patient.
9141
RELATIONSHIP TYPE CODE QUALIFIER
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code qualifying a type of relationship.
C941
RELATIONSHIP
  • Conditional
Identification and/or description of a relationship.
9143
Relationship description code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying a relationship.
1131
Code list identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
9142
Relationship description
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Free form description of a relationship.

IMD C 9 ITEM DESCRIPTION

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 9
A segment for specifying the description of the material being investigated if the subject of investigation is a material.
7077
DESCRIPTION FORMAT CODE
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the format of a description.
C272
ITEM CHARACTERISTIC
  • Conditional
To provide the characteristic of the item being described.
7081
Item characteristic code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the characteristic of an item.
1131
Code list identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
C273
ITEM DESCRIPTION
  • Conditional
Description of an item.
7009
Item description code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code specifying an item.
1131
Code list identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
7008
Item description
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..256
Free form description of an item.
7008
Item description
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..256
Free form description of an item.
3453
Language name code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the language name.
7383
SURFACE OR LAYER CODE
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the surface or layer of an object.

FTX C 9 FREE TEXT

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 9
A segment with free text information, in coded or clear form, for specifying additional information about the material as well as an unstructured telecommunication number of the subject of investigation.
4451
TEXT SUBJECT CODE QUALIFIER
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code qualifying the subject of the text.
4453
FREE TEXT FUNCTION CODE
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the function of free text.
C107
TEXT REFERENCE
  • Conditional
Coded reference to a standard text and its source.
4441
Free text description code
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code specifying free form text.
1131
Code list identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
C108
TEXT LITERAL
  • Conditional
Free text; one to five lines.
4440
Free text
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..512
Free form text.
4440
Free text
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..512
Free form text.
4440
Free text
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..512
Free form text.
4440
Free text
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..512
Free form text.
4440
Free text
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..512
Free form text.
3453
LANGUAGE NAME CODE
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the language name.
4447
FREE TEXT FORMAT CODE
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the format of free text.

PNA C 9 PARTY IDENTIFICATION

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 9
A segment for identifying the patient and related person or name by specifying various patient name details and official patient ID.
3035
PARTY FUNCTION CODE QUALIFIER
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code giving specific meaning to a party.
C206
IDENTIFICATION NUMBER
  • Conditional
The identification of an object.
7402
Object identifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Code specifying the unique identity of an object.
7405
Object identification code qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code qualifying the identification of an object.
4405
Status description code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying a status.
C082
PARTY IDENTIFICATION DETAILS
  • Conditional
Identification of a transaction party by code.
3039
Party identifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Code specifying the identity of a party.
1131
Code list identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
3403
NAME TYPE CODE
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the type of name.
3397
NAME STATUS CODE
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the status of a name.
C816
NAME COMPONENT DETAILS
  • Conditional
To specify a name component.
3405
Name component type code qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code qualifying the type of a name component.
3398
Name component description
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..256
Free form description of a name component.
3401
Name component usage code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the usage of a name component.
3295
Name original alphabet code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the alphabet originally used to represent a name.
C816
NAME COMPONENT DETAILS
  • Conditional
To specify a name component.
3405
Name component type code qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code qualifying the type of a name component.
3398
Name component description
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..256
Free form description of a name component.
3401
Name component usage code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the usage of a name component.
3295
Name original alphabet code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the alphabet originally used to represent a name.
C816
NAME COMPONENT DETAILS
  • Conditional
To specify a name component.
3405
Name component type code qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code qualifying the type of a name component.
3398
Name component description
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..256
Free form description of a name component.
3401
Name component usage code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the usage of a name component.
3295
Name original alphabet code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the alphabet originally used to represent a name.
C816
NAME COMPONENT DETAILS
  • Conditional
To specify a name component.
3405
Name component type code qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code qualifying the type of a name component.
3398
Name component description
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..256
Free form description of a name component.
3401
Name component usage code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the usage of a name component.
3295
Name original alphabet code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the alphabet originally used to represent a name.
C816
NAME COMPONENT DETAILS
  • Conditional
To specify a name component.
3405
Name component type code qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code qualifying the type of a name component.
3398
Name component description
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..256
Free form description of a name component.
3401
Name component usage code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the usage of a name component.
3295
Name original alphabet code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the alphabet originally used to represent a name.
1229
ACTION CODE
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the action to be taken or already taken.

DTM C 9 DATE/TIME/PERIOD

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 9
A segment for specifying relevant date and/or times for the patient such as date of birth, date of death, etc.
C507
DATE/TIME/PERIOD
  • Mandatory
Date and/or time, or period relevant to the specified date/time/period type.
2005
Date or time or period function code qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code qualifying the function of a date, time or period.
2380
Date or time or period text
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
The value of a date, a date and time, a time or of a period in a specified representation.
2379
Date or time or period format code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the representation of a date, time or period.

PDI C 1 PERSON DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment for specifying demographic information such as sex, marital status and religion.
3499
GENDER CODE
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code giving the gender of a person, animal or plant.
C085
MARITAL STATUS DETAILS
  • Conditional
To specify the marital status of a person.
3479
Marital status description code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the marital status of a person.
1131
Code list identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
3478
Marital status description
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Free form description of the marital status of a person.
C101
RELIGION DETAILS
  • Conditional
To specify the religion of a person.
3483
Religion name code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the name of a religion.
1131
Code list identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
3482
Religion name
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Name of a religion.

NAT C 9 NATIONALITY

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 9
A segment for specifying the nationality of a person.
3493
NATIONALITY CODE QUALIFIER
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code qualifying a nationality.
C042
NATIONALITY DETAILS
  • Conditional
To specify a nationality.
3293
Nationality name code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the name of a nationality.
1131
Code list identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
3292
Nationality name
  • Conditional
  • Type: a
  • Length: 0..35
Name of a nationality.

LAN C 9 LANGUAGE

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 9
A segment for specifying the language used by the person.
3455
LANGUAGE CODE QUALIFIER
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code qualifying a language.
C508
LANGUAGE DETAILS
  • Conditional
To identify a language.
3453
Language name code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the language name.
3452
Language name
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Name of language.

HAN C 9 HANDLING INSTRUCTIONS

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 9
A segment for specifying the confidentiality constraints on patient data.
C524
HANDLING INSTRUCTIONS
  • Conditional
Instruction for the handling of goods, products or articles in shipment, storage etc.
4079
Handling instruction description code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying a handling instruction.
1131
Code list identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
4078
Handling instruction description
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..512
Free form description of a handling instruction.
C218
HAZARDOUS MATERIAL
  • Conditional
To specify a hazardous material.
7419
Hazardous material category name code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..7
Code specifying a kind of hazard for a material.
1131
Code list identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
7418
Hazardous material category name
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Name of a kind of hazard for a material.

CCI C 9 CHARACTERISTIC/CLASS ID

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 9
A segment for specifying the species or breed of an animal.
7059
CLASS TYPE CODE
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the type of class.
C502
MEASUREMENT DETAILS
  • Conditional
Identification of measurement type.
6313
Measured attribute code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the attribute measured.
6321
Measurement significance code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the significance of a measurement.
6155
Non-discrete measurement name code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code specifying the name of a non-discrete measurement.
6154
Non-discrete measurement name
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Name of a non-discrete measurement.
C240
CHARACTERISTIC DESCRIPTION
  • Conditional
To provide a description of a characteristic.
7037
Characteristic description code
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
A code specifying a characteristic.
1131
Code list identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
7036
Characteristic description
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Free form description of a characteristic.
7036
Characteristic description
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Free form description of a characteristic.
4051
CHARACTERISTIC RELEVANCE CODE
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the relevance of a characteristic.

