DICOM PS3.3 2021e - Information Object Definitions

10.36 Device Identification Macro

The Device Identification Macro identifies a (physical or virtual) device.

Table 10.36-1. Device Identification Macro Attributes

Attribute Name

Tag

Type

Attribute Description

Device Type Code Sequence

(3010,002E)

1

The type of the device.

Only a single Item shall be included in this Sequence.

>Include Table 8.8-1 “Code Sequence Macro Attributes”

CID may be defined in the Macro invocation.

Device Label

(3010,002D)

1

User-defined label for this device.

Long Device Description

(0050,0021)

3

User-defined description for this device.

Device Serial Number

(0018,1000)

2

Manufacturer"s serial number of the device.

Software Versions

(0018,1020)

2

Manufacturer's designation of software version of the equipment.

UDI Sequence

(0018,100A)

3

Unique Device Identifier (UDI) of the device.

One or more Items are permitted in this Sequence.

Note

Multiple Items may be present if the entire equipment has UDIs issued by different Issuing Authorities.

>Include Table 10.29-1 “UDI Macro Attributes”

Manufacturer's Device Identifier

(3010,0043)

2

An identifier issued by the manufacturer.

See Note.

Device Alternate Identifier

(3010,001B)

2

An identifier intended to be read by a device such as a bar code reader.

Device Alternate Identifier Type

(3010,001C)

1C

Defines the type of Device Alternate Identifier.

Required if Device Alternate Identifier (3010,001B) has a value.

Defined Terms:

BARCODE

RFID

Device Alternate Identifier Format

(3010,001D)

1C

Description of the format in which the Device Alternate Identifier (3010,001B) is issued.

Required if Device Alternate Identifier (3010,001B) has a value.

See Section 10.36.1.1.


Note

Typically, the Device Identifier is a code which can be electronically read by the machine utilizing that device, e.g. to verify the presence of that device.

10.36.1 Device Component Identification Macro Attribute Descriptions

10.36.1.1 Device Alternate Identifier Format

The Device Alternate Identifier Format (3010,001D) specifies the format of the value of the Device Alternate Identifier (3010,001B).

If the value of Device Alternate Identifier Type (3010,001C) is RFID, a big variety of RFID formats exists (some examples are DOD-96, DOD-64 UID, GID-96, sgtin-96). Supported format values shall be defined in the Conformance Statement.

For Device Alternate Identifier Type (3010,001C) = BARCODE, see Section C.22.1.1.

DICOM PS3.3 2021e - Information Object Definitions