UNHMESSAGE HEADERM 1

1Mandatory 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
Mandatoryan0..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
Mandatoryan0..6
Code identifying a type of message and assigned by its controlling agency.
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0052
Message version number
Mandatoryan0..3
Version number of a message type.
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0054
Message release number
Mandatoryan0..3
Release number within the current message version number.
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0051
Controlling agency, coded
Mandatoryan0..3
Code identifying a controlling agency.
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0057
Association assigned code
Conditionalan0..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
Conditionalan0..6
Version number of the code list directory.
0113
Message type sub-function identification
Conditionalan0..6
Code identifying a sub-function of a message type.
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0068
COMMON ACCESS REFERENCE
Conditionalan0..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
Mandatoryn0..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
Conditionala1
Indication used for the first and last message in a sequence of messages related to the same topic.
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S016
MESSAGE SUBSET IDENTIFICATION
Conditional
Identification of a message subset by its identifier, version, release and source.
0115
Message subset identification
Mandatoryan0..14
Coded identification of a message subset, assigned by its controlling agency.
0116
Message subset version number
Conditionalan0..3
Version number of the message subset.
0118
Message subset release number
Conditionalan0..3
Release number within the message subset version number.
0051
Controlling agency, coded
Conditionalan0..3
Code identifying a controlling agency.
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S017
MESSAGE IMPLEMENTATION GUIDELINE IDENTIFICATION
Conditional
Identification of a message implementation guideline by its identifier, version, release and source.
0121
Message implementation guideline identification
Mandatoryan0..14
Coded identification of the message implementation guideline, assigned by its controlling agency.
0122
Message implementation guideline version number
Conditionalan0..3
Version number of the message implementation guideline.
0124
Message implementation guideline release number
Conditionalan0..3
Release number within the message implementation guideline version number.
0051
Controlling agency, coded
Conditionalan0..3
Code identifying a controlling agency.
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S018
SCENARIO IDENTIFICATION
Conditional
Identification of a scenario.
0127
Scenario identification
Mandatoryan0..14
Code identifying scenario.
0128
Scenario version number
Conditionalan0..3
Version number of a scenario.
0130
Scenario release number
Conditionalan0..3
Release number within the scenario version number.
0051
Controlling agency, coded
Conditionalan0..3
Code identifying a controlling agency.
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BGMBEGINNING OF MESSAGEM 1

1Mandatory 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
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the document name.
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1131
Code list identification code
Conditionalan0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
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1000
Document name
Conditionalan0..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
Conditionalan0..70
To identify a document.
1056
Version identifier
Conditionalan0..9
To identify a version.
1060
Revision identifier
Conditionalan0..6
To identify a revision.
1225
MESSAGE FUNCTION CODE
Conditionalan0..3
Code indicating the function of the message.
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4343
RESPONSE TYPE CODE
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the type of acknowledgment required or transmitted.
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1373
DOCUMENT STATUS CODE
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the status of a document.
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3453
LANGUAGE NAME CODE
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the language name.

DTMDATE/TIME/PERIODC 9

9Conditional 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
Mandatoryan0..3
Code qualifying the function of a date, time or period.
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2380
Date or time or period text
Conditionalan0..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
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the representation of a date, time or period.
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FTXFREE TEXTC 9

9Conditional A segment giving free text information, in coded or clear form, for specifying information concerning the whole message.
4451
TEXT SUBJECT CODE QUALIFIER
Mandatoryan0..3
Code qualifying the subject of the text.
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4453
FREE TEXT FUNCTION CODE
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the function of free text.
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C107
TEXT REFERENCE
Conditional
Coded reference to a standard text and its source.
4441
Free text description code
Mandatoryan0..17
Code specifying free form text.
1131
Code list identification code
Conditionalan0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
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C108
TEXT LITERAL
Conditional
Free text; one to five lines.
4440
Free text
Mandatoryan0..512
Free form text.
4440
Free text
Conditionalan0..512
Free form text.
4440
Free text
Conditionalan0..512
Free form text.
4440
Free text
Conditionalan0..512
Free form text.
4440
Free text
Conditionalan0..512
Free form text.
3453
LANGUAGE NAME CODE
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the language name.
4447
FREE TEXT FORMAT CODE
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the format of free text.
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GRP1 PNA ADR COM FTX RFF SEQ LAN SPR QUA EMPM 99

99Mandatory 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.

PNAPARTY IDENTIFICATIONM 1

1Mandatory A segment for specifying the identification, name and address of involved healthcare organisations or professionals.
3035
PARTY FUNCTION CODE QUALIFIER
Mandatoryan0..3
Code giving specific meaning to a party.
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C206
IDENTIFICATION NUMBER
Conditional
The identification of an object.
7402
Object identifier
Mandatoryan0..35
Code specifying the unique identity of an object.
7405
Object identification code qualifier
Conditionalan0..3
Code qualifying the identification of an object.
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4405
Status description code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying a status.
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C082
PARTY IDENTIFICATION DETAILS
Conditional
Identification of a transaction party by code.
3039
Party identifier
Mandatoryan0..35
Code specifying the identity of a party.
1131
Code list identification code
Conditionalan0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
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3403
NAME TYPE CODE
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the type of name.
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3397
NAME STATUS CODE
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the status of a name.
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C816
NAME COMPONENT DETAILS
Conditional
To specify a name component.
3405
Name component type code qualifier
Mandatoryan0..3
Code qualifying the type of a name component.
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3398
Name component description
Conditionalan0..256
Free form description of a name component.
3401
Name component usage code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the usage of a name component.
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3295
Name original alphabet code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the alphabet originally used to represent a name.
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C816
NAME COMPONENT DETAILS
Conditional
To specify a name component.
3405
Name component type code qualifier
Mandatoryan0..3
Code qualifying the type of a name component.
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3398
Name component description
Conditionalan0..256
Free form description of a name component.
3401
Name component usage code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the usage of a name component.
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3295
Name original alphabet code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the alphabet originally used to represent a name.
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C816
NAME COMPONENT DETAILS
Conditional
To specify a name component.
3405
Name component type code qualifier
Mandatoryan0..3
Code qualifying the type of a name component.
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3398
Name component description
Conditionalan0..256
Free form description of a name component.
3401
Name component usage code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the usage of a name component.
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3295
Name original alphabet code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the alphabet originally used to represent a name.
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C816
NAME COMPONENT DETAILS
Conditional
To specify a name component.
3405
Name component type code qualifier
Mandatoryan0..3
Code qualifying the type of a name component.
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3398
Name component description
Conditionalan0..256
Free form description of a name component.
3401
Name component usage code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the usage of a name component.
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3295
Name original alphabet code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the alphabet originally used to represent a name.
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C816
NAME COMPONENT DETAILS
Conditional
To specify a name component.
3405
Name component type code qualifier
Mandatoryan0..3
Code qualifying the type of a name component.
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3398
Name component description
Conditionalan0..256
Free form description of a name component.
3401
Name component usage code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the usage of a name component.
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3295
Name original alphabet code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the alphabet originally used to represent a name.
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1229
ACTION CODE
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the action to be taken or already taken.
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ADRADDRESSC 9

9Conditional 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
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the purpose of an address.
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3131
Address type code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the type of an address.
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3475
Address status code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the status of an address.
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C090
ADDRESS DETAILS
Conditional
To specify the details of an address.
3477
Address format code
Mandatoryan0..3
Code specifying the format of an address.
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3286
Address component description
Mandatoryan0..70
Free form description of the component of an address.
3286
Address component description
Conditionalan0..70
Free form description of the component of an address.
3286
Address component description
Conditionalan0..70
Free form description of the component of an address.
3286
Address component description
Conditionalan0..70
Free form description of the component of an address.
3286
Address component description
Conditionalan0..70
Free form description of the component of an address.
3164
CITY NAME
Conditionalan0..35
Name of a city.
3251
POSTAL IDENTIFICATION CODE
Conditionalan0..17
Code specifying the postal zone or address.
3207
COUNTRY IDENTIFIER
Conditionalan0..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
Conditionalan0..9
To identify a country subdivision, such as state, canton, county, prefecture.
1131
Code list identification code
Conditionalan0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
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3228
Country subdivision name
Conditionalan0..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
Conditionalan0..35
To identify a location.
1131
Code list identification code
Conditionalan0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
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3224
Location name
Conditionalan0..256
Name of the location.

COMCOMMUNICATION CONTACTC 9

9Conditional 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
Mandatoryan0..512
To identify a communication address.
3155
Communication means type code
Mandatoryan0..3
Code specifying the type of communication address.
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FTXFREE TEXTC 9

9Conditional 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
Mandatoryan0..3
Code qualifying the subject of the text.
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4453
FREE TEXT FUNCTION CODE
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the function of free text.
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C107
TEXT REFERENCE
Conditional
Coded reference to a standard text and its source.
4441
Free text description code
Mandatoryan0..17
Code specifying free form text.
1131
Code list identification code
Conditionalan0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
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C108
TEXT LITERAL
Conditional
Free text; one to five lines.
4440
Free text
Mandatoryan0..512
Free form text.
4440
Free text
Conditionalan0..512
Free form text.
4440
Free text
Conditionalan0..512
Free form text.
4440
Free text
Conditionalan0..512
Free form text.
4440
Free text
Conditionalan0..512
Free form text.
3453
LANGUAGE NAME CODE
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the language name.
4447
FREE TEXT FORMAT CODE
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the format of free text.
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RFFREFERENCEC 9

9Conditional 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
Mandatoryan0..3
Code qualifying a reference.
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1154
Reference identifier
Conditionalan0..70
Identifies a reference.
1156
Document line identifier
Conditionalan0..6
To identify a line of a document.
1056
Version identifier
Conditionalan0..9
To identify a version.
1060
Revision identifier
Conditionalan0..6
To identify a revision.

SEQSEQUENCE DETAILSC 1

1Conditional 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
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the action to be taken or already taken.
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C286
SEQUENCE INFORMATION
Conditional
Identification of a sequence and source for sequencing.
1050
Sequence position identifier
Mandatoryan0..10
To identify a position in a sequence.
1159
Sequence identifier source code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the source of a sequence identifier.
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1131
Code list identification code
Conditionalan0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
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LANLANGUAGEC 9

9Conditional A segment for specifying the language used by the actual healthcare party.
3455
LANGUAGE CODE QUALIFIER
Mandatoryan0..3
Code qualifying a language.
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C508
LANGUAGE DETAILS
Conditional
To identify a language.
3453
Language name code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the language name.
3452
Language name
Conditionalan0..35
Name of language.

SPRORGANISATION CLASSIFICATION DETAILSC 1

1Conditional A segment for specifying the type and medical speciality of a healthcare organisation.
7293
SECTOR AREA IDENTIFICATION CODE QUALIFIER
Mandatoryan0..3
Code qualifying identification of a subject area.
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3079
ORGANISATION CLASSIFICATION CODE
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the classification of an organisation.
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C844
ORGANISATION CLASSIFICATION DETAIL
Conditional
To specify details regarding the class of an organisation.
3083
Organisational class name code
Conditionalan0..17
Code specifying a class of organisation.
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1131
Code list identification code
Conditionalan0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
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3082
Organisational class name
Conditionalan0..70
Name of a class of organisation.

QUAQUALIFICATIONC 9

9Conditional A segment for specifying the professional medical qualifications of a person.
9037
QUALIFICATION TYPE CODE QUALIFIER
Mandatoryan0..3
Code qualifying a type of qualification.
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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
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying a qualification classification.
1131
Code list identification code
Conditionalan0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
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9006
Qualification classification description
Conditionalan0..35
Free form description of a qualification classification.
9006
Qualification classification description
Conditionalan0..35
Free form description of a qualification classification.

