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Result Type

Definition:A coded representation of the observation performed
Constraints:C154-[DE-15.03-1] Result Type SHOULD be selected from LOINC (codeSystem 2.16.840.1.113883.6.1) or SNOMED CT (codeSystem 2.16.840.1.113883.6.96)

C154-[DE-15.03-2] Result Type for laboratory results SHOULD be coded as specified in HITSP/C80 Section Laboratory Observations

Value Sets

Laboratory Observation Identifier Value Set

Definition:The value set is defined as being the set of LOINC® values which represent laboratory results. These are defined as LOINC® codes with CLASSTYPE=1 and (ORDER_OBS=Both or ORDER_OBS=Observation)
Code System Name:Logical Observation Identifiers Names and Codes (LOINC®)
Code System Source:Regenstrief Institute, Inc

Laboratory Finding Identifer Value Set

Definition:Shall contain a value descending from the SNOMED CT®Laboratory Test Finding (118246004) hierarchy

Note: this value set is does not attempt to include all possible SNOMED codes and should be considered a minimum "starter" set
Code System Name:SNOMED CT®
Code System Source:National Library of Medicine- UMLS

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