HL7 Terminology
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Substance Category Codes

Summary

Defining URL:http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/substance-category
Version:4.2.0
Name:SubstanceCategoryCodes
Title:Substance Category Codes
Status:draft
Content:All the concepts defined by the code system are included in the code system resource
Definition:

Substance category codes

Publisher:HL7 Orders and Observations Workgroup
Committee:Orders and Observations
OID:2.16.840.1.113883.4.642.1.1138 (for OID based terminology systems)
Content Mode:Complete
Value Set:http://terminology.hl7.org/ValueSet/substance-category ( is the value set for all codes in this code system)
Maturity:2
Source Resource:XML / JSON / Turtle

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

Substance Category Codes

Substance category codes

This code system http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/substance-category defines the following codes:

CodeDisplayDefinition
allergen AllergenA substance that causes an allergic reaction.
biological Biological SubstanceA substance that is produced by or extracted from a biological source.
body Body SubstanceA substance that comes directly from a human or an animal (e.g. blood, urine, feces, tears, etc.).
chemical ChemicalAny 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).
food Dietary SubstanceA food, dietary ingredient, or dietary supplement for human or animal.
drug Drug or MedicamentA 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).
material MaterialA finished product which is not normally ingested, absorbed or injected (e.g. steel, iron, wood, plastic and paper).

History

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