EMPEMPLOYMENT DETAILSC 9

9Conditional A segment for specifying the type, medical speciality and the position or military rank of a healthcare professional.
9003
EMPLOYMENT DETAILS CODE QUALIFIER
Mandatoryan0..3
Code qualifying the employment details.
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C948
EMPLOYMENT CATEGORY
Conditional
Code and/or description of an employment category.
9005
Employment category description code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the employment category.
1131
Code list identification code
Conditionalan0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
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9004
Employment category description
Conditionalan0..35
Free form description of the employment category.
C951
OCCUPATION
Conditional
Description of an occupation.
9009
Occupation description code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying an occupation.
1131
Code list identification code
Conditionalan0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
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9008
Occupation description
Conditionalan0..35
Free form description of an occupation.
9008
Occupation description
Conditionalan0..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
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying a qualification classification.
1131
Code list identification code
Conditionalan0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
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9006
Qualification classification description
Conditionalan0..35
Free form description of a qualification classification.
9006
Qualification classification description
Conditionalan0..35
Free form description of a qualification classification.
3480
PERSON JOB TITLE
Conditionalan0..35
Name of a job title such as rank or rating of crew member.
9035
QUALIFICATION APPLICATION AREA CODE
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the application area of a qualification.
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GRP2 IRQ GEI RFF DTM STS PTY LAN FTX TEM GRP3 GRP4 GRP6M 99

99Mandatory A group of segments giving information concerning a medical service report.

IRQINFORMATION REQUIREDM 1

1Mandatory 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
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the response information requested.
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1131
Code list identification code
Conditionalan0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
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4510
Requested information description
Conditionalan0..35
Free form description of the response information requested.

GEIPROCESSING INFORMATIONM 1

1Mandatory 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
Mandatoryan0..3
Code qualifying the processing information.
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C012
PROCESSING INDICATOR
Conditional
Identification of the processing indicator.
7365
Processing indicator description code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying a processing indicator.
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1131
Code list identification code
Conditionalan0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
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7364
Processing indicator description
Conditionalan0..35
Free form description of a processing indicator.
7187
PROCESS TYPE DESCRIPTION CODE
Conditionalan0..17
Code specifying a type of process.
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RFFREFERENCEM 9

9Mandatory 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
Mandatoryan0..3
Code qualifying a reference.
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1154
Reference identifier
Conditionalan0..70
Identifies a reference.
1156
Document line identifier
Conditionalan0..6
To identify a line of a document.
1056
Version identifier
Conditionalan0..9
To identify a version.
1060
Revision identifier
Conditionalan0..6
To identify a revision.

DTMDATE/TIME/PERIODM 1

1Mandatory 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
Mandatoryan0..3
Code qualifying the function of a date, time or period.
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2380
Date or time or period text
Conditionalan0..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
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the representation of a date, time or period.
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STSSTATUSC 1

1Conditional 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
Mandatoryan0..3
Code specifying the category of a status.
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1131
Code list identification code
Conditionalan0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
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C555
STATUS
Conditional
To specify a status.
4405
Status description code
Mandatoryan0..3
Code specifying a status.
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1131
Code list identification code
Conditionalan0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
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4404
Status description
Conditionalan0..35
Free form description of a status.
C556
STATUS REASON
Conditional
To specify the reason for a status.
9013
Status reason description code
Mandatoryan0..3
Code specifying the reason for a status.
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1131
Code list identification code
Conditionalan0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
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9012
Status reason description
Conditionalan0..256
Free form description of the status reason.
C556
STATUS REASON
Conditional
To specify the reason for a status.
9013
Status reason description code
Mandatoryan0..3
Code specifying the reason for a status.
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1131
Code list identification code
Conditionalan0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
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9012
Status reason description
Conditionalan0..256
Free form description of the status reason.
C556
STATUS REASON
Conditional
To specify the reason for a status.
9013
Status reason description code
Mandatoryan0..3
Code specifying the reason for a status.
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1131
Code list identification code
Conditionalan0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
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9012
Status reason description
Conditionalan0..256
Free form description of the status reason.
C556
STATUS REASON
Conditional
To specify the reason for a status.
9013
Status reason description code
Mandatoryan0..3
Code specifying the reason for a status.
Show all standard codes
1131
Code list identification code
Conditionalan0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
Show all standard codes
9012
Status reason description
Conditionalan0..256
Free form description of the status reason.
C556
STATUS REASON
Conditional
To specify the reason for a status.
9013
Status reason description code
Mandatoryan0..3
Code specifying the reason for a status.
Show all standard codes
1131
Code list identification code
Conditionalan0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
Show all standard codes
9012
Status reason description
Conditionalan0..256
Free form description of the status reason.

PTYPRIORITYC 1

1Conditional A segment for specifying the reporting priority of the service report.
4035
PRIORITY TYPE CODE QUALIFIER
Mandatoryan0..3
Code qualifying the type of priority.
Show all standard codes
C585
PRIORITY DETAILS
Conditional
To indicate a priority.
4037
Priority description code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying a priority.
Show all standard codes
1131
Code list identification code
Conditionalan0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
Show all standard codes
4036
Priority description
Conditionalan0..35
Free form description of a priority.

LANLANGUAGEC 1

1Conditional A segment specifying the language of the actual report.
3455
LANGUAGE CODE QUALIFIER
Mandatoryan0..3
Code qualifying a language.
Show all standard codes
C508
LANGUAGE DETAILS
Conditional
To identify a language.
3453
Language name code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the language name.
3452
Language name
Conditionalan0..35
Name of language.

FTXFREE TEXTC 99

99Conditional 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
Mandatoryan0..3
Code qualifying the subject of the text.
Show all standard codes
4453
FREE TEXT FUNCTION CODE
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the function of free text.
Show all standard codes
C107
TEXT REFERENCE
Conditional
Coded reference to a standard text and its source.
4441
Free text description code
Mandatoryan0..17
Code specifying free form text.
1131
Code list identification code
Conditionalan0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
Show all standard codes
C108
TEXT LITERAL
Conditional
Free text; one to five lines.
4440
Free text
Mandatoryan0..512
Free form text.
4440
Free text
Conditionalan0..512
Free form text.
4440
Free text
Conditionalan0..512
Free form text.
4440
Free text
Conditionalan0..512
Free form text.
4440
Free text
Conditionalan0..512
Free form text.
3453
LANGUAGE NAME CODE
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the language name.
4447
FREE TEXT FORMAT CODE
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the format of free text.
Show all standard codes

TEMTEST METHODC 1

1Conditional 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
Conditionalan0..17
To identify a method of testing.
1131
Code list identification code
Conditionalan0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
Show all standard codes
4416
Test description
Conditionalan0..70
Free form description of the test.
4419
TEST ADMINISTRATION METHOD CODE
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the method of the administration of a test.
Show all standard codes
3077
TEST MEDIUM CODE
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the medium on which a test was or is to be applied.
Show all standard codes
6311
MEASUREMENT PURPOSE CODE QUALIFIER
Conditionalan0..3
Code qualifying the purpose of the measurement.
Show all standard codes
7188
TEST METHOD REVISION IDENTIFIER
Conditionalan0..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
Conditionalan0..17
Code specifying the name of the reason for performing a test.
1131
Code list identification code
Conditionalan0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
Show all standard codes
4424
Test reason name
Conditionalan0..35
Name of the reason for performing a test.

GRP3 RFF DTMC 99

99Conditional A group of segments for specifying a reference to another service report.

RFFREFERENCEM 1

1Mandatory A segment for specifying the identification number of the referenced service report.
C506
REFERENCE
Mandatory
Identification of a reference.
1153
Reference code qualifier
Mandatoryan0..3
Code qualifying a reference.
Show all standard codes
1154
Reference identifier
Conditionalan0..70
Identifies a reference.
1156
Document line identifier
Conditionalan0..6
To identify a line of a document.
1056
Version identifier
Conditionalan0..9
To identify a version.
1060
Revision identifier
Conditionalan0..6
To identify a revision.

DTMDATE/TIME/PERIODC 1

1Conditional 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
Mandatoryan0..3
Code qualifying the function of a date, time or period.
Show all standard codes
2380
Date or time or period text
Conditionalan0..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
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the representation of a date, time or period.
Show all standard codes

GRP4 FCA RFF GEI DTM PTY CIN FTX TEM GRP5C 99

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

FCAFINANCIAL CHARGES ALLOCATIONM 1

1Mandatory A segment giving information concerning payment category for this order.
4471
SETTLEMENT MEANS CODE
Mandatoryan0..3
Code specifying the means of settlement.
Show all standard codes
C878
CHARGE/ALLOWANCE ACCOUNT
Conditional
Identification of the account for charge or allowance.
3434
Institution branch identifier
Mandatoryan0..17
To identify a branch of an institution.
1131
Code list identification code
Conditionalan0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
Show all standard codes
3194
Account holder identifier
Conditionalan0..35
To identify the holder of an account.
6345
Currency identification code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying a monetary unit.

RFFREFERENCEM 9

9Mandatory 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
Mandatoryan0..3
Code qualifying a reference.
Show all standard codes
1154
Reference identifier
Conditionalan0..70
Identifies a reference.
1156
Document line identifier
Conditionalan0..6
To identify a line of a document.
1056
Version identifier
Conditionalan0..9
To identify a version.
1060
Revision identifier
Conditionalan0..6
To identify a revision.

GEIPROCESSING INFORMATIONC 1

1Conditional A segment to provide the service type of the service order, i.e. new order, order modification, etc.
9649
PROCESSING INFORMATION CODE QUALIFIER
Mandatoryan0..3
Code qualifying the processing information.
Show all standard codes
C012
PROCESSING INDICATOR
Conditional
Identification of the processing indicator.
7365
Processing indicator description code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying a processing indicator.
Show all standard codes
1131
Code list identification code
Conditionalan0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
Show all standard codes
7364
Processing indicator description
Conditionalan0..35
Free form description of a processing indicator.
7187
PROCESS TYPE DESCRIPTION CODE
Conditionalan0..17
Code specifying a type of process.
Show all standard codes

DTMDATE/TIME/PERIODC 9

9Conditional 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
Mandatoryan0..3
Code qualifying the function of a date, time or period.
Show all standard codes
2380
Date or time or period text
Conditionalan0..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
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the representation of a date, time or period.
Show all standard codes

PTYPRIORITYC 1

1Conditional A segment specifying the requested reporting priority for the whole order.
4035
PRIORITY TYPE CODE QUALIFIER
Mandatoryan0..3
Code qualifying the type of priority.
Show all standard codes
C585
PRIORITY DETAILS
Conditional
To indicate a priority.
4037
Priority description code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying a priority.
Show all standard codes
1131
Code list identification code
Conditionalan0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
Show all standard codes
4036
Priority description
Conditionalan0..35
Free form description of a priority.

CINCLINICAL INFORMATIONC 9

9Conditional 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
Mandatoryan0..3
Code qualifying the type of clinical information.
Show all standard codes
C836
CLINICAL INFORMATION DETAILS
Conditional
To specify an item of clinical information.
6413
Clinical information description identifier
Conditionalan0..17
Code identifying an item of clinical information.
1131
Code list identification code
Conditionalan0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
Show all standard codes
6412
Clinical information description
Conditionalan0..70
Free form description of an item of clinical information.
C837
CERTAINTY DETAILS
Conditional
To specify the certainty.
4049
Certainty description code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying a certainty.
Show all standard codes
1131
Code list identification code
Conditionalan0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
Show all standard codes
4048
Certainty description
Conditionalan0..35
Free form description of a certainty.

