COVID-19 RapidTestResult

Laatst bijgewerkt: 2022-09-28 09:54

When a COVID-19 rapid test has been executed by a healthcare professional, without intervention of a laboratory, the healthcare professional needs to record the results in his/her Health Information System the fields available in the specifications of the COVID-19 RapidTestResult message below.


A. Content of the message

Translations into Dutch and French of the variables can be found here.

The following table is available to download in CSV and JSON here.

VARIABLESDESCRIPTIONInstructions
PatientIdentificationNumberPatient NISS identification numberFormat NISS: 11 numbers;
Web service ConsultRn (NL FR)
Validation: modulo97
Mandatory;
FirstNamesPatThe person’s official first namesText;
Mandatory IF no NISS;
LastNamePatThe person’s official last nameText;
Mandatory IF no NISS;
StreetStreet name of the addressText;
Mandatory IF no NISS;
HouseNumberHouse number of the addressText;
Mandatory IF no NISS;
HouseNumberLetterA letter following the house numberText;
Mandatory IF no NISS;
PostcodePostcode of the addressText;
Mandatory IF no NISS;
MunicipalityMunicipality of residenceText;
Mandatory IF no NISS;
CountryCountry in which the address is locatedText;
Mandatory IF no NISS;
DateOfBirthPatient’s date of birth. An incomplete date (such as only the year) is not permittedMandatory IF no NISS;
Format for Date should be "YYYY-MM-DD"
SexPatient’s administrative sexSexCodelist;
Single select choice ;
Mandatory IF no NISS;
TelephoneNumberMobilePatThe patient's mobile telephone numberText;
Mandatory;
TelephoneNumberLLPatThe patient's landline telephone numberText;
Mandatory IF no "TelephoneNumberMobilePat ";
HealthcareOrElderlyCareWorkerIs the patient a healthcare worker or elderly careBoolean: "1" / "0" ;
Mandatory;
FirstNamesContp1The contact person’s official first namesText;
Optional;
LastNameContp1The contact person’s official last nameText;
Optional;
TelephoneNumberMobileContp1The contactperson's mobile telephone numberText;
Optional;
TelephoneNumberLLContp1The contactperson's landline telephone numberText;
Optional;
RelationshipContp1The relationship with the contactpersonRelationshipCodelist;
Single select;
Optional;
FirstNamesContp2The contact person’s official first namesText;
Optional;
LastNameContp2The contact person's official last nameText;
Optional;
TelephoneNumberMobileContp2The contactperson's mobile telephone numberText;
Optional;
TelephoneNumberLLContp2The contactperson's landline telephone numberText;
Optional;
RelationshipContp2The relationship with the contactpersonRelationshipCodelist;
Single select;
Optional;
EncounterContactTypeThe type of contact with the health professional.ContactTypeCodelist;
Single select choice ;
Optional;
EncounterStartDateTimeThe date and time at which the contact took placeFormat for DateTime should be "YYYY-MM-DD hh:mm:ss";
Optional;
ProblemStartDateOnset of the symptoms. If no symptoms, complete with 1900-01-01.Format for Date should be "YYYY-MM-DD";
Mandatory;
HealthProfessionalIdentificationNumberTestThe health professional NIHDI identification number of the performer of the test. If health professional has no NIDHI identification number , NISS of the health professional should be provided.Format NIDHI: 8 consecutive numbers, as in COBRHA (NL/FR) , and therefore without punctuation marks such as spaces, periods, underscores or hyphen and without the authorization code;
Format NISS: 11 numbers;
Mandatory;
HealthcareProviderIdentificationNumberThe organization’s NIHDI or KBO/CBE identification number. For "Collectivities", use "CollectivityIdentificationNumber"Format NIHDI : 8 consecutive numbers, as in COBRHA (NL/FR) , and therefore without punctuation marks such as spaces, periods, underscores or hyphen and without the authorization code;
Format KBO/CBE : 10 numbers;
Mandatory;
HealthcareProviderLocationCampus number of the location where the patient is admitted. For "Collectivities", use "CollectivityIdentificationNumber"Format: "VESTIGINGSNR" / "NUMERO DE SITE" granted by FOD/SPF public health;
