Release 5

This page is part of the FHIR Specification (v5.0.0: R5 - STU). This is the current published version in it's permanent home (it will always be available at this URL). For a full list of available versions, see the Directory of published versions . Page versions: R5 R4B CodeSystem

Biomedical Research and Regulation icon Work Group Maturity Level: 1Trial Use Use Context: Country: World
Official URL: Version: 5.0.0
active as of 2021-01-05 Computable Name: SubstanceSourceMaterialType
Flags: CaseSensitive, Complete. All codes ValueSet: Source Material Type OID: 2.16.840.1.113883.4.642.4.2097

This Code system is used in the following value sets:

  • ValueSet: Source Material Type (A classification that provides the origin of the substance raw material.)


This code system defines the following codes:

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See the full registry of code systems defined as part of FHIR.

Explanation of the columns that may appear on this page:

LevelA few code lists that FHIR defines are hierarchical - each code is assigned a level. See Code System for further information.
SourceThe source of the definition of the code (when the value set draws in codes defined elsewhere)
CodeThe code (used as the code in the resource instance). If the code is in italics, this indicates that the code is not selectable ('Abstract')
DisplayThe display (used in the display element of a Coding). If there is no display, implementers should not simply display the code, but map the concept into their application
DefinitionAn explanation of the meaning of the concept
CommentsAdditional notes about how to use the code