TMD Test Method

To describe the nature of the test performed

Position
Element
Name
Type
Requirement
Min
Max
Repeat
TMD01
Product/Process Characteristic Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
2
3
1
Code identifying the general class of a product or process characteristic
TMD02
Agency Qualifier Code
Identifier (ID)
Conditional
2
2
1
Code identifying the agency assigning the code values
P0203: If either TMD-02 or TMD-03 is present, then the other is required
TMD03
Product Description Code
String (AN)
Conditional
1
12
1
A code from an industry code list which provides specific data about a product characteristic
TMD04
Test Administration Method Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
2
2
1
Code specifying the method of administering the test
TMD05
Test Medium Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
2
2
1
Code specifying organism on which the test was performed
TMD06
Description
String (AN)
Optional
1
80
1
A free-form description to clarify the related data elements and their content
TMD07
Date
Date (DT)
Optional
8
8
1
Date expressed as CCYYMMDD where CC represents the first two digits of the calendar year
TMD07 is the date of the test method as assigned by the issuing organization.
TMD08
Reference Identification
String (AN)
Optional
1
50
1
Reference information as defined for a particular Transaction Set or as specified by the Reference Identification Qualifier
TMD08 is the document revision number.
TMD09
Source Subqualifier
String (AN)
Optional
1
15
1
A reference that indicates the table or text maintained by the Source Qualifier
C0902: If TMD-09 is present, then TMD-02 is required
TMD09 specifies the individual code list of the agency specified in TMD02.

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