HL7 Terminology
1.0.0 - Publication

This page is part of the HL7 Terminology (v1.0.0: Release) based on FHIR R4. This is the current published version. For a full list of available versions, see the Directory of published versions

specialHandling - JSON Representation

(back to description)

Raw json

Source view

{
  "resourceType" : "CodeSystem",
  "id" : "v2-0376",
  "text" : {
    "status" : "generated",
    "div" : "<div xmlns=\"http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml\"><h2>specialHandling</h2><div><p>Code system of concepts describing how a specimen and/or container needs to be handled from the time of collection through the initiation of testing.  Used in HL7 Version 2.x messaging in the SPM, SAC, PAC and OM4 segments.</p>\n</div><p><b>Copyright Statement:</b> Copyright HL7. Licensed under creative commons public domain</p><p><b>Properties</b></p><table class=\"grid\"><tr><td><b>Code</b></td><td><b>URL</b></td><td><b>Description</b></td><td><b>Type</b></td></tr><tr><td>status</td><td>http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/utg-concept-properties#status</td><td>Status of the concept</td><td>code</td></tr><tr><td>deprecated</td><td>http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/utg-concept-properties#v2-table-deprecated</td><td>Version of HL7 in which the code was deprecated</td><td>code</td></tr><tr><td>v2-concComment</td><td>http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/utg-concept-properties#v2-concComment</td><td>V2 Concept Comment</td><td>string</td></tr><tr><td>v2-concCommentAsPub</td><td>http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/utg-concept-properties#v2-concCommentAsPub</td><td>V2 Concept Comment As Published</td><td>string</td></tr></table><p>This code system http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v2-0376 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><td><b>V2 Table Status</b></td><td><b>V2 Concept Comment</b></td><td><b>V2 Concept Comment As Published</b></td></tr><tr><td style=\"white-space:nowrap\">C37<a name=\"v2-0376-C37\"> </a></td><td>Body temperature</td><td>Body temperature</td><td>A</td><td>Critical to keep at body temperature: 36 - 38( C.</td><td>Critical to keep at body temperature: 36 - 38( C.</td></tr><tr><td style=\"white-space:nowrap\">AMB<a name=\"v2-0376-AMB\"> </a></td><td>Ambient temperature</td><td>Ambient temperature</td><td>A</td><td>Keep at ambient (room) temperature, approximately 22 ( 2 degrees C. Accidental refrigeration or freezing is of little consequence</td><td>Keep at ambient (room) temperature, approximately 22 ( 2 degrees C. Accidental refrigeration or freezing is of little consequence</td></tr><tr><td style=\"white-space:nowrap\">CAMB<a name=\"v2-0376-CAMB\"> </a></td><td>Critical ambient temperature</td><td>Critical ambient temperature</td><td>A</td><td>Critical ambient - must not be refrigerated or frozen.</td><td>Critical ambient - must not be refrigerated or frozen.</td></tr><tr><td style=\"white-space:nowrap\">REF<a name=\"v2-0376-REF\"> </a></td><td>Refrigerated temperature</td><td>Refrigerated temperature</td><td>A</td><td>Keep at refrigerated temperature: 4-8( C. Accidental warming or freezing is of little consequence</td><td>Keep at refrigerated temperature: 4-8( C. Accidental warming or freezing is of little consequence</td></tr><tr><td style=\"white-space:nowrap\">CREF<a name=\"v2-0376-CREF\"> </a></td><td>Critical refrigerated temperature</td><td>Critical refrigerated temperature</td><td>A</td><td>Critical refrigerated -  must not be allowed to freeze or warm until immediately prior to testing</td><td>Critical refrigerated -  must not be allowed to freeze or warm until immediately prior to testing</td></tr><tr><td style=\"white-space:nowrap\">FRZ<a name=\"v2-0376-FRZ\"> </a></td><td>Frozen temperature</td><td>Frozen temperature</td><td>A</td><td>Keep at frozen temperature: -4( C. Accidental thawing is of little consequence</td><td>Keep at frozen temperature: -4( C. Accidental thawing is of little consequence</td></tr><tr><td style=\"white-space:nowrap\">CFRZ<a name=\"v2-0376-CFRZ\"> </a></td><td>Critical frozen temperature</td><td>Critical frozen temperature</td><td>A</td><td>Critical frozen - must not be allowed to thaw until immediately prior to testing</td><td>Critical frozen - must not be allowed to thaw until immediately prior to testing</td></tr><tr><td style=\"white-space:nowrap\">DFRZ<a name=\"v2-0376-DFRZ\"> </a></td><td>Deep frozen</td><td>Deep frozen</td><td>A</td><td>Deep frozen: -16 to -20( C.</td><td>Deep frozen: -16 to -20( C.