SPK Specimen Kit Information
To identify and describe laboratory specimen kit information and handling requirements
Specimen Kit Type Code
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.
Transportation Method/Type Code
Code specifying the method or type of transportation for the shipment
SPK02 is the method of shipment to the lab.
Decimal number (R)
SPK03 is the urine specimen temperature at time of collection expressed as Fahrenheit.
Identification Code Qualifier
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
Code identifying a party or other code