HL7 Terminology
2.1.0 - Publication

This page is part of the HL7 Terminology (v2.1.0: Release) based on FHIR R4. The current version which supercedes this version is 5.2.0. For a full list of available versions, see the Directory of published versions

ValueSet: hl7VS-containerCondition


Defining URL:http://terminology.hl7.org/ValueSet/v2-0544
Status:Active as of 2019-12-01

Value Set of codes that specify at each receipt the status of the container in which the specimen is shipped in chain of custody cases where specimens are moved from lab to lab. If the container is compromised in any way (seal broken, container

Publisher:HL7, Inc

Copyright HL7. Licensed under creative commons public domain

OID:2.16.840.1.113883.21.369 (for OID based terminology systems)
Source Resource:XML / JSON / Turtle


This value set is not used here; it may be used elsewhere (e.g. specifications and/or implementations that use this content)

Logical Definition (CLD)



This value set contains 22 concepts

Expansion based on containerCondition v2.1.0 (CodeSystem)

All codes from system http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v2-0544

...No suggested valuesNo suggested values
XC37Not Body temperatureNot Body temperature
XAMBNot Ambient temperatureNot Ambient temperature
XCAMBNot Critical ambient temperatureNot Critical ambient temperature
XREFNot Refrigerated temperatureNot Refrigerated temperature
XCREFNot Critical refrigerated temperatureNot Critical refrigerated temperature
XFRZNot Frozen temperatureNot Frozen temperature
XCFRZNot Critical frozen temperatureNot Critical frozen temperature
XDFRZNot Deep frozenNot Deep frozen
XUFRZNot Ultra frozenNot Ultra frozen
XNTRNot Liquid nitrogenNot Liquid nitrogen
XPRTLNot Protected from lightNot Protected from light
XCATMExposed to AirExposed to Air
XDRYNot DryNot Dry
XPSOExposed to shockExposed to shock
XUPRNot UprightNot Upright
XMTLFMetal ExposedMetal Exposed
SBSeal BrokenSeal Broken
CCContainer CrackedContainer Cracked
CTContainer TornContainer Torn
CLContainer LeakingContainer Leaking

Explanation of the columns that may appear on this page:

Level A few code lists that FHIR defines are hierarchical - each code is assigned a level. In this scheme, some codes are under other codes, and imply that the code they are under also applies
Source The source of the definition of the code (when the value set draws in codes defined elsewhere)
Code The code (used as the code in the resource instance)
Display The display (used in the display element of a Coding). If there is no display, implementers should not simply display the code, but map the concept into their application
Definition An explanation of the meaning of the concept
Comments Additional notes about how to use the code


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