</td></tr><tr><td style=\"white-space:nowrap\">UFRZ<a name=\"v2-0376-UFRZ\"> </a></td><td>Ultra frozen</td><td>Ultra frozen</td><td>A</td><td>Ultra cold frozen: ~ -75 to -85( C. (ultra cold freezer is typically at temperature of dry ice).</td><td>Ultra cold frozen: ~ -75 to -85( C. (ultra cold freezer is typically at temperature of dry ice).</td></tr><tr><td style=\"white-space:nowrap\">NTR<a name=\"v2-0376-NTR\"> </a></td><td>Liquid nitrogen</td><td>Liquid nitrogen</td><td>A</td><td>Keep in liquid nitrogen.</td><td>Keep in liquid nitrogen.</td></tr><tr><td style=\"white-space:nowrap\">PRTL<a name=\"v2-0376-PRTL\"> </a></td><td>Protect from light</td><td>Protect from light</td><td>A</td><td>Protect from light (e.g., wrap in aluminum foil).</td><td>Protect from light (e.g., wrap in aluminum foil).</td></tr><tr><td style=\"white-space:nowrap\">CATM<a name=\"v2-0376-CATM\"> </a></td><td>Protect from air</td><td>Protect from air</td><td>A</td><td>Critical. Do not expose to atmosphere. Do not uncap.</td><td>Critical. Do not expose to atmosphere. Do not uncap.</td></tr><tr><td style=\"white-space:nowrap\">DRY<a name=\"v2-0376-DRY\"> </a></td><td>Dry</td><td>Dry</td><td>A</td><td>Keep in a dry environment.</td><td>Keep in a dry environment.</td></tr><tr><td style=\"white-space:nowrap\">PSO<a name=\"v2-0376-PSO\"> </a></td><td>No shock</td><td>No shock</td><td>A</td><td>Protect from shock.</td><td>Protect from shock.</td></tr><tr><td style=\"white-space:nowrap\">PSA<a name=\"v2-0376-PSA\"> </a></td><td>Do not shake</td><td>Do not shake</td><td>A</td><td>Do not shake.</td><td>Do not shake.</td></tr><tr><td style=\"white-space:nowrap\">UPR<a name=\"v2-0376-UPR\"> </a></td><td>Upright</td><td>Upright</td><td>A</td><td>Keep upright. Do not turn upside down.</td><td>Keep upright. Do not turn upside down.</td></tr><tr><td style=\"white-space:nowrap\">MTLF<a name=\"v2-0376-MTLF\"> </a></td><td>Metal Free</td><td>Metal Free</td><td>A</td><td>Container is free of heavy metals including lead.</td><td>Container is free of heavy metals including lead.</td></tr></table></div>"
  },
  "extension" : [
    {
      "url" : "http://hl7.org/fhir/StructureDefinition/structuredefinition-wg",
      "valueCode" : "oo"
    }
  ],
  "url" : "http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v2-0376",
  "identifier" : [
    {
      "system" : "urn:ietf:rfc:3986",
      "value" : "urn:oid:2.16.840.1.113883.18.234"
    }
  ],
  "version" : "2.2.0",
  "name" : "SpecialHandling",
  "title" : "specialHandling",
  "status" : "active",
  "experimental" : false,
  "date" : "2019-12-01T00:00:00-05:00",
  "publisher" : "HL7, Inc",
  "contact" : [
    {
      "telecom" : [
        {
          "system" : "url",
          "value" : "http://www.hl7.org/"
        }
      ]
    }
  ],
  "description" : "Code system of concepts describing how a specimen and/or container needs to be handled from the time of collection through the initiation of testing.  Used in HL7 Version 2.x messaging in the SPM, SAC, PAC and OM4 segments.",
  "purpose" : "Underlying Master Code System for V2 table 0376 (Special Handling Code)",
  "copyright" : "Copyright HL7. Licensed under creative commons public domain",
  "caseSensitive" : true,
  "valueSet" : "http://terminology.hl7.org/ValueSet/v2-0376",
  "hierarchyMeaning" : "is-a",
  "compositional" : false,
  "versionNeeded" : false,
  "content" : "complete",
  "property" : [
    {
      "code" : "status",
      "uri" : "http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/utg-concept-properties#status",
      "description" : "Status of the concept",
      "type" : "code"
    },
    {
      "code" : "deprecated",
      "uri" : "http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/utg-concept-properties#v2-table-deprecated",
      "description" : "Version of HL7 in which the code was deprecated",
      "type" : "code"
    },
    {
      "code" : "v2-concComment",
      "uri" : "http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/utg-concept-properties#v2-concComment",
      "description" : "V2 Concept Comment",
      "type" : "string"
    },
    {
      "code" : "v2-concCommentAsPub",
      "uri" : "http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/utg-concept-properties#v2-concCommentAsPub",
      "description" : "V2 Concept Comment As Published",
      "type" : "string"
    }
  ],
  "concept" : [
    {
      "id" : "3811",
      "code" : "C37",
      "display" : "Body temperature",
      "definition" : "Body temperature",
      "property" : [
        {
          "code" : "v2-concComment",
          "valueString" : "Critical to keep at body temperature: 36 - 38( C."