GRP7 C 9 PAS LOC DTM RFF

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 9
A group of segments for specifying healthcare administrative information concerning the actual subject of investigation.

PAS M 1 ATTENDANCE

  • Mandatory
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment for specifying patient administrative information such as administrative status concerning actual hospital stay or out-patient visit or ward stay related to the subject of investigation.
9443
ATTENDANCE TYPE CODE QUALIFIER
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code qualifying a type of attendance.
C839
ATTENDEE CATEGORY
  • Conditional
To specify the category of the attendee.
7459
Attendee category description code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying a category of attendee.
1131
Code list identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
7458
Attendee category description
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Free form description of a category attendee.
C840
ATTENDANCE ADMISSION DETAILS
  • Conditional
To specify type of admission.
9445
Admission type description code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the type of admission.
1131
Code list identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
9444
Admission type description
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Free form of the type of admission.
C841
ATTENDANCE DISCHARGE DETAILS
  • Conditional
To specify type of discharge.
9447
Discharge type description code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the type of discharge.
1131
Code list identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
9446
Discharge type description
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Free form description of the type of discharge.

LOC C 9 PLACE/LOCATION IDENTIFICATION

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 9
A segment for specifying the physical patient care location in terms of ward, room, bed, etc.
3227
LOCATION FUNCTION CODE QUALIFIER
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying the function of a location.
C517
LOCATION IDENTIFICATION
  • Conditional
Identification of a location by code or name.
3225
Location identifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
To identify a location.
1131
Code list identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
3224
Location name
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..256
Name of the location.
C519
RELATED LOCATION ONE IDENTIFICATION
  • Conditional
Identification the first related location by code or name.
3223
First related location identifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
To identify a first related location.
1131
Code list identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
3222
First related location name
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Name of first related location.
C553
RELATED LOCATION TWO IDENTIFICATION
  • Conditional
Identification of second related location by code or name.
3233
Second related location identifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
To identify a second related location.
1131
Code list identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
3232
Second related location name
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Name of the second related location.
5479
RELATION CODE
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying a relation.

DTM C 9 DATE/TIME/PERIOD

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 9
A segment for specifying admission and/or discharge date and time or start and/or end date and time of a ward stay.
C507
DATE/TIME/PERIOD
  • Mandatory
Date and/or time, or period relevant to the specified date/time/period type.
2005
Date or time or period function code qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code qualifying the function of a date, time or period.
2380
Date or time or period text
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
The value of a date, a date and time, a time or of a period in a specified representation.
2379
Date or time or period format code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the representation of a date, time or period.

RFF C 1 REFERENCE

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 1
This segment keeps a reference to a healthcare party for specifying healthcare administrative information such as hospital, department, etc. where patient is admitted, located, etc.
C506
REFERENCE
  • Mandatory
Identification of a reference.
1153
Reference code qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code qualifying a reference.
1154
Reference identifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Identifies a reference.
1156
Document line identifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..6
To identify a line of a document.
1056
Version identifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..9
To identify a version.
1060
Revision identifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..6
To identify a revision.

GRP8 C 999 CAV CIN LAN DTM FTX RFF GRP9 GRP12

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 999
A group of segments giving information about a clinical observation including the origin of the clinical information. The clinical information may be a symptom, physical sign, anamnesis (medical history), clinical observation, diagnosis, etc.

CAV M 1 CHARACTERISTIC VALUE

  • Mandatory
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment for specifying the type of clinical information.
C889
CHARACTERISTIC VALUE
  • Mandatory
To provide the value of a characteristic.
7111
Characteristic value description code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the value of a characteristic.
1131
Code list identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
7110
Characteristic value description
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Free form description of the value of a characteristic.
7110
Characteristic value description
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Free form description of the value of a characteristic.

CIN C 9 CLINICAL INFORMATION

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 9
A segment for specifying the type of clinical observation, description of the clinical observation itself as well as the degree of certainty concerning the clinical observation.
6415
CLINICAL INFORMATION TYPE CODE QUALIFIER
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code qualifying the type of clinical information.
C836
CLINICAL INFORMATION DETAILS
  • Conditional
To specify an item of clinical information.
6413
Clinical information description identifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying an item of clinical information.
1131
Code list identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
6412
Clinical information description
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Free form description of an item of clinical information.
C837
CERTAINTY DETAILS
  • Conditional
To specify the certainty.
4049
Certainty description code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying a certainty.
1131
Code list identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
4048
Certainty description
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Free form description of a certainty.

LAN C 9 LANGUAGE

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 9
A segment for specifying the language related to the clinical observation.
3455
LANGUAGE CODE QUALIFIER
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code qualifying a language.
C508
LANGUAGE DETAILS
  • Conditional
To identify a language.
3453
Language name code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the language name.
3452
Language name
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Name of language.

DTM C 9 DATE/TIME/PERIOD

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 9
A segment for specifying date and times related to the clinical information, the clinical observation itself and the origin of clinical information.
C507
DATE/TIME/PERIOD
  • Mandatory
Date and/or time, or period relevant to the specified date/time/period type.
2005
Date or time or period function code qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code qualifying the function of a date, time or period.
2380
Date or time or period text
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
The value of a date, a date and time, a time or of a period in a specified representation.
2379
Date or time or period format code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the representation of a date, time or period.

FTX C 99 FREE TEXT

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 99
A segment with free text information, in coded or clear form, for description of the clinical information.
4451
TEXT SUBJECT CODE QUALIFIER
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code qualifying the subject of the text.
4453
FREE TEXT FUNCTION CODE
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the function of free text.
C107
TEXT REFERENCE
  • Conditional
Coded reference to a standard text and its source.
4441
Free text description code
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code specifying free form text.
1131
Code list identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
C108
TEXT LITERAL
  • Conditional
Free text; one to five lines.
4440
Free text
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..512
Free form text.
4440
Free text
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..512
Free form text.
4440
Free text
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..512
Free form text.
4440
Free text
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..512
Free form text.
4440
Free text
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..512
Free form text.
3453
LANGUAGE NAME CODE
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the language name.
4447
FREE TEXT FORMAT CODE
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the format of free text.

RFF C 9 REFERENCE

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 9
This segment keeps a reference to a healthcare party for specifying origin of clinical information.
C506
REFERENCE
  • Mandatory
Identification of a reference.
1153
Reference code qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code qualifying a reference.
1154
Reference identifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Identifies a reference.
1156
Document line identifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..6
To identify a line of a document.
1056
Version identifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..9
To identify a version.
1060
Revision identifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..6
To identify a revision.

GRP9 C 99 STS SEQ GEI RSL CCI CIN DTM FTX RFF GRP10 GRP11

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 99
A group of segments for specifying a clinical investigation result item and the clinical investigation itself.

STS M 1 STATUS

  • Mandatory
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment for specifying the status of the clinical investigation, e.g. preliminary results, final results, etc.
C601
STATUS CATEGORY
  • Conditional
To specify the category of the status.
9015
Status category code
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the category of a status.
1131
Code list identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
C555
STATUS
  • Conditional
To specify a status.
4405
Status description code
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying a status.
1131
Code list identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
4404
Status description
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Free form description of a status.
C556
STATUS REASON
  • Conditional
To specify the reason for a status.
9013
Status reason description code
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the reason for a status.
1131
Code list identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
9012
Status reason description
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..256
Free form description of the status reason.
C556
STATUS REASON
  • Conditional
To specify the reason for a status.
9013
Status reason description code
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the reason for a status.
1131
Code list identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
9012
Status reason description
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..256
Free form description of the status reason.
C556
STATUS REASON
  • Conditional
To specify the reason for a status.
9013
Status reason description code
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the reason for a status.
1131
Code list identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
9012
Status reason description
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..256
Free form description of the status reason.
C556
STATUS REASON
  • Conditional
To specify the reason for a status.
9013
Status reason description code
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the reason for a status.
1131
Code list identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
9012
Status reason description
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..256
Free form description of the status reason.
C556
STATUS REASON
  • Conditional
To specify the reason for a status.
9013
Status reason description code
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the reason for a status.
1131
Code list identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
9012
Status reason description
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..256
Free form description of the status reason.

