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Prison dischargee—communicable disease test, code N

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Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termCommunicable disease tested for
METeOR identifier:Help on this term483758
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Superseded 28/04/2016
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An indicator of the type of infectious transmissible disease a prison dischargee has been tested for during their most recent imprisonment, as represented by a code.

Data Element Concept:Prison dischargee—communicable disease test

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Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termCode
Data type:Help on this termNumber
Format:Help on this termN
Maximum character length:Help on this term1
Permissible values:Help on this term
ValueMeaning
1Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)
2Hepatitis B
3Hepatitis C
4Other sexually-transmissible infection
5Other communicable disease

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termAustralian Institute of Health and Welfare

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Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

HIV refers to a condition where there is progressive failure of the immune system which can lead to infections, cancers and AIDS.

Hepatitis refers to inflammation of the liver and includes A, B and C.

Sexually-transmitted infection refers to illness that has been transferred by means of human sexual behaviour and includes chlamydia, gonorrhoea, herpes HPV and syphilis.

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Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termAustralian Institute of Health and Welfare

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Has been superseded by Prison dischargee—communicable disease test, code N Health, Standard 28/04/2016

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Prison dischargee DSS Health, Superseded 28/04/2016

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