FTXFREE TEXTC 9

9Conditional 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
Mandatoryan0..3
Code qualifying the subject of the text.
Show all standard codes
4453
FREE TEXT FUNCTION CODE
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the function of free text.
Show all standard codes
C107
TEXT REFERENCE
Conditional
Coded reference to a standard text and its source.
4441
Free text description code
Mandatoryan0..17
Code specifying free form text.
1131
Code list identification code
Conditionalan0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
Show all standard codes
C108
TEXT LITERAL
Conditional
Free text; one to five lines.
4440
Free text
Mandatoryan0..512
Free form text.
4440
Free text
Conditionalan0..512
Free form text.
4440
Free text
Conditionalan0..512
Free form text.
4440
Free text
Conditionalan0..512
Free form text.
4440
Free text
Conditionalan0..512
Free form text.
3453
LANGUAGE NAME CODE
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the language name.
4447
FREE TEXT FORMAT CODE
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the format of free text.
Show all standard codes

TEMTEST METHODC 9

9Conditional A segment for specifying the reason for the request.
C244
TEST METHOD
Conditional
Specification of the test method employed.
4415
Test method identifier
Conditionalan0..17
To identify a method of testing.
1131
Code list identification code
Conditionalan0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
Show all standard codes
4416
Test description
Conditionalan0..70
Free form description of the test.
4419
TEST ADMINISTRATION METHOD CODE
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the method of the administration of a test.
Show all standard codes
3077
TEST MEDIUM CODE
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the medium on which a test was or is to be applied.
Show all standard codes
6311
MEASUREMENT PURPOSE CODE QUALIFIER
Conditionalan0..3
Code qualifying the purpose of the measurement.
Show all standard codes
7188
TEST METHOD REVISION IDENTIFIER
Conditionalan0..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
Conditionalan0..17
Code specifying the name of the reason for performing a test.
1131
Code list identification code
Conditionalan0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
Show all standard codes
4424
Test reason name
Conditionalan0..35
Name of the reason for performing a test.

GRP5 DOC RFF DTMC 99

99Conditional A group of segments for specifying a reference to another service order.

DOCDOCUMENT/MESSAGE DETAILSM 1

1Mandatory 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
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the document name.
Show all standard codes
1131
Code list identification code
Conditionalan0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
Show all standard codes
1000
Document name
Conditionalan0..35
Name of a document.
C503
DOCUMENT/MESSAGE DETAILS
Conditional
Identification of document/message by number, status, source and/or language.
1004
Document identifier
Conditionalan0..70
To identify a document.
1373
Document status code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the status of a document.
Show all standard codes
1366
Document source description
Conditionalan0..70
Free form description of the source of a document.
3453
Language name code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the language name.
1056
Version identifier
Conditionalan0..9
To identify a version.
1060
Revision identifier
Conditionalan0..6
To identify a revision.
3153
COMMUNICATION MEDIUM TYPE CODE
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the type of communication medium.
Show all standard codes
1220
DOCUMENT COPIES REQUIRED QUANTITY
Conditionaln0..2
Quantity of document copies required.
1218
DOCUMENT ORIGINALS REQUIRED QUANTITY
Conditionaln0..2
Quantity of document originals required.

RFFREFERENCEM 9

9Mandatory A segment for specifying the identification number of the referenced order.
C506
REFERENCE
Mandatory
Identification of a reference.
1153
Reference code qualifier
Mandatoryan0..3
Code qualifying a reference.
Show all standard codes
1154
Reference identifier
Conditionalan0..70
Identifies a reference.
1156
Document line identifier
Conditionalan0..6
To identify a line of a document.
1056
Version identifier
Conditionalan0..9
To identify a version.
1060
Revision identifier
Conditionalan0..6
To identify a revision.

DTMDATE/TIME/PERIODC 1

1Conditional 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
Mandatoryan0..3
Code qualifying the function of a date, time or period.
Show all standard codes
2380
Date or time or period text
Conditionalan0..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
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the representation of a date, time or period.
Show all standard codes

GRP6 ATT RFF ADR COM REL IMD FTX PNA DTM PDI NAT LAN HAN CCI GRP7 GRP8 GRP14 GRP16C 99

99Conditional A group of segments specifying the subject of investigation.

ATTATTRIBUTEM 1

1Mandatory A segment for specifying the type of subject of investigation.
9017
ATTRIBUTE FUNCTION CODE QUALIFIER
Mandatoryan0..3
Code qualifying an attribute function.
Show all standard codes
C955
ATTRIBUTE TYPE
Conditional
Identification of the type of attribute.
9021
Attribute type description code
Conditionalan0..17
Coded specifying an attribute type.
1131
Code list identification code
Conditionalan0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
Show all standard codes
9020
Attribute type description
Conditionalan0..70
Free form description of an attribute type.
C956
ATTRIBUTE DETAIL
Conditional
Identification of the attribute related to an entity.
9019
Attribute description code
Conditionalan0..17
Code specifying an attribute.
1131
Code list identification code
Conditionalan0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
Show all standard codes
9018
Attribute description
Conditionalan0..256
Free form description of an attribute.

RFFREFERENCEC 9

9Conditional A segment for specifying the identification numbers of the actual subject of investigation.
C506
REFERENCE
Mandatory
Identification of a reference.
1153
Reference code qualifier
Mandatoryan0..3
Code qualifying a reference.
Show all standard codes
1154
Reference identifier
Conditionalan0..70
Identifies a reference.
1156
Document line identifier
Conditionalan0..6
To identify a line of a document.
1056
Version identifier
Conditionalan0..9
To identify a version.
1060
Revision identifier
Conditionalan0..6
To identify a revision.

ADRADDRESSC 9

9Conditional 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
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the purpose of an address.
Show all standard codes
3131
Address type code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the type of an address.
Show all standard codes
3475
Address status code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the status of an address.
Show all standard codes
C090
ADDRESS DETAILS
Conditional
To specify the details of an address.
3477
Address format code
Mandatoryan0..3
Code specifying the format of an address.
Show all standard codes
3286
Address component description
Mandatoryan0..70
Free form description of the component of an address.
3286
Address component description
Conditionalan0..70
Free form description of the component of an address.
3286
Address component description
Conditionalan0..70
Free form description of the component of an address.
3286
Address component description
Conditionalan0..70
Free form description of the component of an address.
3286
Address component description
Conditionalan0..70
Free form description of the component of an address.
3164
CITY NAME
Conditionalan0..35
Name of a city.
3251
POSTAL IDENTIFICATION CODE
Conditionalan0..17
Code specifying the postal zone or address.
3207
COUNTRY IDENTIFIER
Conditionalan0..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
Conditionalan0..9
To identify a country subdivision, such as state, canton, county, prefecture.
1131
Code list identification code
Conditionalan0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
Show all standard codes
3228
Country subdivision name
Conditionalan0..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
Conditionalan0..35
To identify a location.
1131
Code list identification code
Conditionalan0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
Show all standard codes
3224
Location name
Conditionalan0..256
Name of the location.

COMCOMMUNICATION CONTACTC 9

9Conditional 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
Mandatoryan0..512
To identify a communication address.
3155
Communication means type code
Mandatoryan0..3
Code specifying the type of communication address.
Show all standard codes

RELRELATIONSHIPC 1

1Conditional 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
Mandatoryan0..3
Code qualifying a type of relationship.
Show all standard codes
C941
RELATIONSHIP
Conditional
Identification and/or description of a relationship.
9143
Relationship description code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying a relationship.
Show all standard codes
1131
Code list identification code
Conditionalan0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
Show all standard codes
9142
Relationship description
Conditionalan0..35
Free form description of a relationship.

IMDITEM DESCRIPTIONC 9

9Conditional A segment for specifying the description of the material being investigated if the subject of investigation is a material.
7077
DESCRIPTION FORMAT CODE
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the format of a description.
Show all standard codes
C272
ITEM CHARACTERISTIC
Conditional
To provide the characteristic of the item being described.
7081
Item characteristic code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the characteristic of an item.
Show all standard codes
1131
Code list identification code
Conditionalan0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
Show all standard codes
C273
ITEM DESCRIPTION
Conditional
Description of an item.
7009
Item description code
Conditionalan0..17
Code specifying an item.
Show all standard codes
1131
Code list identification code
Conditionalan0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
Show all standard codes
7008
Item description
Conditionalan0..256
Free form description of an item.
7008
Item description
Conditionalan0..256
Free form description of an item.
3453
Language name code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the language name.
7383
SURFACE OR LAYER CODE
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the surface or layer of an object.
Show all standard codes

FTXFREE TEXTC 9

9Conditional 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
Mandatoryan0..3
Code qualifying the subject of the text.
Show all standard codes
4453
FREE TEXT FUNCTION CODE
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the function of free text.
Show all standard codes
C107
TEXT REFERENCE
Conditional
Coded reference to a standard text and its source.
4441
Free text description code
Mandatoryan0..17
Code specifying free form text.
1131
Code list identification code
Conditionalan0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
Show all standard codes
C108
TEXT LITERAL
Conditional
Free text; one to five lines.
4440
Free text
Mandatoryan0..512
Free form text.
4440
Free text
Conditionalan0..512
Free form text.
4440
Free text
Conditionalan0..512
Free form text.
4440
Free text
Conditionalan0..512
Free form text.
4440
Free text
Conditionalan0..512
Free form text.
3453
LANGUAGE NAME CODE
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the language name.
4447
FREE TEXT FORMAT CODE
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the format of free text.
Show all standard codes

PNAPARTY IDENTIFICATIONC 9

9Conditional 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
Mandatoryan0..3
Code giving specific meaning to a party.
Show all standard codes
C206
IDENTIFICATION NUMBER
Conditional
The identification of an object.
7402
Object identifier
Mandatoryan0..35
Code specifying the unique identity of an object.
7405
Object identification code qualifier
Conditionalan0..3
Code qualifying the identification of an object.
Show all standard codes
4405
Status description code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying a status.
Show all standard codes
C082
PARTY IDENTIFICATION DETAILS
Conditional
Identification of a transaction party by code.
3039
Party identifier
Mandatoryan0..35
Code specifying the identity of a party.
1131
Code list identification code
Conditionalan0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
Show all standard codes
3403
NAME TYPE CODE
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the type of name.
Show all standard codes
3397
NAME STATUS CODE
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the status of a name.
Show all standard codes
C816
NAME COMPONENT DETAILS
Conditional
To specify a name component.
3405
Name component type code qualifier
Mandatoryan0..3
Code qualifying the type of a name component.
Show all standard codes
3398
Name component description
Conditionalan0..256
Free form description of a name component.
3401
Name component usage code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the usage of a name component.
Show all standard codes
3295
Name original alphabet code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the alphabet originally used to represent a name.
Show all standard codes
C816
NAME COMPONENT DETAILS
Conditional
To specify a name component.
3405
Name component type code qualifier
Mandatoryan0..3
Code qualifying the type of a name component.
Show all standard codes
3398
Name component description
Conditionalan0..256
Free form description of a name component.
3401
Name component usage code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the usage of a name component.
Show all standard codes
3295
Name original alphabet code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the alphabet originally used to represent a name.
Show all standard codes
C816
NAME COMPONENT DETAILS
Conditional
To specify a name component.
3405
Name component type code qualifier
Mandatoryan0..3
Code qualifying the type of a name component.
Show all standard codes
3398
Name component description
Conditionalan0..256
Free form description of a name component.
3401
Name component usage code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the usage of a name component.
Show all standard codes
3295
Name original alphabet code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the alphabet originally used to represent a name.
Show all standard codes
C816
NAME COMPONENT DETAILS
Conditional
To specify a name component.
3405
Name component type code qualifier
Mandatoryan0..3
Code qualifying the type of a name component.
Show all standard codes
3398
Name component description
Conditionalan0..256
Free form description of a name component.
3401
Name component usage code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the usage of a name component.
Show all standard codes
3295
Name original alphabet code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the alphabet originally used to represent a name.
Show all standard codes
C816
NAME COMPONENT DETAILS
Conditional
To specify a name component.
3405
Name component type code qualifier
Mandatoryan0..3
Code qualifying the type of a name component.
Show all standard codes
3398
Name component description
Conditionalan0..256
Free form description of a name component.
3401
Name component usage code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the usage of a name component.
Show all standard codes
3295
Name original alphabet code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the alphabet originally used to represent a name.
Show all standard codes
1229
ACTION CODE
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the action to be taken or already taken.
Show all standard codes

DTMDATE/TIME/PERIODC 9

9Conditional 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
Mandatoryan0..3
Code qualifying the function of a date, time or period.
Show all standard codes
2380
Date or time or period text
Conditionalan0..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
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the representation of a date, time or period.
Show all standard codes

PDIPERSON DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATIONC 1

1Conditional A segment for specifying demographic information such as sex, marital status and religion.
3499
GENDER CODE
Conditionalan0..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
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the marital status of a person.
Show all standard codes
1131
Code list identification code
Conditionalan0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
Show all standard codes
3478
Marital status description
Conditionalan0..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
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the name of a religion.
1131
Code list identification code
Conditionalan0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
Show all standard codes
3482
Religion name
Conditionalan0..35
Name of a religion.

