Laboratory—organisation identifier, text X[X(39)]

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Data Element
Short name:Laboratory number
METeOR identifier:390779
Registration status:Health, Standard 15/11/2012
Definition:A unique identifier allocated to a laboratory, as represented by text.
Data Element Concept:Laboratory—organisation identifier

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Text
Data type:String
Format:X[X(39)]
Maximum character length:40

Data element attributes

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:

Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care (ACSQHC)

Origin:

ACSQHC Healthcare Associated Infection Technical Working Group

Relational attributes

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:

Surveillance of healthcare associated infection: Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia NBPDS Health, Standard 15/11/2012