HL7 defines character sequences to represent ’special’ characters not otherwise permitted in HL7 messages . These sequences begin and end with the message’s Escape character (usually ‘\’), and contain an identifying character, followed by 0 or more characters. The most common use of HL7 is a Standards Developing Organization accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) to author consensus-based standards representing a board view from healthcare system stakeholders. HL7 has compiled a collection of message form... escape sequences is to escape the HL7 defined delimiter characters.
|\Cxxyy\||Single-byte character set escape sequence with two hexadecimal values not converted|
|\E\||Escape character converted to escape character (e.g., ‘\’)|
|\F\||Field separator converted to field separator character (e.g., ‘|’)|
|\H\||Start highlighting not converted|
|\Mxxyyzz\||Multi-byte character set escape sequence with two or three hexadecimal values (zz is optional) not converted|
|\N\||Normal text (end highlighting) not converted|
|\R\||Repetition separator converted to repetition separator character (e.g., ‘~’)|
|\S\||Component separator converted to component separator character (e.g., ‘^’)|
|\T\||Subcomponent separator converted to subcomponent separator character (e.g., ‘&’)|
|\Xdd…\||Hexadecimal data (dd must be hexadecimal characters) converted to the characters identified by each pair of digits|
|\Zdd…\||Locally defined escape sequence not converted|
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