DICOM PS3.3 2019d - Information Object Definitions
C.8.12.6.3 Specimen Reference Macro

Table C.8.12.6.3-1 specifies the Attributes of the Specimen Reference Functional Group Macro. This allows association of the frame with specific specimens imaged on the same slide (e.g., tissue micro-arrays).

Table C.8.12.6.3-1. Specimen Reference Macro Attributes

Attribute Name

Tag

Type

Attribute Description

Specimen Reference Sequence

(0048,0110)

2

Identifies specimens that may be visible in this frame, and are fully identified in the Specimen Description Sequence (0040,0560).

Zero or more Items shall be included in this Sequence.

>Specimen UID

(0040,0554)

1

Unique Identifier for Specimen. See Section C.7.6.22.1.2.


DICOM PS3.3 2019d - Information Object Definitions