HL7 Terminology
2.0.0 - Publication

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CodeSystem: specimenComponent


Defining URL:http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v2-0372
Status:Active as of 2019-12-01

Code system of concepts that identify the specimen component, e.g., supernatant, sediment, etc. Used in the Interaction Specimen Container Detail (SAC) segment in HL7 Version 2.x messaging.

Publisher:HL7, Inc
Committee:Orders and Observations

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Content:Complete: All the concepts defined by the code system are included in the code system resource
OID:2.16.840.1.113883.18.230 (for OID based terminology systems)
Value Set:http://terminology.hl7.org/ValueSet/v2-0372 ( is the value set for all codes in this code system)
Source Resource:XML / JSON / Turtle

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


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/v2-0372 defines the following codes:

SUP SupernatantSupernatant
SED SedimentSediment
BLD Whole blood, homogeneousWhole blood, homogeneous
BSEP Whole blood, separatedWhole blood, separated
PRP Platelet rich plasmaPlatelet rich plasma
PPP Platelet poor plasmaPlatelet poor plasma
SER Serum, NOS (not otherwise specified)Serum, NOS (not otherwise specified)
PLAS Plasma, NOS (not otherwise specified)Plasma, NOS (not otherwise specified)


2020-05-06reviseTed KleinVocabulary WGMigrated to the UTG maintenance environment and publishing tooling.