SEQ C 1 SEQUENCE DETAILS

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment for allocating a sequence number to a clinical investigation result item to allow referencing from within this message to a specific clinical investigation result item.
1229
ACTION CODE
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the action to be taken or already taken.
C286
SEQUENCE INFORMATION
  • Conditional
Identification of a sequence and source for sequencing.
1050
Sequence position identifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..10
To identify a position in a sequence.
1159
Sequence identifier source code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the source of a sequence identifier.
1131
Code list identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.

GEI C 1 PROCESSING INFORMATION

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment for specifying the service type of the clinical investigation result item, e.g. new result item.
9649
PROCESSING INFORMATION CODE QUALIFIER
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code qualifying the processing information.
C012
PROCESSING INDICATOR
  • Conditional
Identification of the processing indicator.
7365
Processing indicator description code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying a processing indicator.
1131
Code list identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
7364
Processing indicator description
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Free form description of a processing indicator.
7187
PROCESS TYPE DESCRIPTION CODE
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code specifying a type of process.

RSL C 1 RESULT

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment for specifying the numerical value or a coded text value of a clinical investigation result item including unit of measurement, arithmetic comparator and the deviating result indicator.
6087
RESULT VALUE TYPE CODE QUALIFIER
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code qualifying the type of a result value.
6077
RESULT REPRESENTATION CODE
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the representation of a result.
C831
RESULT DETAILS
  • Conditional
To specify a value.
6314
Measure
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..18
To specify the value of a measurement.
6321
Measurement significance code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the significance of a measurement.
6155
Non-discrete measurement name code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code specifying the name of a non-discrete measurement.
1131
Code list identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
6154
Non-discrete measurement name
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Name of a non-discrete measurement.
C831
RESULT DETAILS
  • Conditional
To specify a value.
6314
Measure
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..18
To specify the value of a measurement.
6321
Measurement significance code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the significance of a measurement.
6155
Non-discrete measurement name code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code specifying the name of a non-discrete measurement.
1131
Code list identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
6154
Non-discrete measurement name
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Name of a non-discrete measurement.
C848
MEASUREMENT UNIT DETAILS
  • Conditional
To specify a measurement unit.
6411
Measurement unit code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..8
Code specifying the unit of measurement.
1131
Code list identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
6410
Measurement unit name
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Name of a measurement unit.
6079
RESULT NORMALCY CODE
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the degree of conformance to a standard.

CCI M 9 CHARACTERISTIC/CLASS ID

  • Mandatory
  • Max repeat: 9
A segment for identifying the clinical investigation and to describe specifications to the clinical investigation.
7059
CLASS TYPE CODE
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the type of class.
C502
MEASUREMENT DETAILS
  • Conditional
Identification of measurement type.
6313
Measured attribute code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the attribute measured.
6321
Measurement significance code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the significance of a measurement.
6155
Non-discrete measurement name code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code specifying the name of a non-discrete measurement.
6154
Non-discrete measurement name
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Name of a non-discrete measurement.
C240
CHARACTERISTIC DESCRIPTION
  • Conditional
To provide a description of a characteristic.
7037
Characteristic description code
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
A code specifying a characteristic.
1131
Code list identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
7036
Characteristic description
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Free form description of a characteristic.
7036
Characteristic description
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Free form description of a characteristic.
4051
CHARACTERISTIC RELEVANCE CODE
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the relevance of a characteristic.

CIN C 9 CLINICAL INFORMATION

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 9
A segment giving a text value of a clinical investigation result item as well as a comment to the clinical investigation result item as a diagnosis.
6415
CLINICAL INFORMATION TYPE CODE QUALIFIER
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code qualifying the type of clinical information.
C836
CLINICAL INFORMATION DETAILS
  • Conditional
To specify an item of clinical information.
6413
Clinical information description identifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying an item of clinical information.
1131
Code list identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
6412
Clinical information description
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Free form description of an item of clinical information.
C837
CERTAINTY DETAILS
  • Conditional
To specify the certainty.
4049
Certainty description code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying a certainty.
1131
Code list identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
4048
Certainty description
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Free form description of a certainty.

DTM C 99 DATE/TIME/PERIOD

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 99
A segment for specifying relevant date and times concerning the investigation such as date and time for investigation performed, last status change and a date value of a clinical observation.
C507
DATE/TIME/PERIOD
  • Mandatory
Date and/or time, or period relevant to the specified date/time/period type.
2005
Date or time or period function code qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code qualifying the function of a date, time or period.
2380
Date or time or period text
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
The value of a date, a date and time, a time or of a period in a specified representation.
2379
Date or time or period format code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the representation of a date, time or period.

FTX C 99 FREE TEXT

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 99
A segment with free text information, in coded or clear form, for specifying the text value of a clinical investigation as well as comments to the clinical investigation and the investigation result item.
4451
TEXT SUBJECT CODE QUALIFIER
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code qualifying the subject of the text.
4453
FREE TEXT FUNCTION CODE
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the function of free text.
C107
TEXT REFERENCE
  • Conditional
Coded reference to a standard text and its source.
4441
Free text description code
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code specifying free form text.
1131
Code list identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
C108
TEXT LITERAL
  • Conditional
Free text; one to five lines.
4440
Free text
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..512
Free form text.
4440
Free text
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..512
Free form text.
4440
Free text
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..512
Free form text.
4440
Free text
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..512
Free form text.
4440
Free text
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..512
Free form text.
3453
LANGUAGE NAME CODE
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the language name.
4447
FREE TEXT FORMAT CODE
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the format of free text.

RFF C 99 REFERENCE

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 99
This segment keeps a reference to the 'parent' clinical investigation result item if needed.
C506
REFERENCE
  • Mandatory
Identification of a reference.
1153
Reference code qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code qualifying a reference.
1154
Reference identifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Identifies a reference.
1156
Document line identifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..6
To identify a line of a document.
1056
Version identifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..9
To identify a version.
1060
Revision identifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..6
To identify a revision.

GRP10 C 99 RSL FTX CCI

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 99
A group of segments giving the reference limits of a clinical investigation result item.

RSL M 1 RESULT

  • Mandatory
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment for specifying the numerical reference interval of an investigation result item and the type of reference interval.
6087
RESULT VALUE TYPE CODE QUALIFIER
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code qualifying the type of a result value.
6077
RESULT REPRESENTATION CODE
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the representation of a result.
C831
RESULT DETAILS
  • Conditional
To specify a value.
6314
Measure
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..18
To specify the value of a measurement.
6321
Measurement significance code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the significance of a measurement.
6155
Non-discrete measurement name code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code specifying the name of a non-discrete measurement.
1131
Code list identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
6154
Non-discrete measurement name
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Name of a non-discrete measurement.
C831
RESULT DETAILS
  • Conditional
To specify a value.
6314
Measure
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..18
To specify the value of a measurement.
6321
Measurement significance code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the significance of a measurement.
6155
Non-discrete measurement name code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code specifying the name of a non-discrete measurement.
1131
Code list identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
6154
Non-discrete measurement name
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Name of a non-discrete measurement.
C848
MEASUREMENT UNIT DETAILS
  • Conditional
To specify a measurement unit.
6411
Measurement unit code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..8
Code specifying the unit of measurement.
1131
Code list identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
6410
Measurement unit name
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Name of a measurement unit.
6079
RESULT NORMALCY CODE
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the degree of conformance to a standard.

