DICOM PS3.3 2024c - Information Object Definitions

C.8.12.3 Whole Slide Microscopy Series Module

Table C.8.12.3-1 specifies Attributes for the Whole Slide Microscopy Series Module, including specialization of Attributes in the General Series Module for use in this Module.

Table C.8.12.3-1. Whole Slide Microscopy Series Module Attributes

Attribute Name



Attribute Description




Type of device, process or method that originally acquired the data used to create the images in this Series.

Enumerated Values:


See Section C. for further explanation.

Referenced Performed Procedure Step Sequence



Uniquely identifies the Performed Procedure Step SOP Instance to which the Series is related.

Only a single Item shall be included in this Sequence.

Required if a Performed Procedure Step SOP Class was involved in the creation of this Series.

>Include Table 10-11 “SOP Instance Reference Macro Attributes”

DICOM PS3.3 2024c - Information Object Definitions