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ValueSet: hl7VS-containerCondition

Official URL: http://terminology.hl7.org/ValueSet/v2-0544 Version: 2.0.0
Active as of 2019-12-01 Responsible: Health Level Seven International Computable Name: Hl7VSContainerCondition
Other Identifiers: urn:ietf:rfc:3986#Uniform Resource Identifier (URI)#urn:oid:2.16.840.1.113883.21.369

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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


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)



Expansion based on codesystem containerCondition v2.0.0 (CodeSystem)

This value set contains 22 concepts.

  ...http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v2-0544No suggested values

No suggested values

  XC37http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v2-0544Not Body temperature

Not Body temperature

  XAMBhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v2-0544Not Ambient temperature

Not Ambient temperature

  XCAMBhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v2-0544Not Critical ambient temperature

Not Critical ambient temperature

  XREFhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v2-0544Not Refrigerated temperature

Not Refrigerated temperature

  XCREFhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v2-0544Not Critical refrigerated temperature

Not Critical refrigerated temperature

  XFRZhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v2-0544Not Frozen temperature

Not Frozen temperature

  XCFRZhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v2-0544Not Critical frozen temperature

Not Critical frozen temperature

  XDFRZhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v2-0544Not Deep frozen

Not Deep frozen

  XUFRZhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v2-0544Not Ultra frozen

Not Ultra frozen

  XNTRhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v2-0544Not Liquid nitrogen

Not Liquid nitrogen

  XPRTLhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v2-0544Not Protected from light

Not Protected from light

  XCATMhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v2-0544Exposed to Air

Exposed to Air

  XDRYhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v2-0544Not Dry

Not Dry

  XPSOhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v2-0544Exposed to shock

Exposed to shock



  XUPRhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v2-0544Not Upright

Not Upright

  XMTLFhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v2-0544Metal Exposed

Metal Exposed

  SBhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v2-0544Seal Broken

Seal Broken

  CChttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v2-0544Container Cracked

Container Cracked

  CThttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v2-0544Container Torn

Container Torn

  CLhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v2-0544Container Leaking

Container 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
System 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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