FTX C 9 FREE TEXT

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 9
A segment with free text information, in coded or clear form, for specifying the textual reference limits of an investigation result item.
4451
TEXT SUBJECT CODE QUALIFIER
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code qualifying the subject of the text.
4453
FREE TEXT FUNCTION CODE
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the function of free text.
C107
TEXT REFERENCE
  • Conditional
Coded reference to a standard text and its source.
4441
Free text description code
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code specifying free form text.
1131
Code list identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
C108
TEXT LITERAL
  • Conditional
Free text; one to five lines.
4440
Free text
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..512
Free form text.
4440
Free text
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..512
Free form text.
4440
Free text
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..512
Free form text.
4440
Free text
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..512
Free form text.
4440
Free text
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..512
Free form text.
3453
LANGUAGE NAME CODE
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the language name.
4447
FREE TEXT FORMAT CODE
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the format of free text.

CCI C 9 CHARACTERISTIC/CLASS ID

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 9
A segment for specifying a reference population, e.g. age, sex, smokers, etc.
7059
CLASS TYPE CODE
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the type of class.
C502
MEASUREMENT DETAILS
  • Conditional
Identification of measurement type.
6313
Measured attribute code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the attribute measured.
6321
Measurement significance code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the significance of a measurement.
6155
Non-discrete measurement name code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code specifying the name of a non-discrete measurement.
6154
Non-discrete measurement name
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Name of a non-discrete measurement.
C240
CHARACTERISTIC DESCRIPTION
  • Conditional
To provide a description of a characteristic.
7037
Characteristic description code
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
A code specifying a characteristic.
1131
Code list identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
7036
Characteristic description
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Free form description of a characteristic.
7036
Characteristic description
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Free form description of a characteristic.
4051
CHARACTERISTIC RELEVANCE CODE
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the relevance of a characteristic.

GRP11 C 99 REL RFF

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 99
A group of segments for identifying the persons and/or organisations involved in producing an investigation result.

REL M 1 RELATIONSHIP

  • Mandatory
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment for specifying the type of relationship of a related healthcare service provider to the clinical investigation result item.
9141
RELATIONSHIP TYPE CODE QUALIFIER
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code qualifying a type of relationship.
C941
RELATIONSHIP
  • Conditional
Identification and/or description of a relationship.
9143
Relationship description code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying a relationship.
1131
Code list identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
9142
Relationship description
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Free form description of a relationship.

RFF C 99 REFERENCE

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 99
A segment for specifying a reference to healthcare parties in segment group 1 where the related healthcare professional or organisation is identified.
C506
REFERENCE
  • Mandatory
Identification of a reference.
1153
Reference code qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code qualifying a reference.
1154
Reference identifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Identifies a reference.
1156
Document line identifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..6
To identify a line of a document.
1056
Version identifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..9
To identify a version.
1060
Revision identifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..6
To identify a revision.

GRP12 C 99 CLI GRP13

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 99
A group of segments for specifying a clinical intervention.

CLI M 1 CLINICAL INTERVENTION

  • Mandatory
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment for specifying the type of intervention and the intervention itself.
9441
CLINICAL INTERVENTION TYPE CODE QUALIFIER
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code qualifying a type of clinical intervention.
C828
CLINICAL INTERVENTION DETAILS
  • Conditional
To specify a clinical intervention.
9437
Clinical intervention description code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code specifying a clinical intervention.
1131
Code list identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
9436
Clinical intervention description
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Free form description of a clinical intervention.

GRP13 C 99 IMD DSG FTX INP

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 99
A group of segments to describe interventions involving drugs.

IMD M 1 ITEM DESCRIPTION

  • Mandatory
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment for identifying a drug.
7077
DESCRIPTION FORMAT CODE
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the format of a description.
C272
ITEM CHARACTERISTIC
  • Conditional
To provide the characteristic of the item being described.
7081
Item characteristic code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the characteristic of an item.
1131
Code list identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
C273
ITEM DESCRIPTION
  • Conditional
Description of an item.
7009
Item description code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code specifying an item.
1131
Code list identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
7008
Item description
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..256
Free form description of an item.
7008
Item description
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..256
Free form description of an item.
3453
Language name code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the language name.
7383
SURFACE OR LAYER CODE
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the surface or layer of an object.

DSG C 9 DOSAGE ADMINISTRATION

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 9
A segment for specifying the dosage and administration specifications of a drug.
6085
DOSAGE ADMINISTRATION CODE QUALIFIER
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code qualifying the administration of a dosage.
C838
DOSAGE DETAILS
  • Conditional
To specify a dosage.
6083
Dosage description identifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..8
Code identifying a dosage.
1131
Code list identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
6082
Dosage description
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Free form description of a dosage.

FTX C 9 FREE TEXT

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 9
A segment with free text information, in coded or clear form, for specifying dosage and administration specification of a drug.
4451
TEXT SUBJECT CODE QUALIFIER
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code qualifying the subject of the text.
4453
FREE TEXT FUNCTION CODE
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the function of free text.
C107
TEXT REFERENCE
  • Conditional
Coded reference to a standard text and its source.
4441
Free text description code
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code specifying free form text.
1131
Code list identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
C108
TEXT LITERAL
  • Conditional
Free text; one to five lines.
4440
Free text
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..512
Free form text.
4440
Free text
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..512
Free form text.
4440
Free text
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..512
Free form text.
4440
Free text
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..512
Free form text.
4440
Free text
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..512
Free form text.
3453
LANGUAGE NAME CODE
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the language name.
4447
FREE TEXT FORMAT CODE
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the format of free text.

INP C 9 PARTIES AND INSTRUCTION

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 9
A segment for specifying the dosage regime.
C849
PARTIES TO INSTRUCTION
  • Conditional
Identify the sending and receiving parties of the instruction.
3301
Enacting party identifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
To identify the party enacting an instruction.
3285
Instruction receiving party identifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Code specifying the party to receive an instruction.
C522
INSTRUCTION
  • Conditional
To specify an instruction.
4403
Instruction type code qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code qualifying the type of instruction.
4401
Instruction description code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying an instruction.
1131
Code list identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
4400
Instruction description
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Free form description of an instruction.
C850
STATUS OF INSTRUCTION
  • Conditional
Provides information regarding the status of an instruction.
4405
Status description code
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying a status.
3036
Party name
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Name of a party.
1229
ACTION CODE
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the action to be taken or already taken.

GRP14 C 99 SEQ IMD PRC RFF QTY DTM PAC FTX TDT HAN LOC ADR GRP15

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 99
A group of segments containing information about the samples collected or to be collected concerning the requested investigation.

SEQ M 1 SEQUENCE DETAILS

  • Mandatory
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment for allocating a sequence number to the sample to allow referencing from within this message to a specific sample.
1229
ACTION CODE
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the action to be taken or already taken.
C286
SEQUENCE INFORMATION
  • Conditional
Identification of a sequence and source for sequencing.
1050
Sequence position identifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..10
To identify a position in a sequence.
1159
Sequence identifier source code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the source of a sequence identifier.
1131
Code list identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.

