HL7 Terminology
2.0.0 - Publication

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CodeSystem: sequencing


Defining URL:http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v2-0397
Status:Active as of 2019-12-01

HL7-defined code system of concepts identifying how the field or parameter will be sorted and, if sorted, whether the sort will be case sensitive (the default) or not. Used in HL7 Version 2.x messaging in the Sort Order (SRT) value.

Publisher:HL7, Inc
Committee:Infrastructure And Messaging

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:2.16.840.1.113883.18.248 (for OID based terminology systems)
Value Set:http://terminology.hl7.org/ValueSet/v2-0397 ( 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/v2-0397 defines the following codes:

A AscendingAscending
AN Ascending, case insensitiveAscending, case insensitive
D DescendingDescending
DN Descending, case insensitiveDescending, case insensitive
N NoneNone


2020-05-06reviseVocabulary WGTed KleinMigrated to the UTG maintenance environment and publishing tooling.