HL7 Terminology
2.0.0 - Publication

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CodeSystem: substanceType


Defining URL:http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v2-0384
Status:Active as of 2019-12-01

HL7-defined code system of concepts identifying the type of substance. Used in HL7 Version 2.x messaging in the Inventory Detail (INV) segment.

Publisher:HL7, Inc

Copyright HL7. Licensed under creative commons public domain

Content:Complete: All the concepts defined by the code system are included in the code system resource
OID:2.16.840.1.113883.18.237 (for OID based terminology systems)
Value Set:http://terminology.hl7.org/ValueSet/v2-0384 ( 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
v2-concCommenthttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/utg-concept-properties#v2-concCommentV2 Concept Commentstring
v2-concCommentAsPubhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/utg-concept-properties#v2-concCommentAsPubV2 Concept Comment As Publishedstring

This code system http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v2-0384 defines the following codes:

CodeDisplayDefinitionV2 Concept CommentV2 Concept Comment As Published
SR Single Test ReagentSingle Test Reagent
MR Multiple Test ReagentMultiple Test ReagentThe consumption cannot be tied to orders for a single testThe consumption cannot be tied to orders for a single test
DI DiluentDiluent
PT PretreatmentPretreatment
RC Reagent CalibratorReagent Calibrator
CO Control ReagentControl Reagent
PW Purified WaterPurified Water
LW Liquid WasteLiquid Waste
SW Solid WasteSolid Waste
SC Countable Solid ItemCountable Solid ItemE.g., Pipetting tipE.g., Pipetting tip
LI Measurable Liquid ItemMeasurable Liquid Item
OT OtherOther


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