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 is a table of administration sites - areas of the patient's body through which a vaccine/immunization can be administered. The values in this table are from the HL7-defined Table 0163 - Administrative site.
.01site(+)0;1FREE TEXTBThis is area on the body of the patient where the immunization/vaccine was administered. The entry is expected to be 3-30 characters with all alpha characters being uppercase
.02hl7 code(+)0;2FREE TEXTThis is the corresponding HL7 code for this site. It must 2-4 uppercase characters and entry is required.
99.97replaced by vha standard termVUID;3POINTER920.3AREPLACETERMThis field is populated when one Term/Concept replaces another Term/Concept. The 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;0MULTIPLE920.399Describes the pair Status and Effective Date/Time for each reference term.

Referenced by 4 types

  1. IMM ADMINISTRATION SITE (BODY) (920.3) -- replaced by vha standard term
  2. V IMMUNIZATION (9000010.11) -- site of administration (body)
  3. V SKIN TEST (9000010.12) -- anatomic location of placement
  4. V IMMUNIZATION DELETED (9000080.11) -- site of administration (body)