IMD M 9 ITEM DESCRIPTION

  • Mandatory
  • Max repeat: 9
A segment for specifying the characteristics of a sample like type of sample, anatomical origin and sample preservation material.
7077
DESCRIPTION FORMAT CODE
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the format of a description.
C272
ITEM CHARACTERISTIC
  • Conditional
To provide the characteristic of the item being described.
7081
Item characteristic code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the characteristic of an item.
1131
Code list identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
C273
ITEM DESCRIPTION
  • Conditional
Description of an item.
7009
Item description code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code specifying an item.
1131
Code list identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
7008
Item description
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..256
Free form description of an item.
7008
Item description
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..256
Free form description of an item.
3453
Language name code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the language name.
7383
SURFACE OR LAYER CODE
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the surface or layer of an object.

PRC C 9 PROCESS IDENTIFICATION

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 9
A segment for specifying information about type of collection procedure and subsequent handling of the sample.
C242
PROCESS TYPE AND DESCRIPTION
  • Conditional
Identification of process type and description.
7187
Process type description code
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code specifying a type of process.
1131
Code list identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
7186
Process type description
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Free form description of a type of process.
7186
Process type description
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Free form description of a type of process.
C830
PROCESS IDENTIFICATION DETAILS
  • Conditional
To identify the details of a specific process.
7191
Process description code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code specifying a process.
1131
Code list identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
7190
Process description
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Free form description of a process.

RFF C 9 REFERENCE

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 9
A segment for specifying the identification numbers of the actual sample allocated by service requester and service provider. This segment also keeps a reference to healthcare parties related to this actual sample such as the sample collector and sample collection location. This segment in addition keeps a reference to the 'parent' sample if this sample is part of or derived from another sample.
C506
REFERENCE
  • Mandatory
Identification of a reference.
1153
Reference code qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code qualifying a reference.
1154
Reference identifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Identifies a reference.
1156
Document line identifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..6
To identify a line of a document.
1056
Version identifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..9
To identify a version.
1060
Revision identifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..6
To identify a revision.

QTY C 1 QUANTITY

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment for specifying information about sample volume or weight.
C186
QUANTITY DETAILS
  • Mandatory
Quantity information in a transaction, qualified when relevant.
6063
Quantity type code qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code qualifying the type of quantity.
6060
Quantity
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Alphanumeric representation of a quantity.
6411
Measurement unit code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..8
Code specifying the unit of measurement.

DTM C 99 DATE/TIME/PERIOD

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 99
A segment for specifying relevant dates and times concerning the sample such as start and/or end date and time or period for sample collection, sample receipt date and time, etc.
C507
DATE/TIME/PERIOD
  • Mandatory
Date and/or time, or period relevant to the specified date/time/period type.
2005
Date or time or period function code qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code qualifying the function of a date, time or period.
2380
Date or time or period text
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
The value of a date, a date and time, a time or of a period in a specified representation.
2379
Date or time or period format code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the representation of a date, time or period.

PAC C 1 PACKAGE

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment specifying the number of sample containers this sample consists of.
7224
PACKAGE QUANTITY
  • Conditional
  • Type: n
  • Length: 0..8
To specify the number of packages.
C531
PACKAGING DETAILS
  • Conditional
Packaging level and details, terms and conditions.
7075
Packaging level code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying a level of packaging.
7233
Packaging related description code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying information related to packaging.
7073
Packaging terms and conditions code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the packaging terms and conditions.
C202
PACKAGE TYPE
  • Conditional
Type of package by name or by code from a specified source.
7065
Package type description code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code specifying the type of package.
1131
Code list identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
7064
Type of packages
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Description of the form in which goods are presented.
C402
PACKAGE TYPE IDENTIFICATION
  • Conditional
Identification of the form in which goods are described.
7077
Description format code
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the format of a description.
7064
Type of packages
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Description of the form in which goods are presented.
7143
Item type identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Coded identification of an item type.
7064
Type of packages
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Description of the form in which goods are presented.
7143
Item type identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Coded identification of an item type.
C532
RETURNABLE PACKAGE DETAILS
  • Conditional
Indication of responsibility for payment and load contents of returnable packages.
8395
Returnable package freight payment responsibility code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the responsibility for the freight payment for a returnable package.
8393
Returnable package load contents code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the load contents for a returnable package.

FTX C 9 FREE TEXT

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 9
A segment with free text information, in coded or clear form, expressing the comments of the sample collector, the comments of the requester or service provider to the sample, anatomical origin of sample, sample location description, etc.
4451
TEXT SUBJECT CODE QUALIFIER
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code qualifying the subject of the text.
4453
FREE TEXT FUNCTION CODE
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the function of free text.
C107
TEXT REFERENCE
  • Conditional
Coded reference to a standard text and its source.
4441
Free text description code
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code specifying free form text.
1131
Code list identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
C108
TEXT LITERAL
  • Conditional
Free text; one to five lines.
4440
Free text
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..512
Free form text.
4440
Free text
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..512
Free form text.
4440
Free text
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..512
Free form text.
4440
Free text
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..512
Free form text.
4440
Free text
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..512
Free form text.
3453
LANGUAGE NAME CODE
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the language name.
4447
FREE TEXT FORMAT CODE
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the format of free text.

TDT C 9 TRANSPORT INFORMATION

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 9
A segment for specifying the transport logistics of the collected sample.
8051
TRANSPORT STAGE CODE QUALIFIER
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code qualifying a specific stage of transport.
8028
MEANS OF TRANSPORT JOURNEY IDENTIFIER
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
To identify a journey of a means of transport.
C220
MODE OF TRANSPORT
  • Conditional
Method of transport code or name. Code preferred.
8067
Transport mode name code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the name of a mode of transport.
8066
Transport mode name
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Name of a mode of transport.
C001
TRANSPORT MEANS
  • Conditional
Code and/or name identifying the type of means of transport.
8179
Transport means description code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..8
Code specifying the means of transport.
1131
Code list identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
8178
Transport means description
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Free form description of the means of transport.
C040
CARRIER
  • Conditional
Identification of a carrier by code and/or by name. Code preferred.
3127
Carrier identifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
To identify a carrier.
1131
Code list identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
3126
Carrier name
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Name of a carrier.
8101
TRANSIT DIRECTION INDICATOR CODE
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the direction of transport.
C401
EXCESS TRANSPORTATION INFORMATION
  • Conditional
To provide details of reason for, and responsibility for, use of transportation other than normally utilized.
8457
Excess transportation reason code
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the reason for excess transportation.
8459
Excess transportation responsibility code
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the responsibility for excess transportation.
7130
Customer shipment authorisation identifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
To identify the authorisation to ship issued by the customer.
C222
TRANSPORT IDENTIFICATION
  • Conditional
Code and/or name identifying the means of transport.
8213
Transport means identification name identifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Identifies the name of the transport means.
1131
Code list identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
8212
Transport means identification name
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Name identifying a means of transport.
8453
Transport means nationality code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the nationality of a means of transport.
8281
TRANSPORT MEANS OWNERSHIP INDICATOR CODE
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code indicating the ownership of a means of transport.
C003
POWER TYPE
  • Conditional
To specify the type of power.
7041
Power type code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code indicating the type of power.
1131
Code list identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
7040
Power type description
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Description of the type of power.

HAN C 9 HANDLING INSTRUCTIONS

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 9
A segment for specifying sample handling warning.
C524
HANDLING INSTRUCTIONS
  • Conditional
Instruction for the handling of goods, products or articles in shipment, storage etc.
4079
Handling instruction description code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying a handling instruction.
1131
Code list identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
4078
Handling instruction description
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..512
Free form description of a handling instruction.
C218
HAZARDOUS MATERIAL
  • Conditional
To specify a hazardous material.
7419
Hazardous material category name code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..7
Code specifying a kind of hazard for a material.
1131
Code list identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
7418
Hazardous material category name
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Name of a kind of hazard for a material.

