HL7 Terminology
1.0.0 - Publication

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Defining URL:http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v2-0163
Content:All the concepts defined by the code system are included in the code system resource

HL7-defined code system of concepts that specify a body site from which a specimen is obtained. Used in HL7 Version 2.x messaging in the OBX and CH7 segments.

Publisher:HL7, Inc
Committee:Orders and Observations
OID:2.16.840.1.113883.18.81 (for OID based terminology systems)
Content Mode:Complete
Value Set:http://terminology.hl7.org/ValueSet/v2-0163 ( is the value set for all codes in this code system)

Copyright HL7. Licensed under creative commons public domain

Source Resource:XML / JSON / Turtle

This Code system is referenced in the content logical definition of the following value sets:


HL7-defined code system of concepts that specify a body site from which a specimen is obtained. Used in HL7 Version 2.x messaging in the OBX and CH7 segments.

Copyright Statement: Copyright HL7. Licensed under creative commons public domain


statushttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/utg-concept-properties#statusStatus of the conceptcode
deprecatedhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/utg-concept-properties#v2-table-deprecatedVersion of HL7 in which the code was deprecatedcode
HL7usageNoteshttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/utg-concept-properties#HL7usageNotesHL7 Concept Usage Notesstring

This code system http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v2-0163 defines the following codes:

CodeDisplayDefinitionV2 Table StatusdeprecatedHL7 Concept Usage Notes
LNB NebulizedNebulizedD2.9erroneous, use NB
LV Left Vastus LateralisLeft Vastus LateralisD2.9erroneous, use LVL
BE Bilateral EarsBilateral EarsA
OU Bilateral EyesBilateral EyesA
BN Bilateral NaresBilateral NaresA
BU ButtockButtockA
CT Chest TubeChest TubeA
LA Left ArmLeft ArmA
LAC Left Anterior ChestLeft Anterior ChestA
LACF Left Antecubital FossaLeft Antecubital FossaA
LD Left DeltoidLeft DeltoidA
LE Left EarLeft EarA
LEJ Left External JugularLeft External JugularA
OS Left EyeLeft EyeA
LF Left FootLeft FootA
LG Left Gluteus MediusLeft Gluteus MediusA
LH Left HandLeft HandA
LIJ Left Internal JugularLeft Internal JugularA
LLAQ Left Lower Abd QuadrantLeft Lower Abd QuadrantA
LLFA Left Lower ForearmLeft Lower ForearmA
LMFA Left Mid ForearmLeft Mid ForearmA
LN Left NarisLeft NarisA
LPC Left Posterior ChestLeft Posterior ChestA
LSC Left SubclavianLeft SubclavianA
LT Left ThighLeft ThighA
LUA Left Upper ArmLeft Upper ArmA
LUAQ Left Upper Abd QuadrantLeft Upper Abd QuadrantA
LUFA Left Upper ForearmLeft Upper ForearmA
LVG Left VentraglutealLeft VentraglutealA
LVL Left Vastus LateralisLeft Vastus LateralisA
NB NebulizedNebulizedA
PA PerianalPerianalA
PERIN PerinealPerinealA
RA Right ArmRight ArmA
RAC Right Anterior ChestRight Anterior ChestA
RACF Right Antecubital FossaRight Antecubital FossaA
RD Right DeltoidRight DeltoidA
RE Right EarRight EarA
REJ Right External JugularRight External JugularA
OD Right EyeRight EyeA
RF Right FootRight FootA
RG Right Gluteus MediusRight Gluteus MediusA
RH Right HandRight HandA
RIJ Right Internal JugularRight Internal JugularA
RLAQ Rt Lower Abd QuadrantRt Lower Abd QuadrantA
RLFA Right Lower ForearmRight Lower ForearmA
RMFA Right Mid ForearmRight Mid ForearmA
RN Right NarisRight NarisA
RPC Right Posterior ChestRight Posterior ChestA
RSC Right SubclavianRight SubclavianA
RT Right ThighRight ThighA
RUA Right Upper ArmRight Upper ArmA
RUAQ Right Upper Abd QuadrantRight Upper Abd QuadrantA
RUFA Right Upper ForearmRight Upper ForearmA
RVL Right Vastus LateralisRight Vastus LateralisA
RVG Right VentraglutealRight VentraglutealA

Additional Language Displays

CodeDeutsch (German, de)
BEBeide Ohren
OUBeide Augen
BNBeide Nasenlöcher
LAlinker Arm
LACLinker vorderer Thorax
LACFLinke Fossa antecubitalis
LDLinker Deltoideus
LElinkes Ohr
LEJLinke Vena jugularis externa
OSlinkes Auge
LFlinker Fuß
LGLinker Glutäus maximus
LHlinke Hand
LIJLinke Vena jugularis interna
LLAQLinker unterer Quadrant Abdomen
LLFALinker Unterarm (unten)
LMFALinker Unterarm (Mitte)
LNLinkes Nasenloch
LPCLinker hinterer Thorax
LSCLinke Subclavia
LTLinker Oberschenkel
LUALinker Oberarm
LUAQLinker oberer Quadrant Abdomen
LUFALinker Unterarm (oben)
LVGLinke Bauch- / Glutealgegend
LVLLinker Musculus vastus lateralis (Offiziersstreifen)
PERINPerineum / Dammbereich
RARechter Arm
RACRechter vorderer Thorax
RACFRechte Fossa antecubitalis
RDRechter Deltoideus
RERechtes Ohr
REJRechte Vena jugularis externa
ODrechtes Auge
RFRechter Fuß
RGRechter Glutäus maximus
RHRechte Hand
RIJRechte Vena jugularis interna
RLAQRechter unterer Quadrant Abdomen
RLFARechter Unterarm (unten)
RMFARechter Unterarm (Mitte)
RNRechtes Nasenloch
RPCRechter hinterer Thorax
RSCRechte Subclavia
RTRechter Oberschenkel
RUARechter Oberarm
RUAQRechter oberer Quadrant Abdomen
RUFARechter Unterarm (oben)
RVLRechter Musculus vastus lateralis (Offiziersstreifen)
RVGRechte Bauch- / Glutealgegend


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