Cytopathology result code N
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Value Domain|
|Registration status:||Health, Standard 08/05/2014|
|Definition:||A code set representing the result of a cytopathology test.|
|Maximum character length:||1|
Collection and usage attributes
|Guide for use:|
CODE 1 Positive
A positive result indicates that the cellular abnormality tested for was found. In the case of cancer diagnosis, a positive result indicates malignancy.
CODE 2 Negative
A negative result indicates that the cellular abnormality tested for was not found.
CODE 3 Equivocal
This code should be recorded when the cellular abnormality status could not be determined by the test.
CODE 9 Not available
This code should be recorded when the test results have not been received or could not be accessed.
Source and reference attributes
|Submitting organisation:||Cancer Australia|
|Data elements implementing this value domain:|
Person with cancer—cytopathology result, code N Health, Standard 08/05/2014