LOC C 9 PLACE/LOCATION IDENTIFICATION

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 9
A segment for specifying the location for sample collection in terms of hospital ward, room and bed number.
3227
LOCATION FUNCTION CODE QUALIFIER
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying the function of a location.
C517
LOCATION IDENTIFICATION
  • Conditional
Identification of a location by code or name.
3225
Location identifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
To identify a location.
1131
Code list identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
3224
Location name
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..256
Name of the location.
C519
RELATED LOCATION ONE IDENTIFICATION
  • Conditional
Identification the first related location by code or name.
3223
First related location identifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
To identify a first related location.
1131
Code list identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
3222
First related location name
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Name of first related location.
C553
RELATED LOCATION TWO IDENTIFICATION
  • Conditional
Identification of second related location by code or name.
3233
Second related location identifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
To identify a second related location.
1131
Code list identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
3232
Second related location name
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Name of the second related location.
5479
RELATION CODE
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying a relation.

ADR C 9 ADDRESS

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 9
A segment for specifying the address for the sample collection.
C817
ADDRESS USAGE
  • Conditional
To describe the usage of an address.
3299
Address purpose code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the purpose of an address.
3131
Address type code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the type of an address.
3475
Address status code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the status of an address.
C090
ADDRESS DETAILS
  • Conditional
To specify the details of an address.
3477
Address format code
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the format of an address.
3286
Address component description
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Free form description of the component of an address.
3286
Address component description
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Free form description of the component of an address.
3286
Address component description
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Free form description of the component of an address.
3286
Address component description
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Free form description of the component of an address.
3286
Address component description
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Free form description of the component of an address.
3164
CITY NAME
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Name of a city.
3251
POSTAL IDENTIFICATION CODE
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code specifying the postal zone or address.
3207
COUNTRY IDENTIFIER
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of the name of the country or other geographical entity as defined in ISO 3166-1 and UN/ECE Recommendation 3.
C819
COUNTRY SUBDIVISION DETAILS
  • Conditional
To specify a country subdivision, such as state, canton, county, prefecture.
3229
Country subdivision identifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..9
To identify a country subdivision, such as state, canton, county, prefecture.
1131
Code list identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
3228
Country subdivision name
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Name of a country subdivision, such as state, canton, county, prefecture.
C517
LOCATION IDENTIFICATION
  • Conditional
Identification of a location by code or name.
3225
Location identifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
To identify a location.
1131
Code list identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
3224
Location name
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..256
Name of the location.

GRP15 C 99 CLI IMD DSG DTM FTX QTY INP

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 99
A group of segments for specifying the pre-treatment performed relating to a sample.

CLI M 1 CLINICAL INTERVENTION

  • Mandatory
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment for describing the pre-treatment administered.
9441
CLINICAL INTERVENTION TYPE CODE QUALIFIER
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code qualifying a type of clinical intervention.
C828
CLINICAL INTERVENTION DETAILS
  • Conditional
To specify a clinical intervention.
9437
Clinical intervention description code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code specifying a clinical intervention.
1131
Code list identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
9436
Clinical intervention description
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Free form description of a clinical intervention.

IMD C 1 ITEM DESCRIPTION

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment for specifying the substance administered for pre-treatment.
7077
DESCRIPTION FORMAT CODE
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the format of a description.
C272
ITEM CHARACTERISTIC
  • Conditional
To provide the characteristic of the item being described.
7081
Item characteristic code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the characteristic of an item.
1131
Code list identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
C273
ITEM DESCRIPTION
  • Conditional
Description of an item.
7009
Item description code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code specifying an item.
1131
Code list identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
7008
Item description
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..256
Free form description of an item.
7008
Item description
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..256
Free form description of an item.
3453
Language name code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the language name.
7383
SURFACE OR LAYER CODE
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the surface or layer of an object.

DSG C 1 DOSAGE ADMINISTRATION

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment for specifying the route of administration of the pre-treatment.
6085
DOSAGE ADMINISTRATION CODE QUALIFIER
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code qualifying the administration of a dosage.
C838
DOSAGE DETAILS
  • Conditional
To specify a dosage.
6083
Dosage description identifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..8
Code identifying a dosage.
1131
Code list identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
6082
Dosage description
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Free form description of a dosage.

DTM C 9 DATE/TIME/PERIOD

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 9
A segment for specifying relevant date and times for the pre-treatment like start, end or duration of administration.
C507
DATE/TIME/PERIOD
  • Mandatory
Date and/or time, or period relevant to the specified date/time/period type.
2005
Date or time or period function code qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code qualifying the function of a date, time or period.
2380
Date or time or period text
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
The value of a date, a date and time, a time or of a period in a specified representation.
2379
Date or time or period format code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the representation of a date, time or period.

FTX C 9 FREE TEXT

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 9
A segment with free text information, in coded or clear form, for describing the pre-treatment.
4451
TEXT SUBJECT CODE QUALIFIER
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code qualifying the subject of the text.
4453
FREE TEXT FUNCTION CODE
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the function of free text.
C107
TEXT REFERENCE
  • Conditional
Coded reference to a standard text and its source.
4441
Free text description code
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code specifying free form text.
1131
Code list identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
C108
TEXT LITERAL
  • Conditional
Free text; one to five lines.
4440
Free text
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..512
Free form text.
4440
Free text
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..512
Free form text.
4440
Free text
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..512
Free form text.
4440
Free text
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..512
Free form text.
4440
Free text
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..512
Free form text.
3453
LANGUAGE NAME CODE
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the language name.
4447
FREE TEXT FORMAT CODE
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the format of free text.

QTY C 1 QUANTITY

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment for specifying amount of substance administered.
C186
QUANTITY DETAILS
  • Mandatory
Quantity information in a transaction, qualified when relevant.
6063
Quantity type code qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code qualifying the type of quantity.
6060
Quantity
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Alphanumeric representation of a quantity.
6411
Measurement unit code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..8
Code specifying the unit of measurement.

INP C 9 PARTIES AND INSTRUCTION

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 9
A segment for specifying the dosage regime.
C849
PARTIES TO INSTRUCTION
  • Conditional
Identify the sending and receiving parties of the instruction.
3301
Enacting party identifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
To identify the party enacting an instruction.
3285
Instruction receiving party identifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Code specifying the party to receive an instruction.
C522
INSTRUCTION
  • Conditional
To specify an instruction.
4403
Instruction type code qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code qualifying the type of instruction.
4401
Instruction description code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying an instruction.
1131
Code list identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
4400
Instruction description
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Free form description of an instruction.
C850
STATUS OF INSTRUCTION
  • Conditional
Provides information regarding the status of an instruction.
4405
Status description code
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying a status.
3036
Party name
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Name of a party.
1229
ACTION CODE
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the action to be taken or already taken.

GRP16 M 99 LIN GEI RSL CCI CIN SEQ STS DTM FTX MOA RFF EQD GRP17 GRP18

  • Mandatory
  • Max repeat: 99
A group of segments for specifying a requested investigation and the result of this investigation.

LIN M 1 LINE ITEM

  • Mandatory
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment for specifying the line number of the laboratory investigation result item.
1082
LINE ITEM IDENTIFIER
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..6
To identify a line item.
1229
ACTION CODE
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the action to be taken or already taken.
C212
ITEM NUMBER IDENTIFICATION
  • Conditional
Goods identification for a specified source.
7140
Item identifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
To identify an item.
7143
Item type identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Coded identification of an item type.
1131
Code list identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
C829
SUB-LINE INFORMATION
  • Conditional
To provide an indication that a segment or segment group is used to contain sub-line or sub-line item information and to optionally enable the sub-line to be identified.
5495
Sub-line indicator code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code indicating a sub-line item.
1082
Line item identifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..6
To identify a line item.
1222
CONFIGURATION LEVEL NUMBER
  • Conditional
  • Type: n
  • Length: 0..2
To specify a level within a configuration.
7083
CONFIGURATION OPERATION CODE
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the configuration operation.

