Per VHA Directive, this file has been "locked down" by Data Standardization (DS). The file definition (i.e. data dictionary) shall not be modified. All additions, changes and deletions to entries in the file shall be done by Enterprise Reference Terminology (ERT) using the Master File Server (MFS), provided by the Common Services (CS). Creating and/or editing locally defined fields in the file are not permitted. Use of locally defined fields that were created prior to the VHA Directive shall not be supported. This file is a table of routes of administration for vaccines/immunization events. The data in this table are from the HL7-defined Table 0162 - Route of Administrations.
.01route(+)0;1FREE TEXTBThis is the route of administration for an immunization/vaccine. The response is expected to be at least 3 characters and no more than 30 characters. Response should also be all uppercase letters.
.02hl7 code0;2FREE TEXTHThis is the HL7 code associated with this route. It is expected to be 1-3 uppercase alpha characters, only.
.03fda ncit0;3FREE TEXTThis is the FDA NCIT code for this route. It must be in the format of 1 uppercase alpha character followed by 5 numbers.
.04definition0;4FREE TEXTThis is the definition of this route. It must be 3-90 characters.
99.97replaced by vha standard termVUID;3POINTER920.2AREPLACETERMThis field is populated when one Term/Concept replaces another Term/Concept. This field is controlled by standardization and should only be changed by standardization processes. This field contains a pointer to a VHA standard term that replaces this entry.
99.98master entry for vuid(+)VUID;2BOOLEAN1:YES
AVUIDThis field identifies the Master entry for a VUID associated with a Term/Concept.
99.99vuid(+)VUID;1FREE TEXTAVUIDVHA Unique ID (VUID). A unique meaningless integer assigned to reference terms VHA wide.
99.991effective date/timeTERMSTATUS;0MULTIPLE920.299Describes the pair Status and Effective Date/Time for each reference term.

Referenced by 4 types

  1. IMM ADMINISTRATION ROUTE (920.2) -- replaced by vha standard term
  2. IMM ROUTES TO SITES (920.6) -- route
  3. V IMMUNIZATION (9000010.11) -- route of administration
  4. V IMMUNIZATION DELETED (9000080.11) -- route of administration