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["Laboratory Test, Order": "Pap Test"]

Performance/Reporting Period
Value Set Description from VSAC
Clinical Focus: This value set contains concepts that represent identify cervical cytology tests.
Data Element Scope: This value set may use the Quality Data Model (QDM) datatype related to Laboratory Test, Order or Laboratory Test, Performed.
Inclusion Criteria: Includes only relevant concepts associated with cervical cytology tests. This is a grouping of LOINC codes.
Exclusion Criteria: Excludes cytology performed on non-cervical samples. Excludes codes that indicate that this test was ordered only, and not necessarily performed.

Constrained to codes in the Laboratory Test, Order: Pap Test value set (2.16.840.1.113883.3.464.1003.108.12.1017)

QDM Datatype and Definition (QDM Version 5.4)

"Laboratory Test, Order"

Data elements that meet criteria using this datatype should document a request for the laboratory test indicated by the QDM category and its corresponding value set.

Timing: The time the order is signed; Author dateTime.

QDM Attributes


The time the data element was entered into the clinical software. Note, some datatypes include both Relevant Time and Author dateTime attributes. The purpose is to accommodate Author dateTime if the actual start and stop times are not available when evaluating for feasibility, and also to allow specification of a time for Negation Rationale.
Last Updated: Jul 08, 2021