GEI M 1 PROCESSING INFORMATION

  • Mandatory
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment for specifying the service type of the result of this investigation, e.g. new result, corrected result, etc.
9649
PROCESSING INFORMATION CODE QUALIFIER
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code qualifying the processing information.
C012
PROCESSING INDICATOR
  • Conditional
Identification of the processing indicator.
7365
Processing indicator description code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying a processing indicator.
1131
Code list identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
7364
Processing indicator description
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Free form description of a processing indicator.
7187
PROCESS TYPE DESCRIPTION CODE
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code specifying a type of process.

RSL C 1 RESULT

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment for specifying the numerical value or a coded text value of an investigation result item including unit of measurement, arithmetic comparator and the deviating result indicator.
6087
RESULT VALUE TYPE CODE QUALIFIER
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code qualifying the type of a result value.
6077
RESULT REPRESENTATION CODE
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the representation of a result.
C831
RESULT DETAILS
  • Conditional
To specify a value.
6314
Measure
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..18
To specify the value of a measurement.
6321
Measurement significance code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the significance of a measurement.
6155
Non-discrete measurement name code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code specifying the name of a non-discrete measurement.
1131
Code list identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
6154
Non-discrete measurement name
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Name of a non-discrete measurement.
C831
RESULT DETAILS
  • Conditional
To specify a value.
6314
Measure
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..18
To specify the value of a measurement.
6321
Measurement significance code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the significance of a measurement.
6155
Non-discrete measurement name code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code specifying the name of a non-discrete measurement.
1131
Code list identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
6154
Non-discrete measurement name
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Name of a non-discrete measurement.
C848
MEASUREMENT UNIT DETAILS
  • Conditional
To specify a measurement unit.
6411
Measurement unit code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..8
Code specifying the unit of measurement.
1131
Code list identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
6410
Measurement unit name
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Name of a measurement unit.
6079
RESULT NORMALCY CODE
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the degree of conformance to a standard.

CCI M 99 CHARACTERISTIC/CLASS ID

  • Mandatory
  • Max repeat: 99
A segment for specifying the characteristics of the investigation. The characteristics may concern system, component or property examined as well as method of measurement, etc.
7059
CLASS TYPE CODE
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the type of class.
C502
MEASUREMENT DETAILS
  • Conditional
Identification of measurement type.
6313
Measured attribute code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the attribute measured.
6321
Measurement significance code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the significance of a measurement.
6155
Non-discrete measurement name code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code specifying the name of a non-discrete measurement.
6154
Non-discrete measurement name
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Name of a non-discrete measurement.
C240
CHARACTERISTIC DESCRIPTION
  • Conditional
To provide a description of a characteristic.
7037
Characteristic description code
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
A code specifying a characteristic.
1131
Code list identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
7036
Characteristic description
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Free form description of a characteristic.
7036
Characteristic description
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Free form description of a characteristic.
4051
CHARACTERISTIC RELEVANCE CODE
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the relevance of a characteristic.

CIN C 9 CLINICAL INFORMATION

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 9
A segment for specifying the result of an investigation or comments to a result item as a diagnosis.
6415
CLINICAL INFORMATION TYPE CODE QUALIFIER
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code qualifying the type of clinical information.
C836
CLINICAL INFORMATION DETAILS
  • Conditional
To specify an item of clinical information.
6413
Clinical information description identifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying an item of clinical information.
1131
Code list identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
6412
Clinical information description
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Free form description of an item of clinical information.
C837
CERTAINTY DETAILS
  • Conditional
To specify the certainty.
4049
Certainty description code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying a certainty.
1131
Code list identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
4048
Certainty description
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Free form description of a certainty.

SEQ C 1 SEQUENCE DETAILS

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment for allocating a sequence number to this result item to allow for referencing from within this message to a specific result item.
1229
ACTION CODE
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the action to be taken or already taken.
C286
SEQUENCE INFORMATION
  • Conditional
Identification of a sequence and source for sequencing.
1050
Sequence position identifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..10
To identify a position in a sequence.
1159
Sequence identifier source code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the source of a sequence identifier.
1131
Code list identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.

STS C 1 STATUS

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment for specifying the status of an investigation or investigation result item, e.g. unverified result, preliminary result, etc.
C601
STATUS CATEGORY
  • Conditional
To specify the category of the status.
9015
Status category code
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the category of a status.
1131
Code list identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
C555
STATUS
  • Conditional
To specify a status.
4405
Status description code
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying a status.
1131
Code list identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
4404
Status description
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Free form description of a status.
C556
STATUS REASON
  • Conditional
To specify the reason for a status.
9013
Status reason description code
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the reason for a status.
1131
Code list identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
9012
Status reason description
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..256
Free form description of the status reason.
C556
STATUS REASON
  • Conditional
To specify the reason for a status.
9013
Status reason description code
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the reason for a status.
1131
Code list identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
9012
Status reason description
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..256
Free form description of the status reason.
C556
STATUS REASON
  • Conditional
To specify the reason for a status.
9013
Status reason description code
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the reason for a status.
1131
Code list identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
9012
Status reason description
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..256
Free form description of the status reason.
C556
STATUS REASON
  • Conditional
To specify the reason for a status.
9013
Status reason description code
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the reason for a status.
1131
Code list identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
9012
Status reason description
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..256
Free form description of the status reason.
C556
STATUS REASON
  • Conditional
To specify the reason for a status.
9013
Status reason description code
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the reason for a status.
1131
Code list identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
9012
Status reason description
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..256
Free form description of the status reason.

DTM C 9 DATE/TIME/PERIOD

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 9
A segment for specifying date and times relevant for this investigation result item such as date and time of investigation performed, status change, etc. The segment may also carry the result of an investigation if this is expressed as a date or period such as clinical dates.
C507
DATE/TIME/PERIOD
  • Mandatory
Date and/or time, or period relevant to the specified date/time/period type.
2005
Date or time or period function code qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code qualifying the function of a date, time or period.
2380
Date or time or period text
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
The value of a date, a date and time, a time or of a period in a specified representation.
2379
Date or time or period format code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the representation of a date, time or period.

FTX C 99 FREE TEXT

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 99
A segment with free text information, in coded or clear form, for specifying a result item as a text value as well as comments to the result item or the investigation itself.
4451
TEXT SUBJECT CODE QUALIFIER
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code qualifying the subject of the text.
4453
FREE TEXT FUNCTION CODE
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the function of free text.
C107
TEXT REFERENCE
  • Conditional
Coded reference to a standard text and its source.
4441
Free text description code
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code specifying free form text.
1131
Code list identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
C108
TEXT LITERAL
  • Conditional
Free text; one to five lines.
4440
Free text
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..512
Free form text.
4440
Free text
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..512
Free form text.
4440
Free text
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..512
Free form text.
4440
Free text
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..512
Free form text.
4440
Free text
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..512
Free form text.
3453
LANGUAGE NAME CODE
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the language name.
4447
FREE TEXT FORMAT CODE
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the format of free text.

MOA C 9 MONETARY AMOUNT

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 9
A segment for specifying the type of cost, the amount of cost and possibly currency unit used concerning the investigation.
C516
MONETARY AMOUNT
  • Mandatory
Amount of goods or services stated as a monetary amount in a specified currency.
5025
Monetary amount type code qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code qualifying the type of monetary amount.
5004
Monetary amount
  • Conditional
  • Type: n
  • Length: 0..35
To specify a monetary amount.
6345
Currency identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying a monetary unit.
6343
Currency type code qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code qualifying the type of currency.
4405
Status description code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying a status.