NATNATIONALITYC 9

9Conditional A segment for specifying the nationality of a person.
3493
NATIONALITY CODE QUALIFIER
Mandatoryan0..3
Code qualifying a nationality.
Show all standard codes
C042
NATIONALITY DETAILS
Conditional
To specify a nationality.
3293
Nationality name code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the name of a nationality.
1131
Code list identification code
Conditionalan0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
Show all standard codes
3292
Nationality name
Conditionala0..35
Name of a nationality.

LANLANGUAGEC 9

9Conditional A segment for specifying the language used by the person.
3455
LANGUAGE CODE QUALIFIER
Mandatoryan0..3
Code qualifying a language.
Show all standard codes
C508
LANGUAGE DETAILS
Conditional
To identify a language.
3453
Language name code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the language name.
3452
Language name
Conditionalan0..35
Name of language.

HANHANDLING INSTRUCTIONSC 9

9Conditional 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
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying a handling instruction.
Show all standard codes
1131
Code list identification code
Conditionalan0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
Show all standard codes
4078
Handling instruction description
Conditionalan0..512
Free form description of a handling instruction.
C218
HAZARDOUS MATERIAL
Conditional
To specify a hazardous material.
7419
Hazardous material category name code
Conditionalan0..7
Code specifying a kind of hazard for a material.
1131
Code list identification code
Conditionalan0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
Show all standard codes
7418
Hazardous material category name
Conditionalan0..35
Name of a kind of hazard for a material.

CCICHARACTERISTIC/CLASS IDC 9

9Conditional A segment for specifying the species or breed of an animal.
7059
CLASS TYPE CODE
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the type of class.
Show all standard codes
C502
MEASUREMENT DETAILS
Conditional
Identification of measurement type.
6313
Measured attribute code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the attribute measured.
Show all standard codes
6321
Measurement significance code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the significance of a measurement.
Show all standard codes
6155
Non-discrete measurement name code
Conditionalan0..17
Code specifying the name of a non-discrete measurement.
Show all standard codes
6154
Non-discrete measurement name
Conditionalan0..70
Name of a non-discrete measurement.
C240
CHARACTERISTIC DESCRIPTION
Conditional
To provide a description of a characteristic.
7037
Characteristic description code
Mandatoryan0..17
A code specifying a characteristic.
1131
Code list identification code
Conditionalan0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
Show all standard codes
7036
Characteristic description
Conditionalan0..35
Free form description of a characteristic.
7036
Characteristic description
Conditionalan0..35
Free form description of a characteristic.
4051
CHARACTERISTIC RELEVANCE CODE
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the relevance of a characteristic.
Show all standard codes

GRP7 PAS LOC DTM RFFC 9

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

PASATTENDANCEM 1

1Mandatory 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
Mandatoryan0..3
Code qualifying a type of attendance.
Show all standard codes
C839
ATTENDEE CATEGORY
Conditional
To specify the category of the attendee.
7459
Attendee category description code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying a category of attendee.
Show all standard codes
1131
Code list identification code
Conditionalan0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
Show all standard codes
7458
Attendee category description
Conditionalan0..35
Free form description of a category attendee.
C840
ATTENDANCE ADMISSION DETAILS
Conditional
To specify type of admission.
9445
Admission type description code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the type of admission.
1131
Code list identification code
Conditionalan0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
Show all standard codes
9444
Admission type description
Conditionalan0..35
Free form of the type of admission.
C841
ATTENDANCE DISCHARGE DETAILS
Conditional
To specify type of discharge.
9447
Discharge type description code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the type of discharge.
Show all standard codes
1131
Code list identification code
Conditionalan0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
Show all standard codes
9446
Discharge type description
Conditionalan0..35
Free form description of the type of discharge.

LOCPLACE/LOCATION IDENTIFICATIONC 9

9Conditional A segment for specifying the physical patient care location in terms of ward, room, bed, etc.
3227
LOCATION FUNCTION CODE QUALIFIER
Mandatoryan0..3
Code identifying the function of a location.
Show all standard codes
C517
LOCATION IDENTIFICATION
Conditional
Identification of a location by code or name.
3225
Location identifier
Conditionalan0..35
To identify a location.
1131
Code list identification code
Conditionalan0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
Show all standard codes
3224
Location name
Conditionalan0..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
Conditionalan0..35
To identify a first related location.
1131
Code list identification code
Conditionalan0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
Show all standard codes
3222
First related location name
Conditionalan0..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
Conditionalan0..35
To identify a second related location.
1131
Code list identification code
Conditionalan0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
Show all standard codes
3232
Second related location name
Conditionalan0..70
Name of the second related location.
5479
RELATION CODE
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying a relation.

DTMDATE/TIME/PERIODC 9

9Conditional 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
Mandatoryan0..3
Code qualifying the function of a date, time or period.
Show all standard codes
2380
Date or time or period text
Conditionalan0..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
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the representation of a date, time or period.
Show all standard codes

RFFREFERENCEC 1

1Conditional 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
Mandatoryan0..3
Code qualifying a reference.
Show all standard codes
1154
Reference identifier
Conditionalan0..70
Identifies a reference.
1156
Document line identifier
Conditionalan0..6
To identify a line of a document.
1056
Version identifier
Conditionalan0..9
To identify a version.
1060
Revision identifier
Conditionalan0..6
To identify a revision.

GRP8 CAV CIN LAN DTM FTX RFF GRP9 GRP12C 999

999Conditional 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.

CAVCHARACTERISTIC VALUEM 1

1Mandatory 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
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the value of a characteristic.
Show all standard codes
1131
Code list identification code
Conditionalan0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
Show all standard codes
7110
Characteristic value description
Conditionalan0..35
Free form description of the value of a characteristic.
7110
Characteristic value description
Conditionalan0..35
Free form description of the value of a characteristic.

CINCLINICAL INFORMATIONC 9

9Conditional 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
Mandatoryan0..3
Code qualifying the type of clinical information.
Show all standard codes
C836
CLINICAL INFORMATION DETAILS
Conditional
To specify an item of clinical information.
6413
Clinical information description identifier
Conditionalan0..17
Code identifying an item of clinical information.
1131
Code list identification code
Conditionalan0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
Show all standard codes
6412
Clinical information description
Conditionalan0..70
Free form description of an item of clinical information.
C837
CERTAINTY DETAILS
Conditional
To specify the certainty.
4049
Certainty description code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying a certainty.
Show all standard codes
1131
Code list identification code
Conditionalan0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
Show all standard codes
4048
Certainty description
Conditionalan0..35
Free form description of a certainty.

LANLANGUAGEC 9

9Conditional A segment for specifying the language related to the clinical observation.
3455
LANGUAGE CODE QUALIFIER
Mandatoryan0..3
Code qualifying a language.
Show all standard codes
C508
LANGUAGE DETAILS
Conditional
To identify a language.
3453
Language name code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the language name.
3452
Language name
Conditionalan0..35
Name of language.

DTMDATE/TIME/PERIODC 9

9Conditional 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
Mandatoryan0..3
Code qualifying the function of a date, time or period.
Show all standard codes
2380
Date or time or period text
Conditionalan0..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
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the representation of a date, time or period.
Show all standard codes

FTXFREE TEXTC 99

99Conditional A segment with free text information, in coded or clear form, for description of the clinical information.
4451
TEXT SUBJECT CODE QUALIFIER
Mandatoryan0..3
Code qualifying the subject of the text.
Show all standard codes
4453
FREE TEXT FUNCTION CODE
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the function of free text.
Show all standard codes
C107
TEXT REFERENCE
Conditional
Coded reference to a standard text and its source.
4441
Free text description code
Mandatoryan0..17
Code specifying free form text.
1131
Code list identification code
Conditionalan0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
Show all standard codes
C108
TEXT LITERAL
Conditional
Free text; one to five lines.
4440
Free text
Mandatoryan0..512
Free form text.
4440
Free text
Conditionalan0..512
Free form text.
4440
Free text
Conditionalan0..512
Free form text.
4440
Free text
Conditionalan0..512
Free form text.
4440
Free text
Conditionalan0..512
Free form text.
3453
LANGUAGE NAME CODE
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the language name.
4447
FREE TEXT FORMAT CODE
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the format of free text.
Show all standard codes

RFFREFERENCEC 9

9Conditional 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
Mandatoryan0..3
Code qualifying a reference.
Show all standard codes
1154
Reference identifier
Conditionalan0..70
Identifies a reference.
1156
Document line identifier
Conditionalan0..6
To identify a line of a document.
1056
Version identifier
Conditionalan0..9
To identify a version.
1060
Revision identifier
Conditionalan0..6
To identify a revision.

GRP9 STS SEQ GEI RSL CCI CIN DTM FTX RFF GRP10 GRP11C 99

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

STSSTATUSM 1

1Mandatory 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
Mandatoryan0..3
Code specifying the category of a status.
Show all standard codes
1131
Code list identification code
Conditionalan0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
Show all standard codes
C555
STATUS
Conditional
To specify a status.
4405
Status description code
Mandatoryan0..3
Code specifying a status.
Show all standard codes
1131
Code list identification code
Conditionalan0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
Show all standard codes
4404
Status description
Conditionalan0..35
Free form description of a status.
C556
STATUS REASON
Conditional
To specify the reason for a status.
9013
Status reason description code
Mandatoryan0..3
Code specifying the reason for a status.
Show all standard codes
1131
Code list identification code
Conditionalan0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
Show all standard codes
9012
Status reason description
Conditionalan0..256
Free form description of the status reason.
C556
STATUS REASON
Conditional
To specify the reason for a status.
9013
Status reason description code
Mandatoryan0..3
Code specifying the reason for a status.
Show all standard codes
1131
Code list identification code
Conditionalan0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
Show all standard codes
9012
Status reason description
Conditionalan0..256
Free form description of the status reason.
C556
STATUS REASON
Conditional
To specify the reason for a status.
9013
Status reason description code
Mandatoryan0..3
Code specifying the reason for a status.
Show all standard codes
1131
Code list identification code
Conditionalan0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
Show all standard codes
9012
Status reason description
Conditionalan0..256
Free form description of the status reason.
C556
STATUS REASON
Conditional
To specify the reason for a status.
9013
Status reason description code
Mandatoryan0..3
Code specifying the reason for a status.
Show all standard codes
1131
Code list identification code
Conditionalan0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
Show all standard codes
9012
Status reason description
Conditionalan0..256
Free form description of the status reason.
C556
STATUS REASON
Conditional
To specify the reason for a status.
9013
Status reason description code
Mandatoryan0..3
Code specifying the reason for a status.
Show all standard codes
1131
Code list identification code
Conditionalan0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
Show all standard codes
9012
Status reason description
Conditionalan0..256
Free form description of the status reason.

