Human epidermal growth factor receptor-2 (HER2) test result code N
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Value Domain|
|Registration status:||Health, Standard 06/03/2009|
|Definition:||A code set representing whether human epidermal growth factor receptor-2 (HER2) was found from HER2 test.|
|Maximum character length:||1|
Collection and usage attributes
|Guide for use:|
Record the reported conclusion of the HER2.
If no conclusion is reported use the following guidelines (from the National Breast and Ovarian Cancer Centre and Australian Cancer Network’s pathology reporting guide (3rd ed.) for breast cancer):
CODE 1 Positive
CODE 2 Negative
CODE 3 Equivocal
CODE 7 Unknown (test results not available)
Use this code when the test has been performed but the results are not yet available for analysis.
CODE 8 Not applicable (test not done)
This code is used as a validation measure, to show that the reason for the lack of results is due to the test not being performed.
|Data elements implementing this value domain:|
Person with cancer—human epidermal growth factor receptor-2 test result, code N Health, Standard 06/03/2009