DICOM PS3.17 2024a - Explanatory Information

BBBBB.5 Specimen Preparation

To encode specimen preparation including staining, TID 8301 “Specimen Staining for Cutaneous Confocal Microscopy” may be used and is invoked from the Specimen Preparation Step Content Item Sequence in the Specimen Module.

For example:

Table BBBBB.5-1. Confocal Microscopy Specimen Preparation Example

Attribute Name

Tag

Attribute Description

Example Value

Comments

Specimen Preparation Step Content Item Sequence

(0040,0612)

Item 1

>Value Type

(0040,A040)

TEXT

>Concept Name Code Sequence

(0040,A043)

>>Code Value

(0008,0100)

121041

>>Coding Scheme Designator

(0008,0102)

DCM

>>Code Meaning

(0008,0104)

Specimen Identifier

>Text Value

(0040,A160)

TCGA-GR-7351-01Z

Item 2

>Value Type

(0040,A040)

CODE

>Concept Name Code Sequence

(0040,A043)

>>Code Value

(0008,0100)

111701

>>Coding Scheme Designator

(0008,0102)

DCM

>>Code Meaning

(0008,0104)

Processing type

>Concept Code Sequence

(0040,A168)

>>Code Value

(0008,0100)

127790008

>>Coding Scheme Designator

(0008,0102)

SCT

>>Code Meaning

(0008,0104)

Staining

Item 3

>Value Type

(0040,A040)

CODE

>Concept Name Code Sequence

(0040,A043)

>>Code Value

(0008,0100)

424361007

>>Coding Scheme Designator

(0008,0102)

SCT

>>Code Meaning

(0008,0104)

Using substance

>Concept Code Sequence

(0040,A168)

>>Code Value

(0008,0100)

9010006

>>Coding Scheme Designator

(0008,0102)

SCT

>>Code Meaning

(0008,0104)

methyl blue stain

Item 4

>Value Type

(0040,A040)

CODE

>Concept Name Code Sequence

(0040,A043)

>>Code Value

(0008,0100)

424361007

>>Coding Scheme Designator

(0008,0102)

SCT

>>Code Meaning

(0008,0104)

Using substance

>Concept Code Sequence

(0040,A168)

>>Code Value

(0008,0100)

29522004

>>Coding Scheme Designator

(0008,0102)

SCT

>>Code Meaning

(0008,0104)

toluidine blue stain


DICOM PS3.17 2024a - Explanatory Information