RFF C 99 REFERENCE

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 99
This segment keeps a reference to one or more samples related to this actual result item such as the sample(s) involved in obtaining this result item. This segment also keeps a reference to another investigation result item related to this actual investigation result item such as the investigation result item which this investigation result item is part of.
C506
REFERENCE
  • Mandatory
Identification of a reference.
1153
Reference code qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code qualifying a reference.
1154
Reference identifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Identifies a reference.
1156
Document line identifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..6
To identify a line of a document.
1056
Version identifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..9
To identify a version.
1060
Revision identifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..6
To identify a revision.

EQD C 9 EQUIPMENT DETAILS

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 9
A segment for specifying the measuring equipment used for obtaining this investigation result item.
8053
EQUIPMENT TYPE CODE QUALIFIER
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code qualifying a type of equipment.
C237
EQUIPMENT IDENTIFICATION
  • Conditional
Marks (letters/numbers) identifying equipment.
8260
Equipment identifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
To identify equipment.
1131
Code list identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
3207
Country identifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of the name of the country or other geographical entity as defined in ISO 3166-1 and UN/ECE Recommendation 3.
C224
EQUIPMENT SIZE AND TYPE
  • Conditional
Code and or name identifying size and type of equipment. Code preferred.
8155
Equipment size and type description code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..10
Code specifying the size and type of equipment.
1131
Code list identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
8154
Equipment size and type description
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Free form description of the size and type of equipment.
8077
EQUIPMENT SUPPLIER CODE
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the party that is the supplier of the equipment.
8249
EQUIPMENT STATUS CODE
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the status of equipment.
8169
FULL OR EMPTY INDICATOR CODE
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code indicating whether an object is full or empty.
4233
MARKING INSTRUCTIONS CODE
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying instructions for marking.

GRP17 C 99 REL RFF

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 99
A group of segments for specifying a related laboratory service provider involved in producing this investigation result item.

REL M 1 RELATIONSHIP

  • Mandatory
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment for specifying the type of relationship a service provider has to the produced investigation result item.
9141
RELATIONSHIP TYPE CODE QUALIFIER
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code qualifying a type of relationship.
C941
RELATIONSHIP
  • Conditional
Identification and/or description of a relationship.
9143
Relationship description code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying a relationship.
1131
Code list identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
9142
Relationship description
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Free form description of a relationship.

RFF C 99 REFERENCE

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 99
This segment keeps a reference to a healthcare party (healthcare professional or healthcare organisation) which is identified in segment group 1 for specifying a related person or organisation.
C506
REFERENCE
  • Mandatory
Identification of a reference.
1153
Reference code qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code qualifying a reference.
1154
Reference identifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Identifies a reference.
1156
Document line identifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..6
To identify a line of a document.
1056
Version identifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..9
To identify a version.
1060
Revision identifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..6
To identify a revision.

GRP18 C 99 RSL FTX CCI

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 99
A group of segments for specifying the reference limits of an investigation result item.

RSL M 1 RESULT

  • Mandatory
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment for specifying the reference interval for the investigation and the type of reference interval such as physiological, therapeutical, etc.
6087
RESULT VALUE TYPE CODE QUALIFIER
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code qualifying the type of a result value.
6077
RESULT REPRESENTATION CODE
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the representation of a result.
C831
RESULT DETAILS
  • Conditional
To specify a value.
6314
Measure
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..18
To specify the value of a measurement.
6321
Measurement significance code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the significance of a measurement.
6155
Non-discrete measurement name code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code specifying the name of a non-discrete measurement.
1131
Code list identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
6154
Non-discrete measurement name
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Name of a non-discrete measurement.
C831
RESULT DETAILS
  • Conditional
To specify a value.
6314
Measure
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..18
To specify the value of a measurement.
6321
Measurement significance code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the significance of a measurement.
6155
Non-discrete measurement name code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code specifying the name of a non-discrete measurement.
1131
Code list identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
6154
Non-discrete measurement name
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Name of a non-discrete measurement.
C848
MEASUREMENT UNIT DETAILS
  • Conditional
To specify a measurement unit.
6411
Measurement unit code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..8
Code specifying the unit of measurement.
1131
Code list identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
6410
Measurement unit name
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Name of a measurement unit.
6079
RESULT NORMALCY CODE
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the degree of conformance to a standard.

FTX C 9 FREE TEXT

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 9
A segment with free text information, in coded or clear form, for specifying textual reference limits concerning the investigation.
4451
TEXT SUBJECT CODE QUALIFIER
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code qualifying the subject of the text.
4453
FREE TEXT FUNCTION CODE
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the function of free text.
C107
TEXT REFERENCE
  • Conditional
Coded reference to a standard text and its source.
4441
Free text description code
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code specifying free form text.
1131
Code list identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
C108
TEXT LITERAL
  • Conditional
Free text; one to five lines.
4440
Free text
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..512
Free form text.
4440
Free text
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..512
Free form text.
4440
Free text
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..512
Free form text.
4440
Free text
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..512
Free form text.
4440
Free text
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..512
Free form text.
3453
LANGUAGE NAME CODE
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the language name.
4447
FREE TEXT FORMAT CODE
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the format of free text.

CCI C 9 CHARACTERISTIC/CLASS ID

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 9
A segment for specifying the reference population.
7059
CLASS TYPE CODE
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the type of class.
C502
MEASUREMENT DETAILS
  • Conditional
Identification of measurement type.
6313
Measured attribute code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the attribute measured.
6321
Measurement significance code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the significance of a measurement.
6155
Non-discrete measurement name code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code specifying the name of a non-discrete measurement.
6154
Non-discrete measurement name
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Name of a non-discrete measurement.
C240
CHARACTERISTIC DESCRIPTION
  • Conditional
To provide a description of a characteristic.
7037
Characteristic description code
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
A code specifying a characteristic.
1131
Code list identification code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
7036
Characteristic description
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Free form description of a characteristic.
7036
Characteristic description
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Free form description of a characteristic.
4051
CHARACTERISTIC RELEVANCE CODE
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the relevance of a characteristic.

GRP19 C 99 AUT DTM

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 99
A group of segments for specifying authentication details.

AUT M 1 AUTHENTICATION RESULT

  • Mandatory
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment for specifying results of an authentication procedure.
9280
VALIDATION RESULT TEXT
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
To specify the value of a validation result.
9282
VALIDATION KEY IDENTIFIER
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
To identify the cryptographic key used for the calculation of the validation.

DTM C 9 DATE/TIME/PERIOD

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 9
A segment for specifying the date and time for the validity of the authentication.
C507
DATE/TIME/PERIOD
  • Mandatory
Date and/or time, or period relevant to the specified date/time/period type.
2005
Date or time or period function code qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code qualifying the function of a date, time or period.
2380
Date or time or period text
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
The value of a date, a date and time, a time or of a period in a specified representation.
2379
Date or time or period format code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the representation of a date, time or period.

UNT M 1 MESSAGE TRAILER

  • Mandatory
  • Max repeat: 1
A service segment ending a message, giving the total number of segments in the message (including the UNH & UNT) and the control reference number of the message.
0074
NUMBER OF SEGMENTS IN A MESSAGE
  • Mandatory
  • Type: n
  • Length: 0..10
The number of segments in a message body, plus the message header segment and message trailer segment.
0062
MESSAGE REFERENCE NUMBER
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..14
Unique message reference assigned by the sender.