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Bowel screening test completion status code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termValue Domain
METeOR identifier:Help on this term529903
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 29/08/2014
Definition:Help on this termA code set representing the completion status of a bowel screening test.

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
1Correctly completed
2Incorrectly completed
3Unsatisfactory

Collection and usage attributes

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CODE 1   Correctly completed

A faecal occult blood test (FOBT) screening kit is correctly completed if the participant correctly returns both samples.

CODE 2   Incorrectly completed

A FOBT screening kit is incorrectly completed if the participant does not return both samples.

CODE 3   Unsatisfactory

A FOBT screening kit is unsatisfactory if:

  • the completed kit has expired 
  • there is a gap of more than 14 days between the dates the two samples are collected 
  • there is more than 14 days between the date of the first sample and arrival of the completed kit at the pathology laboratory.

Relational attributes

Data elements implementing this value domain:Help on this term

Person—disease screening test completion status, bowel screening code N Health, Standard 29/08/2014

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