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Defining URL:http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v2-0488
Content:All the concepts defined by the code system are included in the code system resource

HL7-defined code system of concepts specifying the specimen collection method. Used in HL7 Version 2.x messaging in the SPM segment.

Publisher:HL7, Inc
Committee:Orders and Observations
OID:2.16.840.1.113883.18.312 (for OID based terminology systems)
Content Mode:Complete
Value Set:http://terminology.hl7.org/ValueSet/v2-0488 ( is the value set for all codes in this code system)

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


HL7-defined code system of concepts specifying the specimen collection method. Used in HL7 Version 2.x messaging in the SPM segment.

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

This code system http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v2-0488 defines the following codes:

CodeDisplayDefinitionV2 Table Status
FNA Aspiration, Fine NeedleAspiration, Fine NeedleA
PNA Arterial punctureArterial punctureA
BIO BiopsyBiopsyA
BCAE Blood Culture, Aerobic BottleBlood Culture, Aerobic BottleA
BCAN Blood Culture, Anaerobic BottleBlood Culture, Anaerobic BottleA
BCPD Blood Culture, Pediatric BottleBlood Culture, Pediatric BottleA
CAP Capillary SpecimenCapillary SpecimenA
CATH CatheterizedCatheterizedA
EPLA Environmental, PlateEnvironmental, PlateA
ESWA Environmental, SwabEnvironmental, SwabA
LNA Line, ArterialLine, ArterialA
LNV Line, VenousLine, VenousA
MARTL Martin-Lewis AgarMartin-Lewis AgarA
ML11 Mod. Martin-Lewis AgarMod. Martin-Lewis AgarA
PACE Pace, Gen-ProbePace, Gen-ProbeA
PIN Pinworm PrepPinworm PrepA
KOFFP Plate, CoughPlate, CoughA
MLP Plate, Martin-LewisPlate, Martin-LewisA
NYP Plate, New York CityPlate, New York CityA
TMP Plate, Thayer-MartinPlate, Thayer-MartinA
ANP Plates, AnaerobicPlates, AnaerobicA
BAP Plates, Blood AgarPlates, Blood AgarA
PRIME Pump PrimePump PrimeA
PUMP Pump SpecimenPump SpecimenA
QC5 Quality Control For MicroQuality Control For MicroA
SCLP Scalp, Fetal VeinScalp, Fetal VeinA
SCRAPS ScrapingsScrapingsA
SHA ShavingShavingA
SWA SwabSwabA
SWD Swab, Dacron tippedSwab, Dacron tippedA
WOOD Swab, Wooden ShaftSwab, Wooden ShaftA
TMOT Transport Media,Transport Media,A
TMAN Transport Media, AnaerobicTransport Media, AnaerobicA
TMCH Transport Media, ChalamydiaTransport Media, ChalamydiaA
TMM4 Transport Media, M4Transport Media, M4A
TMMY Transport Media, MycoplasmaTransport Media, MycoplasmaA
TMPV Transport Media, PVATransport Media, PVAA
TMSC Transport Media, Stool CultureTransport Media, Stool CultureA
TMUP Transport Media, UreaplasmaTransport Media, UreaplasmaA
TMVI Transport Media, ViralTransport Media, ViralA
VENIP VenipunctureVenipunctureA


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