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CodeSystem: sterilizationType

Official URL: http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v2-0806 Version: 2.1.0
Active as of 2019-12-01 Responsible: HL7, Inc Computable Name: SterilizationType
Other Identifiers: id: urn:oid:2.16.840.1.113883.18.406

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Code system of concepts specifying the type of sterilization used for sterilizing the inventory supply item in the ITM segment. Used in HL7 Version 2.x messaging in the STZ segment.

Underlying Master Code System for V2 table 0806 (Sterilization 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


This case-sensitive code system http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v2-0806 defines the following codes in a Is-A heirarchy:

EOG Ethylene Oxide GasEthylene Oxide Gas
PCA Peracetic acidPeracetic acid
STM SteamSteam


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