        },
        {
          "code" : "v2-concCommentAsPub",
          "valueString" : "Critical to keep at body temperature: 36 - 38( C."
        },
        {
          "code" : "status",
          "valueCode" : "A"
        }
      ]
    },
    {
      "id" : "3812",
      "code" : "AMB",
      "display" : "Ambient temperature",
      "definition" : "Ambient temperature",
      "property" : [
        {
          "code" : "v2-concComment",
          "valueString" : "Keep at ambient (room) temperature, approximately 22 ( 2 degrees C. Accidental refrigeration or freezing is of little consequence"
        },
        {
          "code" : "v2-concCommentAsPub",
          "valueString" : "Keep at ambient (room) temperature, approximately 22 ( 2 degrees C. Accidental refrigeration or freezing is of little consequence"
        },
        {
          "code" : "status",
          "valueCode" : "A"
        }
      ]
    },
    {
      "id" : "3813",
      "code" : "CAMB",
      "display" : "Critical ambient temperature",
      "definition" : "Critical ambient temperature",
      "property" : [
        {
          "code" : "v2-concComment",
          "valueString" : "Critical ambient - must not be refrigerated or frozen."
        },
        {
          "code" : "v2-concCommentAsPub",
          "valueString" : "Critical ambient - must not be refrigerated or frozen."
        },
        {
          "code" : "status",
          "valueCode" : "A"
        }
      ]
    },
    {
      "id" : "3814",
      "code" : "REF",
      "display" : "Refrigerated temperature",
      "definition" : "Refrigerated temperature",
      "property" : [
        {
          "code" : "v2-concComment",
          "valueString" : "Keep at refrigerated temperature: 4-8( C. Accidental warming or freezing is of little consequence"
        },
        {
          "code" : "v2-concCommentAsPub",
          "valueString" : "Keep at refrigerated temperature: 4-8( C. Accidental warming or freezing is of little consequence"
        },
        {
          "code" : "status",
          "valueCode" : "A"
        }
      ]
    },
    {
      "id" : "3815",
      "code" : "CREF",
      "display" : "Critical refrigerated temperature",
      "definition" : "Critical refrigerated temperature",
      "property" : [
        {
          "code" : "v2-concComment",
          "valueString" : "Critical refrigerated -  must not be allowed to freeze or warm until immediately prior to testing"
        },
        {
          "code" : "v2-concCommentAsPub",
          "valueString" : "Critical refrigerated -  must not be allowed to freeze or warm until immediately prior to testing"
        },
        {
          "code" : "status",
          "valueCode" : "A"
        }
      ]
    },
    {
      "id" : "3816",
      "code" : "FRZ",
      "display" : "Frozen temperature",
      "definition" : "Frozen temperature",
      "property" : [
        {
          "code" : "v2-concComment",
          "valueString" : "Keep at frozen temperature: -4( C. Accidental thawing is of little consequence"
        },
        {
          "code" : "v2-concCommentAsPub",
          "valueString" : "Keep at frozen temperature: -4( C. Accidental thawing is of little consequence"
        },
        {
          "code" : "status",
          "valueCode" : "A"
        }
      ]
    },
    {
      "id" : "3817",
      "code" : "CFRZ",
      "display" : "Critical frozen temperature",
      "definition" : "Critical frozen temperature",
      "property" : [
        {
          "code" : "v2-concComment",
          "valueString" : "Critical frozen - must not be allowed to thaw until immediately prior to testing"
        },
        {
          "code" : "v2-concCommentAsPub",
          "valueString" : "Critical frozen - must not be allowed to thaw until immediately prior to testing"
        },
        {
          "code" : "status",
          "valueCode" : "A"
        }
      ]
    },
    {
      "id" : "3818",
      "code" : "DFRZ",
      "display" : "Deep frozen",
      "definition" : "Deep frozen",
      "property" : [
        {
          "code" : "v2-concComment",
          "valueString" : "Deep frozen: -16 to -20( C."