SEQSEQUENCE DETAILSC 1

1Conditional 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
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the action to be taken or already taken.
Show all standard codes
C286
SEQUENCE INFORMATION
Conditional
Identification of a sequence and source for sequencing.
1050
Sequence position identifier
Mandatoryan0..10
To identify a position in a sequence.
1159
Sequence identifier source code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the source of a sequence identifier.
Show all standard codes
1131
Code list identification code
Conditionalan0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
Show all standard codes

GEIPROCESSING INFORMATIONC 1

1Conditional A segment for specifying the service type of the clinical investigation result item, e.g. new result item.
9649
PROCESSING INFORMATION CODE QUALIFIER
Mandatoryan0..3
Code qualifying the processing information.
Show all standard codes
C012
PROCESSING INDICATOR
Conditional
Identification of the processing indicator.
7365
Processing indicator description code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying a processing indicator.
Show all standard codes
1131
Code list identification code
Conditionalan0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
Show all standard codes
7364
Processing indicator description
Conditionalan0..35
Free form description of a processing indicator.
7187
PROCESS TYPE DESCRIPTION CODE
Conditionalan0..17
Code specifying a type of process.
Show all standard codes

RSLRESULTC 1

1Conditional 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
Mandatoryan0..3
Code qualifying the type of a result value.
Show all standard codes
6077
RESULT REPRESENTATION CODE
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the representation of a result.
Show all standard codes
C831
RESULT DETAILS
Conditional
To specify a value.
6314
Measure
Conditionalan0..18
To specify the value of a measurement.
6321
Measurement significance code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the significance of a measurement.
Show all standard codes
6155
Non-discrete measurement name code
Conditionalan0..17
Code specifying the name of a non-discrete measurement.
Show all standard codes
1131
Code list identification code
Conditionalan0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
Show all standard codes
6154
Non-discrete measurement name
Conditionalan0..70
Name of a non-discrete measurement.
C831
RESULT DETAILS
Conditional
To specify a value.
6314
Measure
Conditionalan0..18
To specify the value of a measurement.
6321
Measurement significance code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the significance of a measurement.
Show all standard codes
6155
Non-discrete measurement name code
Conditionalan0..17
Code specifying the name of a non-discrete measurement.
Show all standard codes
1131
Code list identification code
Conditionalan0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
Show all standard codes
6154
Non-discrete measurement name
Conditionalan0..70
Name of a non-discrete measurement.
C848
MEASUREMENT UNIT DETAILS
Conditional
To specify a measurement unit.
6411
Measurement unit code
Conditionalan0..8
Code specifying the unit of measurement.
1131
Code list identification code
Conditionalan0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
Show all standard codes
6410
Measurement unit name
Conditionalan0..35
Name of a measurement unit.
6079
RESULT NORMALCY CODE
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the degree of conformance to a standard.
Show all standard codes

CCICHARACTERISTIC/CLASS IDM 9

9Mandatory A segment for identifying the clinical investigation and to describe specifications to the clinical investigation.
7059
CLASS TYPE CODE
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the type of class.
Show all standard codes
C502
MEASUREMENT DETAILS
Conditional
Identification of measurement type.
6313
Measured attribute code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the attribute measured.
Show all standard codes
6321
Measurement significance code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the significance of a measurement.
Show all standard codes
6155
Non-discrete measurement name code
Conditionalan0..17
Code specifying the name of a non-discrete measurement.
Show all standard codes
6154
Non-discrete measurement name
Conditionalan0..70
Name of a non-discrete measurement.
C240
CHARACTERISTIC DESCRIPTION
Conditional
To provide a description of a characteristic.
7037
Characteristic description code
Mandatoryan0..17
A code specifying a characteristic.
1131
Code list identification code
Conditionalan0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
Show all standard codes
7036
Characteristic description
Conditionalan0..35
Free form description of a characteristic.
7036
Characteristic description
Conditionalan0..35
Free form description of a characteristic.
4051
CHARACTERISTIC RELEVANCE CODE
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the relevance of a characteristic.
Show all standard codes

CINCLINICAL INFORMATIONC 9

9Conditional 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
Mandatoryan0..3
Code qualifying the type of clinical information.
Show all standard codes
C836
CLINICAL INFORMATION DETAILS
Conditional
To specify an item of clinical information.
6413
Clinical information description identifier
Conditionalan0..17
Code identifying an item of clinical information.
1131
Code list identification code
Conditionalan0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
Show all standard codes
6412
Clinical information description
Conditionalan0..70
Free form description of an item of clinical information.
C837
CERTAINTY DETAILS
Conditional
To specify the certainty.
4049
Certainty description code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying a certainty.
Show all standard codes
1131
Code list identification code
Conditionalan0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
Show all standard codes
4048
Certainty description
Conditionalan0..35
Free form description of a certainty.

DTMDATE/TIME/PERIODC 99

99Conditional 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
Mandatoryan0..3
Code qualifying the function of a date, time or period.
Show all standard codes
2380
Date or time or period text
Conditionalan0..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
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the representation of a date, time or period.
Show all standard codes

FTXFREE TEXTC 99

99Conditional 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
Mandatoryan0..3
Code qualifying the subject of the text.
Show all standard codes
4453
FREE TEXT FUNCTION CODE
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the function of free text.
Show all standard codes
C107
TEXT REFERENCE
Conditional
Coded reference to a standard text and its source.
4441
Free text description code
Mandatoryan0..17
Code specifying free form text.
1131
Code list identification code
Conditionalan0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
Show all standard codes
C108
TEXT LITERAL
Conditional
Free text; one to five lines.
4440
Free text
Mandatoryan0..512
Free form text.
4440
Free text
Conditionalan0..512
Free form text.
4440
Free text
Conditionalan0..512
Free form text.
4440
Free text
Conditionalan0..512
Free form text.
4440
Free text
Conditionalan0..512
Free form text.
3453
LANGUAGE NAME CODE
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the language name.
4447
FREE TEXT FORMAT CODE
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the format of free text.
Show all standard codes

RFFREFERENCEC 99

99Conditional 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
Mandatoryan0..3
Code qualifying a reference.
Show all standard codes
1154
Reference identifier
Conditionalan0..70
Identifies a reference.
1156
Document line identifier
Conditionalan0..6
To identify a line of a document.
1056
Version identifier
Conditionalan0..9
To identify a version.
1060
Revision identifier
Conditionalan0..6
To identify a revision.

GRP10 RSL FTX CCIC 99

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

RSLRESULTM 1

1Mandatory 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
Mandatoryan0..3
Code qualifying the type of a result value.
Show all standard codes
6077
RESULT REPRESENTATION CODE
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the representation of a result.
Show all standard codes
C831
RESULT DETAILS
Conditional
To specify a value.
6314
Measure
Conditionalan0..18
To specify the value of a measurement.
6321
Measurement significance code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the significance of a measurement.
Show all standard codes
6155
Non-discrete measurement name code
Conditionalan0..17
Code specifying the name of a non-discrete measurement.
Show all standard codes
1131
Code list identification code
Conditionalan0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
Show all standard codes
6154
Non-discrete measurement name
Conditionalan0..70
Name of a non-discrete measurement.
C831
RESULT DETAILS
Conditional
To specify a value.
6314
Measure
Conditionalan0..18
To specify the value of a measurement.
6321
Measurement significance code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the significance of a measurement.
Show all standard codes
6155
Non-discrete measurement name code
Conditionalan0..17
Code specifying the name of a non-discrete measurement.
Show all standard codes
1131
Code list identification code
Conditionalan0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
Show all standard codes
6154
Non-discrete measurement name
Conditionalan0..70
Name of a non-discrete measurement.
C848
MEASUREMENT UNIT DETAILS
Conditional
To specify a measurement unit.
6411
Measurement unit code
Conditionalan0..8
Code specifying the unit of measurement.
1131
Code list identification code
Conditionalan0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
Show all standard codes
6410
Measurement unit name
Conditionalan0..35
Name of a measurement unit.
6079
RESULT NORMALCY CODE
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the degree of conformance to a standard.
Show all standard codes

FTXFREE TEXTC 9

9Conditional 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
Mandatoryan0..3
Code qualifying the subject of the text.
Show all standard codes
4453
FREE TEXT FUNCTION CODE
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the function of free text.
Show all standard codes
C107
TEXT REFERENCE
Conditional
Coded reference to a standard text and its source.
4441
Free text description code
Mandatoryan0..17
Code specifying free form text.
1131
Code list identification code
Conditionalan0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
Show all standard codes
C108
TEXT LITERAL
Conditional
Free text; one to five lines.
4440
Free text
Mandatoryan0..512
Free form text.
4440
Free text
Conditionalan0..512
Free form text.
4440
Free text
Conditionalan0..512
Free form text.
4440
Free text
Conditionalan0..512
Free form text.
4440
Free text
Conditionalan0..512
Free form text.
3453
LANGUAGE NAME CODE
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the language name.
4447
FREE TEXT FORMAT CODE
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the format of free text.
Show all standard codes

CCICHARACTERISTIC/CLASS IDC 9

9Conditional A segment for specifying a reference population, e.g. age, sex, smokers, etc.
7059
CLASS TYPE CODE
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the type of class.
Show all standard codes
C502
MEASUREMENT DETAILS
Conditional
Identification of measurement type.
6313
Measured attribute code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the attribute measured.
Show all standard codes
6321
Measurement significance code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the significance of a measurement.
Show all standard codes
6155
Non-discrete measurement name code
Conditionalan0..17
Code specifying the name of a non-discrete measurement.
Show all standard codes
6154
Non-discrete measurement name
Conditionalan0..70
Name of a non-discrete measurement.
C240
CHARACTERISTIC DESCRIPTION
Conditional
To provide a description of a characteristic.
7037
Characteristic description code
Mandatoryan0..17
A code specifying a characteristic.
1131
Code list identification code
Conditionalan0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
Show all standard codes
7036
Characteristic description
Conditionalan0..35
Free form description of a characteristic.
7036
Characteristic description
Conditionalan0..35
Free form description of a characteristic.
4051
CHARACTERISTIC RELEVANCE CODE
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the relevance of a characteristic.
Show all standard codes

GRP11 REL RFFC 99

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

RELRELATIONSHIPM 1

1Mandatory 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
Mandatoryan0..3
Code qualifying a type of relationship.
Show all standard codes
C941
RELATIONSHIP
Conditional
Identification and/or description of a relationship.
9143
Relationship description code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying a relationship.
Show all standard codes
1131
Code list identification code
Conditionalan0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
Show all standard codes
9142
Relationship description
Conditionalan0..35
Free form description of a relationship.

RFFREFERENCEC 99

99Conditional 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
Mandatoryan0..3
Code qualifying a reference.
Show all standard codes
1154
Reference identifier
Conditionalan0..70
Identifies a reference.
1156
Document line identifier
Conditionalan0..6
To identify a line of a document.
1056
Version identifier
Conditionalan0..9
To identify a version.
1060
Revision identifier
Conditionalan0..6
To identify a revision.

GRP12 CLI GRP13C 99

99Conditional A group of segments for specifying a clinical intervention.

