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CodeSystem: substanceType

Official URL: http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v2-0384 Version: 2.1.0
Active as of 2019-12-01 Responsible: HL7, Inc Computable Name: SubstanceType
Other Identifiers: id: urn:oid:2.16.840.1.113883.18.237

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

Underlying Master Code System for V2 table 0384 (Substance Type)

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


This code system defines the following properties for its concepts

statushttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/utg-concept-properties#statuscodeStatus of the concept
deprecatedhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/utg-concept-properties#v2-table-deprecatedcodeVersion of HL7 in which the code was deprecated
v2-concCommenthttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/utg-concept-properties#v2-concCommentstringV2 Concept Comment
v2-concCommentAsPubhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/utg-concept-properties#v2-concCommentAsPubstringV2 Concept Comment As Published


This case-sensitive code system http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v2-0384 defines the following codes in a Is-A heirarchy:

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.