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: Substance Category Codes - XML Representation

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<CodeSystem xmlns="http://hl7.org/fhir">
  <id value="substance-category"/>
  <meta>
    <lastUpdated value="2020-04-09T15:10:28.568-06:00"/>
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    <div xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml"><p>This code system http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/substance-category defines the following codes:</p><table class="codes"><tr><td style="white-space:nowrap"><b>Code</b></td><td><b>Display</b></td><td><b>Definition</b></td></tr><tr><td style="white-space:nowrap">allergen<a name="substance-category-allergen"> </a></td><td>Allergen</td><td>A substance that causes an allergic reaction.</td></tr><tr><td style="white-space:nowrap">biological<a name="substance-category-biological"> </a></td><td>Biological Substance</td><td>A substance that is produced by or extracted from a biological source.</td></tr><tr><td style="white-space:nowrap">body<a name="substance-category-body"> </a></td><td>Body Substance</td><td>A substance that comes directly from a human or an animal (e.g. blood, urine, feces, tears, etc.).</td></tr><tr><td style="white-space:nowrap">chemical<a name="substance-category-chemical"> </a></td><td>Chemical</td><td>Any organic or inorganic substance of a particular molecular identity, including -- (i) any combination of such substances occurring in whole or in part as a result of a chemical reaction or occurring in nature and (ii) any element or uncombined radical (http://www.epa.gov/opptintr/import-export/pubs/importguide.pdf).</td></tr><tr><td style="white-space:nowrap">food<a name="substance-category-food"> </a></td><td>Dietary Substance</td><td>A food, dietary ingredient, or dietary supplement for human or animal.</td></tr><tr><td style="white-space:nowrap">drug<a name="substance-category-drug"> </a></td><td>Drug or Medicament</td><td>A substance intended for use in the diagnosis, cure, mitigation, treatment, or prevention of disease in man or other animals (Federal Food Drug and Cosmetic Act).</td></tr><tr><td style="white-space:nowrap">material<a name="substance-category-material"> </a></td><td>Material</td><td>A finished product which is not normally ingested, absorbed or injected (e.g. steel, iron, wood, plastic and paper).</td></tr></table></div>
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  <url value="http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/substance-category"/>
  <identifier>
    <system value="urn:ietf:rfc:3986"/>
    <value value="urn:oid:2.16.840.1.113883.4.642.1.1138"/>
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  <version value="0.1.0"/>
  <name value="SubstanceCategoryCodes"/>
  <title value="Substance Category Codes"/>
  <status value="draft"/>
  <experimental value="false"/>
  <date value="2021-03-06T13:53:33-07:00"/>
  <publisher value="HL7 Orders and Observations Workgroup"/>
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  <description value="Substance category codes"/>
  <caseSensitive value="true"/>
  <valueSet value="http://terminology.hl7.org/ValueSet/substance-category"/>
  <content value="complete"/>
  <concept>
    <code value="allergen"/>
    <display value="Allergen"/>
    <definition value="A substance that causes an allergic reaction."/>
  </concept>
  <concept>
    <code value="biological"/>
    <display value="Biological Substance"/>
    <definition
                value="A substance that is produced by or extracted from a biological source."/>
  </concept>
  <concept>
    <code value="body"/>
    <display value="Body Substance"/>
    <definition
                value="A substance that comes directly from a human or an animal (e.g. blood, urine, feces, tears, etc.)."/>
  </concept>
  <concept>
    <code value="chemical"/>
    <display value="Chemical"/>
    <definition
                value="Any organic or inorganic substance of a particular molecular identity, including -- (i) any combination of such substances occurring in whole or in part as a result of a chemical reaction or occurring in nature and (ii) any element or uncombined radical (http://www.epa.gov/opptintr/import-export/pubs/importguide.pdf)."/>
  </concept>
  <concept>
    <code value="food"/>
    <display value="Dietary Substance"/>
    <definition
                value="A food, dietary ingredient, or dietary supplement for human or animal."/>
  </concept>
  <concept>
    <code value="drug"/>
    <display value="Drug or Medicament"/>
    <definition
                value="A substance intended for use in the diagnosis, cure, mitigation, treatment, or prevention of disease in man or other animals (Federal Food Drug and Cosmetic Act)."/>
  </concept>
  <concept>
    <code value="material"/>
    <display value="Material"/>
    <definition
                value="A finished product which is not normally ingested, absorbed or injected (e.g. steel, iron, wood, plastic and paper)."/>
  </concept>
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