CLICLINICAL INTERVENTIONM 1

1Mandatory A segment for specifying the type of intervention and the intervention itself.
9441
CLINICAL INTERVENTION TYPE CODE QUALIFIER
Mandatoryan0..3
Code qualifying a type of clinical intervention.
Show all standard codes
C828
CLINICAL INTERVENTION DETAILS
Conditional
To specify a clinical intervention.
9437
Clinical intervention description code
Conditionalan0..17
Code specifying a clinical intervention.
Show all standard codes
1131
Code list identification code
Conditionalan0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
Show all standard codes
9436
Clinical intervention description
Conditionalan0..70
Free form description of a clinical intervention.

GRP13 IMD DSG FTX INPC 99

99Conditional A group of segments to describe interventions involving drugs.

IMDITEM DESCRIPTIONM 1

1Mandatory A segment for identifying a drug.
7077
DESCRIPTION FORMAT CODE
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the format of a description.
Show all standard codes
C272
ITEM CHARACTERISTIC
Conditional
To provide the characteristic of the item being described.
7081
Item characteristic code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the characteristic of an item.
Show all standard codes
1131
Code list identification code
Conditionalan0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
Show all standard codes
C273
ITEM DESCRIPTION
Conditional
Description of an item.
7009
Item description code
Conditionalan0..17
Code specifying an item.
Show all standard codes
1131
Code list identification code
Conditionalan0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
Show all standard codes
7008
Item description
Conditionalan0..256
Free form description of an item.
7008
Item description
Conditionalan0..256
Free form description of an item.
3453
Language name code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the language name.
7383
SURFACE OR LAYER CODE
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the surface or layer of an object.
Show all standard codes

DSGDOSAGE ADMINISTRATIONC 9

9Conditional A segment for specifying the dosage and administration specifications of a drug.
6085
DOSAGE ADMINISTRATION CODE QUALIFIER
Mandatoryan0..3
Code qualifying the administration of a dosage.
Show all standard codes
C838
DOSAGE DETAILS
Conditional
To specify a dosage.
6083
Dosage description identifier
Conditionalan0..8
Code identifying a dosage.
1131
Code list identification code
Conditionalan0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
Show all standard codes
6082
Dosage description
Conditionalan0..70
Free form description of a dosage.

FTXFREE TEXTC 9

9Conditional 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
Mandatoryan0..3
Code qualifying the subject of the text.
Show all standard codes
4453
FREE TEXT FUNCTION CODE
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the function of free text.
Show all standard codes
C107
TEXT REFERENCE
Conditional
Coded reference to a standard text and its source.
4441
Free text description code
Mandatoryan0..17
Code specifying free form text.
1131
Code list identification code
Conditionalan0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
Show all standard codes
C108
TEXT LITERAL
Conditional
Free text; one to five lines.
4440
Free text
Mandatoryan0..512
Free form text.
4440
Free text
Conditionalan0..512
Free form text.
4440
Free text
Conditionalan0..512
Free form text.
4440
Free text
Conditionalan0..512
Free form text.
4440
Free text
Conditionalan0..512
Free form text.
3453
LANGUAGE NAME CODE
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the language name.
4447
FREE TEXT FORMAT CODE
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the format of free text.
Show all standard codes

INPPARTIES AND INSTRUCTIONC 9

9Conditional 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
Mandatoryan0..35
To identify the party enacting an instruction.
Show all standard codes
3285
Instruction receiving party identifier
Conditionalan0..35
Code specifying the party to receive an instruction.
Show all standard codes
C522
INSTRUCTION
Conditional
To specify an instruction.
4403
Instruction type code qualifier
Mandatoryan0..3
Code qualifying the type of instruction.
Show all standard codes
4401
Instruction description code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying an instruction.
Show all standard codes
1131
Code list identification code
Conditionalan0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
Show all standard codes
4400
Instruction description
Conditionalan0..35
Free form description of an instruction.
C850
STATUS OF INSTRUCTION
Conditional
Provides information regarding the status of an instruction.
4405
Status description code
Mandatoryan0..3
Code specifying a status.
Show all standard codes
3036
Party name
Conditionalan0..70
Name of a party.
1229
ACTION CODE
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the action to be taken or already taken.
Show all standard codes

GRP14 SEQ IMD PRC RFF QTY DTM PAC FTX TDT HAN LOC ADR GRP15C 99

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

SEQSEQUENCE DETAILSM 1

1Mandatory A segment for allocating a sequence number to the sample to allow referencing from within this message to a specific sample.
1229
ACTION CODE
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the action to be taken or already taken.
Show all standard codes
C286
SEQUENCE INFORMATION
Conditional
Identification of a sequence and source for sequencing.
1050
Sequence position identifier
Mandatoryan0..10
To identify a position in a sequence.
1159
Sequence identifier source code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the source of a sequence identifier.
Show all standard codes
1131
Code list identification code
Conditionalan0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
Show all standard codes

IMDITEM DESCRIPTIONM 9

9Mandatory A segment for specifying the characteristics of a sample like type of sample, anatomical origin and sample preservation material.
7077
DESCRIPTION FORMAT CODE
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the format of a description.
Show all standard codes
C272
ITEM CHARACTERISTIC
Conditional
To provide the characteristic of the item being described.
7081
Item characteristic code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the characteristic of an item.
Show all standard codes
1131
Code list identification code
Conditionalan0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
Show all standard codes
C273
ITEM DESCRIPTION
Conditional
Description of an item.
7009
Item description code
Conditionalan0..17
Code specifying an item.
Show all standard codes
1131
Code list identification code
Conditionalan0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
Show all standard codes
7008
Item description
Conditionalan0..256
Free form description of an item.
7008
Item description
Conditionalan0..256
Free form description of an item.
3453
Language name code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the language name.
7383
SURFACE OR LAYER CODE
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the surface or layer of an object.
Show all standard codes

PRCPROCESS IDENTIFICATIONC 9

9Conditional 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
Mandatoryan0..17
Code specifying a type of process.
Show all standard codes
1131
Code list identification code
Conditionalan0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
Show all standard codes
7186
Process type description
Conditionalan0..35
Free form description of a type of process.
7186
Process type description
Conditionalan0..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
Conditionalan0..17
Code specifying a process.
1131
Code list identification code
Conditionalan0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
Show all standard codes
7190
Process description
Conditionalan0..70
Free form description of a process.

RFFREFERENCEC 9

9Conditional 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
Mandatoryan0..3
Code qualifying a reference.
Show all standard codes
1154
Reference identifier
Conditionalan0..70
Identifies a reference.
1156
Document line identifier
Conditionalan0..6
To identify a line of a document.
1056
Version identifier
Conditionalan0..9
To identify a version.
1060
Revision identifier
Conditionalan0..6
To identify a revision.

QTYQUANTITYC 1

1Conditional 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
Mandatoryan0..3
Code qualifying the type of quantity.
Show all standard codes
6060
Quantity
Mandatoryan0..35
Alphanumeric representation of a quantity.
6411
Measurement unit code
Conditionalan0..8
Code specifying the unit of measurement.

DTMDATE/TIME/PERIODC 99

99Conditional 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
Mandatoryan0..3
Code qualifying the function of a date, time or period.
Show all standard codes
2380
Date or time or period text
Conditionalan0..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
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the representation of a date, time or period.
Show all standard codes

PACPACKAGEC 1

1Conditional A segment specifying the number of sample containers this sample consists of.
7224
PACKAGE QUANTITY
Conditionaln0..8
To specify the number of packages.
C531
PACKAGING DETAILS
Conditional
Packaging level and details, terms and conditions.
7075
Packaging level code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying a level of packaging.
Show all standard codes
7233
Packaging related description code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying information related to packaging.
Show all standard codes
7073
Packaging terms and conditions code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the packaging terms and conditions.
Show all standard codes
C202
PACKAGE TYPE
Conditional
Type of package by name or by code from a specified source.
7065
Package type description code
Conditionalan0..17
Code specifying the type of package.
1131
Code list identification code
Conditionalan0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
Show all standard codes
7064
Type of packages
Conditionalan0..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
Mandatoryan0..3
Code specifying the format of a description.
Show all standard codes
7064
Type of packages
Mandatoryan0..35
Description of the form in which goods are presented.
7143
Item type identification code
Conditionalan0..3
Coded identification of an item type.
Show all standard codes
7064
Type of packages
Conditionalan0..35
Description of the form in which goods are presented.
7143
Item type identification code
Conditionalan0..3
Coded identification of an item type.
Show all standard codes
C532
RETURNABLE PACKAGE DETAILS
Conditional
Indication of responsibility for payment and load contents of returnable packages.
8395
Returnable package freight payment responsibility code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the responsibility for the freight payment for a returnable package.
Show all standard codes
8393
Returnable package load contents code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the load contents for a returnable package.
Show all standard codes

FTXFREE TEXTC 9

9Conditional 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
Mandatoryan0..3
Code qualifying the subject of the text.
Show all standard codes
4453
FREE TEXT FUNCTION CODE
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the function of free text.
Show all standard codes
C107
TEXT REFERENCE
Conditional
Coded reference to a standard text and its source.
4441
Free text description code
Mandatoryan0..17
Code specifying free form text.
1131
Code list identification code
Conditionalan0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
Show all standard codes
C108
TEXT LITERAL
Conditional
Free text; one to five lines.
4440
Free text
Mandatoryan0..512
Free form text.
4440
Free text
Conditionalan0..512
Free form text.
4440
Free text
Conditionalan0..512
Free form text.
4440
Free text
Conditionalan0..512
Free form text.
4440
Free text
Conditionalan0..512
Free form text.
3453
LANGUAGE NAME CODE
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the language name.
4447
FREE TEXT FORMAT CODE
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the format of free text.
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TDTTRANSPORT INFORMATIONC 9

9Conditional A segment for specifying the transport logistics of the collected sample.
8051
TRANSPORT STAGE CODE QUALIFIER
Mandatoryan0..3
Code qualifying a specific stage of transport.
Show all standard codes
8028
MEANS OF TRANSPORT JOURNEY IDENTIFIER
Conditionalan0..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
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the name of a mode of transport.
8066
Transport mode name
Conditionalan0..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
Conditionalan0..8
Code specifying the means of transport.
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1131
Code list identification code
Conditionalan0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
Show all standard codes
8178
Transport means description
Conditionalan0..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
Conditionalan0..17
To identify a carrier.
1131
Code list identification code
Conditionalan0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
Show all standard codes
3126
Carrier name
Conditionalan0..35
Name of a carrier.
8101
TRANSIT DIRECTION INDICATOR CODE
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the direction of transport.
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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
Mandatoryan0..3
Code specifying the reason for excess transportation.
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8459
Excess transportation responsibility code
Mandatoryan0..3
Code specifying the responsibility for excess transportation.
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7130
Customer shipment authorisation identifier
Conditionalan0..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
Conditionalan0..35
Identifies the name of the transport means.
1131
Code list identification code
Conditionalan0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
Show all standard codes
8212
Transport means identification name
Conditionalan0..70
Name identifying a means of transport.
8453
Transport means nationality code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the nationality of a means of transport.
8281
TRANSPORT MEANS OWNERSHIP INDICATOR CODE
Conditionalan0..3
Code indicating the ownership of a means of transport.
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C003
POWER TYPE
Conditional
To specify the type of power.
7041
Power type code
Conditionalan0..3
Code indicating the type of power.
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1131
Code list identification code
Conditionalan0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
Show all standard codes
7040
Power type description
Conditionalan0..17
Description of the type of power.

HANHANDLING INSTRUCTIONSC 9

9Conditional 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
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying a handling instruction.
Show all standard codes
1131
Code list identification code
Conditionalan0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
Show all standard codes
4078
Handling instruction description
Conditionalan0..512
Free form description of a handling instruction.
C218
HAZARDOUS MATERIAL
Conditional
To specify a hazardous material.
7419
Hazardous material category name code
Conditionalan0..7
Code specifying a kind of hazard for a material.
1131
Code list identification code
Conditionalan0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
Show all standard codes
7418
Hazardous material category name
Conditionalan0..35
Name of a kind of hazard for a material.

