Person—specimen collection time, hhmm

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Data Element
Short name:Specimen collection time
METeOR identifier:438491
Registration status:Health, Standard 15/11/2012
Definition:The time at which the specimen was collected from the person, presented in 24 hour time.
Data Element Concept:Person—specimen collection time

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Time
Data type:Date/Time
Maximum character length:4

Source and reference attributes

Reference documents:ISO 8601:2000 : Data elements and interchange formats - Information interchange - Representation of dates and times

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Record the time when the specimen was collected.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care
Origin:Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care 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