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SPK Specimen Kit Information

To identify and describe laboratory specimen kit information and handling requirements

Sequence
Element
Name
Type
Requirement
Min
Max
Repeat
01
1415
Specimen Kit Type Code
Identifier (ID)
Mandatory
1
4
1
Code specifying the specimen kit type or contents used for collecting and forwarding samples used in the tests being reported
SPK01 describes the specimen kit or contents.
02
Transportation Method/Type Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
1
2
1
Code specifying the method or type of transportation for the shipment
SPK02 is the method of shipment to the lab.
Codes (81)
03
Temperature
Decimal number (R)
Optional
1
4
1
Temperature
SPK03 is the urine specimen temperature at time of collection expressed as Fahrenheit.
04
Identification Code Qualifier
Identifier (ID)
Conditional
1
2
1
Code specifying the system/method of code structure used for Identification Code (67)
P0405: If either SPK-04 or SPK-05 is present, then the other is required
Codes (259)
05
Identification Code
String (AN)
Conditional
2
80
1
Code identifying a party or other code

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Stedi is a registered trademark of Stedi, Inc. Stedi's EDI Reference and Mapping Guides are provided for marketing purposes and are free of charge. All names, logos, and brands of third parties listed on our site are trademarks of their respective owners (including “X12”, which is a trademark of X12 Incorporated). Stedi, Inc. and its products and services are not endorsed by, sponsored by, or affiliated with these third parties. Our use of these names, logos, and brands is for identification purposes only, and does not imply any such endorsement, sponsorship, or affiliation.