LOCPLACE/LOCATION IDENTIFICATIONC 9

9Conditional A segment for specifying the location for sample collection in terms of hospital ward, room and bed number.
3227
LOCATION FUNCTION CODE QUALIFIER
Mandatoryan0..3
Code identifying the function of a location.
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C517
LOCATION IDENTIFICATION
Conditional
Identification of a location by code or name.
3225
Location identifier
Conditionalan0..35
To identify a location.
1131
Code list identification code
Conditionalan0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
Show all standard codes
3224
Location name
Conditionalan0..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
Conditionalan0..35
To identify a first related location.
1131
Code list identification code
Conditionalan0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
Show all standard codes
3222
First related location name
Conditionalan0..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
Conditionalan0..35
To identify a second related location.
1131
Code list identification code
Conditionalan0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
Show all standard codes
3232
Second related location name
Conditionalan0..70
Name of the second related location.
5479
RELATION CODE
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying a relation.

ADRADDRESSC 9

9Conditional 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
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the purpose of an address.
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3131
Address type code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the type of an address.
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3475
Address status code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the status of an address.
Show all standard codes
C090
ADDRESS DETAILS
Conditional
To specify the details of an address.
3477
Address format code
Mandatoryan0..3
Code specifying the format of an address.
Show all standard codes
3286
Address component description
Mandatoryan0..70
Free form description of the component of an address.
3286
Address component description
Conditionalan0..70
Free form description of the component of an address.
3286
Address component description
Conditionalan0..70
Free form description of the component of an address.
3286
Address component description
Conditionalan0..70
Free form description of the component of an address.
3286
Address component description
Conditionalan0..70
Free form description of the component of an address.
3164
CITY NAME
Conditionalan0..35
Name of a city.
3251
POSTAL IDENTIFICATION CODE
Conditionalan0..17
Code specifying the postal zone or address.
3207
COUNTRY IDENTIFIER
Conditionalan0..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
Conditionalan0..9
To identify a country subdivision, such as state, canton, county, prefecture.
1131
Code list identification code
Conditionalan0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
Show all standard codes
3228
Country subdivision name
Conditionalan0..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
Conditionalan0..35
To identify a location.
1131
Code list identification code
Conditionalan0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
Show all standard codes
3224
Location name
Conditionalan0..256
Name of the location.

GRP15 CLI IMD DSG DTM FTX QTY INPC 99

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

CLICLINICAL INTERVENTIONM 1

1Mandatory A segment for describing the pre-treatment administered.
9441
CLINICAL INTERVENTION TYPE CODE QUALIFIER
Mandatoryan0..3
Code qualifying a type of clinical intervention.
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C828
CLINICAL INTERVENTION DETAILS
Conditional
To specify a clinical intervention.
9437
Clinical intervention description code
Conditionalan0..17
Code specifying a clinical intervention.
Show all standard codes
1131
Code list identification code
Conditionalan0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
Show all standard codes
9436
Clinical intervention description
Conditionalan0..70
Free form description of a clinical intervention.

IMDITEM DESCRIPTIONC 1

1Conditional A segment for specifying the substance administered for pre-treatment.
7077
DESCRIPTION FORMAT CODE
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the format of a description.
Show all standard codes
C272
ITEM CHARACTERISTIC
Conditional
To provide the characteristic of the item being described.
7081
Item characteristic code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the characteristic of an item.
Show all standard codes
1131
Code list identification code
Conditionalan0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
Show all standard codes
C273
ITEM DESCRIPTION
Conditional
Description of an item.
7009
Item description code
Conditionalan0..17
Code specifying an item.
Show all standard codes
1131
Code list identification code
Conditionalan0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
Show all standard codes
7008
Item description
Conditionalan0..256
Free form description of an item.
7008
Item description
Conditionalan0..256
Free form description of an item.
3453
Language name code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the language name.
7383
SURFACE OR LAYER CODE
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the surface or layer of an object.
Show all standard codes

DSGDOSAGE ADMINISTRATIONC 1

1Conditional A segment for specifying the route of administration of the pre-treatment.
6085
DOSAGE ADMINISTRATION CODE QUALIFIER
Mandatoryan0..3
Code qualifying the administration of a dosage.
Show all standard codes
C838
DOSAGE DETAILS
Conditional
To specify a dosage.
6083
Dosage description identifier
Conditionalan0..8
Code identifying a dosage.
1131
Code list identification code
Conditionalan0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
Show all standard codes
6082
Dosage description
Conditionalan0..70
Free form description of a dosage.

DTMDATE/TIME/PERIODC 9

9Conditional 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
Mandatoryan0..3
Code qualifying the function of a date, time or period.
Show all standard codes
2380
Date or time or period text
Conditionalan0..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
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the representation of a date, time or period.
Show all standard codes

FTXFREE TEXTC 9

9Conditional A segment with free text information, in coded or clear form, for describing the pre-treatment.
4451
TEXT SUBJECT CODE QUALIFIER
Mandatoryan0..3
Code qualifying the subject of the text.
Show all standard codes
4453
FREE TEXT FUNCTION CODE
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the function of free text.
Show all standard codes
C107
TEXT REFERENCE
Conditional
Coded reference to a standard text and its source.
4441
Free text description code
Mandatoryan0..17
Code specifying free form text.
1131
Code list identification code
Conditionalan0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
Show all standard codes
C108
TEXT LITERAL
Conditional
Free text; one to five lines.
4440
Free text
Mandatoryan0..512
Free form text.
4440
Free text
Conditionalan0..512
Free form text.
4440
Free text
Conditionalan0..512
Free form text.
4440
Free text
Conditionalan0..512
Free form text.
4440
Free text
Conditionalan0..512
Free form text.
3453
LANGUAGE NAME CODE
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the language name.
4447
FREE TEXT FORMAT CODE
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the format of free text.
Show all standard codes

QTYQUANTITYC 1

1Conditional 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
Mandatoryan0..3
Code qualifying the type of quantity.
Show all standard codes
6060
Quantity
Mandatoryan0..35
Alphanumeric representation of a quantity.
6411
Measurement unit code
Conditionalan0..8
Code specifying the unit of measurement.

INPPARTIES AND INSTRUCTIONC 9

9Conditional 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
Mandatoryan0..35
To identify the party enacting an instruction.
Show all standard codes
3285
Instruction receiving party identifier
Conditionalan0..35
Code specifying the party to receive an instruction.
Show all standard codes
C522
INSTRUCTION
Conditional
To specify an instruction.
4403
Instruction type code qualifier
Mandatoryan0..3
Code qualifying the type of instruction.
Show all standard codes
4401
Instruction description code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying an instruction.
Show all standard codes
1131
Code list identification code
Conditionalan0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
Show all standard codes
4400
Instruction description
Conditionalan0..35
Free form description of an instruction.
C850
STATUS OF INSTRUCTION
Conditional
Provides information regarding the status of an instruction.
4405
Status description code
Mandatoryan0..3
Code specifying a status.
Show all standard codes
3036
Party name
Conditionalan0..70
Name of a party.
1229
ACTION CODE
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the action to be taken or already taken.
Show all standard codes

GRP16 LIN GEI RSL CCI CIN SEQ STS DTM FTX MOA RFF EQD GRP17 GRP18M 99

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

LINLINE ITEMM 1

1Mandatory A segment for specifying the line number of the laboratory investigation result item.
1082
LINE ITEM IDENTIFIER
Conditionalan0..6
To identify a line item.
1229
ACTION CODE
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the action to be taken or already taken.
Show all standard codes
C212
ITEM NUMBER IDENTIFICATION
Conditional
Goods identification for a specified source.
7140
Item identifier
Conditionalan0..35
To identify an item.
7143
Item type identification code
Conditionalan0..3
Coded identification of an item type.
Show all standard codes
1131
Code list identification code
Conditionalan0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
Show all standard codes
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
Conditionalan0..3
Code indicating a sub-line item.
Show all standard codes
1082
Line item identifier
Conditionalan0..6
To identify a line item.
1222
CONFIGURATION LEVEL NUMBER
Conditionaln0..2
To specify a level within a configuration.
7083
CONFIGURATION OPERATION CODE
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the configuration operation.
Show all standard codes

GEIPROCESSING INFORMATIONM 1

1Mandatory 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
Mandatoryan0..3
Code qualifying the processing information.
Show all standard codes
C012
PROCESSING INDICATOR
Conditional
Identification of the processing indicator.
7365
Processing indicator description code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying a processing indicator.
Show all standard codes
1131
Code list identification code
Conditionalan0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
Show all standard codes
7364
Processing indicator description
Conditionalan0..35
Free form description of a processing indicator.
7187
PROCESS TYPE DESCRIPTION CODE
Conditionalan0..17
Code specifying a type of process.
Show all standard codes

RSLRESULTC 1

1Conditional 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
Mandatoryan0..3
Code qualifying the type of a result value.
Show all standard codes
6077
RESULT REPRESENTATION CODE
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the representation of a result.
Show all standard codes
C831
RESULT DETAILS
Conditional
To specify a value.
6314
Measure
Conditionalan0..18
To specify the value of a measurement.
6321
Measurement significance code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the significance of a measurement.
Show all standard codes
6155
Non-discrete measurement name code
Conditionalan0..17
Code specifying the name of a non-discrete measurement.
Show all standard codes
1131
Code list identification code
Conditionalan0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
Show all standard codes
6154
Non-discrete measurement name
Conditionalan0..70
Name of a non-discrete measurement.
C831
RESULT DETAILS
Conditional
To specify a value.
6314
Measure
Conditionalan0..18
To specify the value of a measurement.
6321
Measurement significance code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the significance of a measurement.
Show all standard codes
6155
Non-discrete measurement name code
Conditionalan0..17
Code specifying the name of a non-discrete measurement.
Show all standard codes
1131
Code list identification code
Conditionalan0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
Show all standard codes
6154
Non-discrete measurement name
Conditionalan0..70
Name of a non-discrete measurement.
C848
MEASUREMENT UNIT DETAILS
Conditional
To specify a measurement unit.
6411
Measurement unit code
Conditionalan0..8
Code specifying the unit of measurement.
1131
Code list identification code
Conditionalan0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
Show all standard codes
6410
Measurement unit name
Conditionalan0..35
Name of a measurement unit.
6079
RESULT NORMALCY CODE
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the degree of conformance to a standard.
Show all standard codes

CCICHARACTERISTIC/CLASS IDM 99

99Mandatory 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
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the type of class.
Show all standard codes
C502
MEASUREMENT DETAILS
Conditional
Identification of measurement type.
6313
Measured attribute code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the attribute measured.
Show all standard codes
6321
Measurement significance code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the significance of a measurement.
Show all standard codes
6155
Non-discrete measurement name code
Conditionalan0..17
Code specifying the name of a non-discrete measurement.
Show all standard codes
6154
Non-discrete measurement name
Conditionalan0..70
Name of a non-discrete measurement.
C240
CHARACTERISTIC DESCRIPTION
Conditional
To provide a description of a characteristic.
7037
Characteristic description code
Mandatoryan0..17
A code specifying a characteristic.
1131
Code list identification code
Conditionalan0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
Show all standard codes
7036
Characteristic description
Conditionalan0..35
Free form description of a characteristic.
7036
Characteristic description
Conditionalan0..35
Free form description of a characteristic.
4051
CHARACTERISTIC RELEVANCE CODE
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the relevance of a characteristic.
Show all standard codes

CINCLINICAL INFORMATIONC 9

9Conditional A segment for specifying the result of an investigation or comments to a result item as a diagnosis.
6415
CLINICAL INFORMATION TYPE CODE QUALIFIER
Mandatoryan0..3
Code qualifying the type of clinical information.
Show all standard codes
C836
CLINICAL INFORMATION DETAILS
Conditional
To specify an item of clinical information.
6413
Clinical information description identifier
Conditionalan0..17
Code identifying an item of clinical information.
1131
Code list identification code
Conditionalan0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
Show all standard codes
6412
Clinical information description
Conditionalan0..70
Free form description of an item of clinical information.
C837
CERTAINTY DETAILS
Conditional
To specify the certainty.
4049
Certainty description code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying a certainty.
Show all standard codes
1131
Code list identification code
Conditionalan0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
Show all standard codes
4048
Certainty description
Conditionalan0..35
Free form description of a certainty.