        },
        {
          "code" : "v2-concCommentAsPub",
          "valueString" : "Deep frozen: -16 to -20( C."
        },
        {
          "code" : "status",
          "valueCode" : "A"
        }
      ]
    },
    {
      "id" : "3819",
      "code" : "UFRZ",
      "display" : "Ultra frozen",
      "definition" : "Ultra frozen",
      "property" : [
        {
          "code" : "v2-concComment",
          "valueString" : "Ultra cold frozen: ~ -75 to -85( C. (ultra cold freezer is typically at temperature of dry ice)."
        },
        {
          "code" : "v2-concCommentAsPub",
          "valueString" : "Ultra cold frozen: ~ -75 to -85( C. (ultra cold freezer is typically at temperature of dry ice)."
        },
        {
          "code" : "status",
          "valueCode" : "A"
        }
      ]
    },
    {
      "id" : "3820",
      "code" : "NTR",
      "display" : "Liquid nitrogen",
      "definition" : "Liquid nitrogen",
      "property" : [
        {
          "code" : "v2-concComment",
          "valueString" : "Keep in liquid nitrogen."
        },
        {
          "code" : "v2-concCommentAsPub",
          "valueString" : "Keep in liquid nitrogen."
        },
        {
          "code" : "status",
          "valueCode" : "A"
        }
      ]
    },
    {
      "id" : "3821",
      "code" : "PRTL",
      "display" : "Protect from light",
      "definition" : "Protect from light",
      "property" : [
        {
          "code" : "v2-concComment",
          "valueString" : "Protect from light (e.g., wrap in aluminum foil)."
        },
        {
          "code" : "v2-concCommentAsPub",
          "valueString" : "Protect from light (e.g., wrap in aluminum foil)."
        },
        {
          "code" : "status",
          "valueCode" : "A"
        }
      ]
    },
    {
      "id" : "3822",
      "code" : "CATM",
      "display" : "Protect from air",
      "definition" : "Protect from air",
      "property" : [
        {
          "code" : "v2-concComment",
          "valueString" : "Critical. Do not expose to atmosphere. Do not uncap."
        },
        {
          "code" : "v2-concCommentAsPub",
          "valueString" : "Critical. Do not expose to atmosphere. Do not uncap."
        },
        {
          "code" : "status",
          "valueCode" : "A"
        }
      ]
    },
    {
      "id" : "3823",
      "code" : "DRY",
      "display" : "Dry",
      "definition" : "Dry",
      "property" : [
        {
          "code" : "v2-concComment",
          "valueString" : "Keep in a dry environment."
        },
        {
          "code" : "v2-concCommentAsPub",
          "valueString" : "Keep in a dry environment."
        },
        {
          "code" : "status",
          "valueCode" : "A"
        }
      ]
    },
    {
      "id" : "3824",
      "code" : "PSO",
      "display" : "No shock",
      "definition" : "No shock",
      "property" : [
        {
          "code" : "v2-concComment",
          "valueString" : "Protect from shock."
        },
        {
          "code" : "v2-concCommentAsPub",
          "valueString" : "Protect from shock."
        },
        {
          "code" : "status",
          "valueCode" : "A"
        }
      ]
    },
    {
      "id" : "3825",
      "code" : "PSA",
      "display" : "Do not shake",
      "definition" : "Do not shake",
      "property" : [
        {
          "code" : "v2-concComment",
          "valueString" : "Do not shake."
        },
        {
          "code" : "v2-concCommentAsPub",
          "valueString" : "Do not shake."
        },
        {
          "code" : "status",
          "valueCode" : "A"
        }
      ]
    },
    {
      "id" : "3826",
      "code" : "UPR",
      "display" : "Upright",
      "definition" : "Upright",
      "property" : [
        {
          "code" : "v2-concComment",
          "valueString" : "Keep upright. Do not turn upside down."
        },
        {
          "code" : "v2-concCommentAsPub",
          "valueString" : "Keep upright. Do not turn upside down."
        },
        {
          "code" : "status",
          "valueCode" : "A"
        }
      ]
    },
    {
      "id" : "3827",
      "code" : "MTLF",
      "display" : "Metal Free",
      "definition" : "Metal Free",
      "property" : [
        {
          "code" : "v2-concComment",
          "valueString" : "Container is free of heavy metals including lead."
        },
        {
          "code" : "v2-concCommentAsPub",
          "valueString" : "Container is free of heavy metals including lead."
        },
        {
          "code" : "status",
          "valueCode" : "A"
        }
      ]
    }
  ]
}