WHO Digital Documentation of COVID-19 Certificates (DDCC)
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ValueSet: WHO Speciman Sample Origin (COVID-19)

Official URL: http://worldhealthorganization.github.io/ddcc/ValueSet/who-ddcc-sample-origin-covid-19 Version: 1.0.0
Draft as of 2022-09-27 Computable Name: WHO_DDCC_Sample_Origin_COVID_19

WHO Speciman Sample Origin List (COVID-19)


Logical Definition (CLD)

  • Include these codes as defined in http://id.who.int/icd/entity
    50872817Nasopharyngeal swab
    555916027Oropharyngeal swab
    608172011Swab from nasal sinus
    1162766848Saliva specimen
    1695591348Blood specimen



No Expansion for this valueset (Unknown Code System )

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