SEQSEQUENCE DETAILSC 1

1Conditional 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
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the action to be taken or already taken.
Show all standard codes
C286
SEQUENCE INFORMATION
Conditional
Identification of a sequence and source for sequencing.
1050
Sequence position identifier
Mandatoryan0..10
To identify a position in a sequence.
1159
Sequence identifier source code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the source of a sequence identifier.
Show all standard codes
1131
Code list identification code
Conditionalan0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
Show all standard codes

STSSTATUSC 1

1Conditional 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
Mandatoryan0..3
Code specifying the category of a status.
Show all standard codes
1131
Code list identification code
Conditionalan0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
Show all standard codes
C555
STATUS
Conditional
To specify a status.
4405
Status description code
Mandatoryan0..3
Code specifying a status.
Show all standard codes
1131
Code list identification code
Conditionalan0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
Show all standard codes
4404
Status description
Conditionalan0..35
Free form description of a status.
C556
STATUS REASON
Conditional
To specify the reason for a status.
9013
Status reason description code
Mandatoryan0..3
Code specifying the reason for a status.
Show all standard codes
1131
Code list identification code
Conditionalan0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
Show all standard codes
9012
Status reason description
Conditionalan0..256
Free form description of the status reason.
C556
STATUS REASON
Conditional
To specify the reason for a status.
9013
Status reason description code
Mandatoryan0..3
Code specifying the reason for a status.
Show all standard codes
1131
Code list identification code
Conditionalan0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
Show all standard codes
9012
Status reason description
Conditionalan0..256
Free form description of the status reason.
C556
STATUS REASON
Conditional
To specify the reason for a status.
9013
Status reason description code
Mandatoryan0..3
Code specifying the reason for a status.
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1131
Code list identification code
Conditionalan0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
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9012
Status reason description
Conditionalan0..256
Free form description of the status reason.
C556
STATUS REASON
Conditional
To specify the reason for a status.
9013
Status reason description code
Mandatoryan0..3
Code specifying the reason for a status.
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1131
Code list identification code
Conditionalan0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
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9012
Status reason description
Conditionalan0..256
Free form description of the status reason.
C556
STATUS REASON
Conditional
To specify the reason for a status.
9013
Status reason description code
Mandatoryan0..3
Code specifying the reason for a status.
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1131
Code list identification code
Conditionalan0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
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9012
Status reason description
Conditionalan0..256
Free form description of the status reason.

DTMDATE/TIME/PERIODC 9

9Conditional 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
Mandatoryan0..3
Code qualifying the function of a date, time or period.
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2380
Date or time or period text
Conditionalan0..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
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the representation of a date, time or period.
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FTXFREE TEXTC 99

99Conditional 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
Mandatoryan0..3
Code qualifying the subject of the text.
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4453
FREE TEXT FUNCTION CODE
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the function of free text.
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C107
TEXT REFERENCE
Conditional
Coded reference to a standard text and its source.
4441
Free text description code
Mandatoryan0..17
Code specifying free form text.
1131
Code list identification code
Conditionalan0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
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C108
TEXT LITERAL
Conditional
Free text; one to five lines.
4440
Free text
Mandatoryan0..512
Free form text.
4440
Free text
Conditionalan0..512
Free form text.
4440
Free text
Conditionalan0..512
Free form text.
4440
Free text
Conditionalan0..512
Free form text.
4440
Free text
Conditionalan0..512
Free form text.
3453
LANGUAGE NAME CODE
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the language name.
4447
FREE TEXT FORMAT CODE
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the format of free text.
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MOAMONETARY AMOUNTC 9

9Conditional 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
Mandatoryan0..3
Code qualifying the type of monetary amount.
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5004
Monetary amount
Conditionaln0..35
To specify a monetary amount.
6345
Currency identification code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying a monetary unit.
6343
Currency type code qualifier
Conditionalan0..3
Code qualifying the type of currency.
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4405
Status description code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying a status.
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RFFREFERENCEC 99

99Conditional 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
Mandatoryan0..3
Code qualifying a reference.
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1154
Reference identifier
Conditionalan0..70
Identifies a reference.
1156
Document line identifier
Conditionalan0..6
To identify a line of a document.
1056
Version identifier
Conditionalan0..9
To identify a version.
1060
Revision identifier
Conditionalan0..6
To identify a revision.

EQDEQUIPMENT DETAILSC 9

9Conditional A segment for specifying the measuring equipment used for obtaining this investigation result item.
8053
EQUIPMENT TYPE CODE QUALIFIER
Mandatoryan0..3
Code qualifying a type of equipment.
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C237
EQUIPMENT IDENTIFICATION
Conditional
Marks (letters/numbers) identifying equipment.
8260
Equipment identifier
Conditionalan0..17
To identify equipment.
1131
Code list identification code
Conditionalan0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
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3207
Country identifier
Conditionalan0..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
Conditionalan0..10
Code specifying the size and type of equipment.
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1131
Code list identification code
Conditionalan0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
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8154
Equipment size and type description
Conditionalan0..35
Free form description of the size and type of equipment.
8077
EQUIPMENT SUPPLIER CODE
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the party that is the supplier of the equipment.
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8249
EQUIPMENT STATUS CODE
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the status of equipment.
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8169
FULL OR EMPTY INDICATOR CODE
Conditionalan0..3
Code indicating whether an object is full or empty.
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4233
MARKING INSTRUCTIONS CODE
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying instructions for marking.
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GRP17 REL RFFC 99

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

RELRELATIONSHIPM 1

1Mandatory A segment for specifying the type of relationship a service provider has to the produced investigation result item.
9141
RELATIONSHIP TYPE CODE QUALIFIER
Mandatoryan0..3
Code qualifying a type of relationship.
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C941
RELATIONSHIP
Conditional
Identification and/or description of a relationship.
9143
Relationship description code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying a relationship.
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1131
Code list identification code
Conditionalan0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
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9142
Relationship description
Conditionalan0..35
Free form description of a relationship.

RFFREFERENCEC 99

99Conditional 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
Mandatoryan0..3
Code qualifying a reference.
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1154
Reference identifier
Conditionalan0..70
Identifies a reference.
1156
Document line identifier
Conditionalan0..6
To identify a line of a document.
1056
Version identifier
Conditionalan0..9
To identify a version.
1060
Revision identifier
Conditionalan0..6
To identify a revision.

GRP18 RSL FTX CCIC 99

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

RSLRESULTM 1

1Mandatory 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
Mandatoryan0..3
Code qualifying the type of a result value.
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6077
RESULT REPRESENTATION CODE
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the representation of a result.
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C831
RESULT DETAILS
Conditional
To specify a value.
6314
Measure
Conditionalan0..18
To specify the value of a measurement.
6321
Measurement significance code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the significance of a measurement.
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6155
Non-discrete measurement name code
Conditionalan0..17
Code specifying the name of a non-discrete measurement.
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1131
Code list identification code
Conditionalan0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
Show all standard codes
6154
Non-discrete measurement name
Conditionalan0..70
Name of a non-discrete measurement.
C831
RESULT DETAILS
Conditional
To specify a value.
6314
Measure
Conditionalan0..18
To specify the value of a measurement.
6321
Measurement significance code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the significance of a measurement.
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6155
Non-discrete measurement name code
Conditionalan0..17
Code specifying the name of a non-discrete measurement.
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1131
Code list identification code
Conditionalan0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
Show all standard codes
6154
Non-discrete measurement name
Conditionalan0..70
Name of a non-discrete measurement.
C848
MEASUREMENT UNIT DETAILS
Conditional
To specify a measurement unit.
6411
Measurement unit code
Conditionalan0..8
Code specifying the unit of measurement.
1131
Code list identification code
Conditionalan0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
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6410
Measurement unit name
Conditionalan0..35
Name of a measurement unit.
6079
RESULT NORMALCY CODE
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the degree of conformance to a standard.
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FTXFREE TEXTC 9

9Conditional A segment with free text information, in coded or clear form, for specifying textual reference limits concerning the investigation.
4451
TEXT SUBJECT CODE QUALIFIER
Mandatoryan0..3
Code qualifying the subject of the text.
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4453
FREE TEXT FUNCTION CODE
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the function of free text.
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C107
TEXT REFERENCE
Conditional
Coded reference to a standard text and its source.
4441
Free text description code
Mandatoryan0..17
Code specifying free form text.
1131
Code list identification code
Conditionalan0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
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C108
TEXT LITERAL
Conditional
Free text; one to five lines.
4440
Free text
Mandatoryan0..512
Free form text.
4440
Free text
Conditionalan0..512
Free form text.
4440
Free text
Conditionalan0..512
Free form text.
4440
Free text
Conditionalan0..512
Free form text.
4440
Free text
Conditionalan0..512
Free form text.
3453
LANGUAGE NAME CODE
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the language name.
4447
FREE TEXT FORMAT CODE
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the format of free text.
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CCICHARACTERISTIC/CLASS IDC 9

9Conditional A segment for specifying the reference population.
7059
CLASS TYPE CODE
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the type of class.
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C502
MEASUREMENT DETAILS
Conditional
Identification of measurement type.
6313
Measured attribute code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the attribute measured.
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6321
Measurement significance code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the significance of a measurement.
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6155
Non-discrete measurement name code
Conditionalan0..17
Code specifying the name of a non-discrete measurement.
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6154
Non-discrete measurement name
Conditionalan0..70
Name of a non-discrete measurement.
C240
CHARACTERISTIC DESCRIPTION
Conditional
To provide a description of a characteristic.
7037
Characteristic description code
Mandatoryan0..17
A code specifying a characteristic.
1131
Code list identification code
Conditionalan0..17
Code identifying a user or association maintained code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency code
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the agency responsible for a code list.
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7036
Characteristic description
Conditionalan0..35
Free form description of a characteristic.
7036
Characteristic description
Conditionalan0..35
Free form description of a characteristic.
4051
CHARACTERISTIC RELEVANCE CODE
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the relevance of a characteristic.
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GRP19 AUT DTMC 99

99Conditional A group of segments for specifying authentication details.

AUTAUTHENTICATION RESULTM 1

1Mandatory A segment for specifying results of an authentication procedure.
9280
VALIDATION RESULT TEXT
Mandatoryan0..35
To specify the value of a validation result.
9282
VALIDATION KEY IDENTIFIER
Conditionalan0..35
To identify the cryptographic key used for the calculation of the validation.

DTMDATE/TIME/PERIODC 9

9Conditional 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
Mandatoryan0..3
Code qualifying the function of a date, time or period.
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2380
Date or time or period text
Conditionalan0..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
Conditionalan0..3
Code specifying the representation of a date, time or period.
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UNTMESSAGE TRAILERM 1

1Mandatory 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
Mandatoryn0..10
The number of segments in a message body, plus the message header segment and message trailer segment.
0062
MESSAGE REFERENCE NUMBER
Mandatoryan0..14
Unique message reference assigned by the sender.