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Unified Medical Language System® (UMLS®)

2013AB UMLS Vaccines Administered Source Information

Web site:
http://www2a.cdc.gov/vaccines/iis/iisstandards/vaccines.asp?rpt=cvx

Authority
HL7 Table 0292, Vaccine Administered (CVX) is a product of the National Center of Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD). NCIRD is part of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

The NCIRD developed and maintains CVX.

Purpose
CVS is a HL7 standard code set. The codes are used for immunization messages with either HL7 2.3.1 or HL7 2.5.1.

Description
The table includes active and inactive vaccines for the US. It also indicates a vaccine’s current availability and the last update time for the vaccine code. Inactive vaccine codes allow users to transmit historical immunization data.

Metathesaurus Update Frequency
CVX is a new source for 2014AA.

Sites Consulted

  1. NCIRD: IIS/Stds/Standard Code Set [Internet]. Atlanta: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (US), National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases; [reviewed 18 Feb 2014; updated 18 Feb 2014; cited 21 Apr 2014]. Available from http://www2a.cdc.gov/vaccines/iis/iisstandards/vaccines.asp?rpt=cvx