The 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... More NTE segment is used for sending notes and comments in a message.
The fields in the NTE segment are as follows:
|1||4||SI||O||Set ID is a coded value data type. The value of such a field follows the formatting rules for a ST field except that it is drawn from a table of legal values. Examples of ID fields include religion and sex. -NTE|
|2||8||ID||O||Source of Comment|
*Note: For the complete HL7 Standard, please go to the HL7 organization website.
NTE segments often follow OBX segments to provide additional information. In this example of an ORU-R01 message, the NTE segments (show in red) follow the second and third OBX segments:
MSH|^~\&|LCS|LCA|Laboratory Information System (LIS) is an information system that receives, processes, and stores information generated by a medical laboratory processes. LIS is often interfaced with HIS and EMR applications. Synonyms: Laboratory Information System|TEST9999|199807311532||ORU^R01|3630|P|2.2
OBR|1|8642753100013^LIS|20923085580^LCS|083824^PANEL 083824^L|||19980728083600|||||| CH13380|19980728000000||||||20923085580||19980730041800|||F
OBX|1|NM|150001^HIV-1 ABS-O.D. RATIO^L|||||||N|X
OBX|2|CE|001719^HIV-1 ABS, SEMI-QN^L||HTN|||||N|F|19910123|| 19980729155700|BN
NTE|1|L|Result: NEGATIVE by EIA screen.
NTE|2|L|No antibodies to HIV-1 detected.
NTE|1|L|NOTE: Submission of serum
NTE|2|L|separator tube recommended
NTE|3|L|for this test. Thank you
NTE|4|L|for your cooperation if you
NTE|5|L|are already doing so.
ZPS|1|BN|LABCORP HOLDINGS|1447 YORK COURT^^BURLINGTON^NC^272152230|8007624344
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