Mandatory IF patient is/was admitted on campus of hospital ;
DepartmentSpecialtyThe specialty of the healthcare provider’s department where patient is admittedUse valuelist "DepartmentSpecialtyCodelist";
Optional (only for Hospital)
CollectivityIdentificationNumberThe organization’s KBO/CBE (enterprise) identification number. Only if organisation has no NIDHI number.Format KBO/CBE : 10 numbers;
For Healthcare organisations with NIDHI number, the "HealthcareProviderIdentificationNumber" should be provided.
Mandatory;
HealthProfessionalIdentificationNumberInfo1The NIHDI identification number of the healthcare professional that should receive the test resultFormat: 8 consecutive numbers, as in COBRHA (NL/FR), and therefore without punctuation marks such as spaces, periods, underscores or hyphen and without the authorization code);
Optional;
HealthProfessionalIdentificationNumberInfo2The NIHDI identification number of the healthcare professional that should receive the test resultFormat: 8 consecutive numbers, as in COBRHA (NL/FR), and therefore without punctuation marks such as spaces, periods, underscores or hyphen and without the authorization code);
Optional;
HealthProfessionalIdentificationNumberInfo3The NIHDI identification number of the healthcare professional that should receive the test resultFormat: 8 consecutive numbers, as in COBRHA (NL/FR), and therefore without punctuation marks such as spaces, periods, underscores or hyphen and without the authorization code);
Optional ;
CoronaTestPrescriptionCodeCode to be created using eHealth webservice PCR Test Prescription ;
Code has 16 alphanumerical positions ;
Mandatory;
TestPrescribedReasonWhy was the test prescribed?Use value set "TestPrescribedReasonCodelist"; Single-select choice (15.06.2021 : Update of "TestPrescriptionReasonCodelist") ;
Mandatory;
CollectionDateTime1The date and the time at which the material was collectedFormat for DateTime should be "YYYY-MM-DD hh:mm:ss";
Mandatory;
SpecimenId1a) Identification number of the material obtained, as a reference for inquiries to the source organization. In a trans mural setting, this number will consist of a specimen number including the identification of the issuing organization, to be unique outside of the borders of an organization.
b) in context of EU Digital Green Certificate, this field should be used to provide the ID of the testing device (update 15-06-2021)
Text;
Optional;
b) in context of EU Digital Green Certificate, a value ("Device id for test") from the SARSCoV2AntigenCodeList should be provided (update 15-06-2021).
SpecimenMaterial1SpecimenMaterial describes the material obtained.Use valueset "SpecimenMaterialCodelist";
Single select field;
Mandatory;
TestCode1The code of the executed testUse valueset "TestCodeCodelist";
Single select field;
Mandatory;
TestDateTime1The date and the time at which the test was carried out (completed and validated)Format for DateTime should be "YYYY-MM-DD hh:mm:ss" ;
Mandatory;
TestResult1The test result.Use valueset "CVTestResultCodelist";
Single select field;
Mandatory;
MobileAppTestIdIdentifier (17 digits) generated in the Coronalert app on the phone of the patient and communicated by the patient to the doctor. Links a test to a phone.Text (maximum 17 characters) ;
IMPORTANT: Validation rule provided by DevSide;
Mandatory IF patient has Coronalert app installed;
MobileAppDatePatientInfectiousContains the date the patient became infectious, and is displayed in the Coronalert app of the patient.Format: YYMMDD ;
Mandatory IF patient has Coronalert app installed
MobileAppAlertPatient has received a high risk alert in the Coronalert app.Boolean: "Y" / "N" ;
Mandatory IF patient has Coronalert app installed;

B. Valuesets


C. Points of attention

  • In case the patient has a NISS or a NISS Bis number, the regular address information, date of birth and gender should not be provided. This information is available at the COVID-19 central database, through ConsultRN.
  • In case the patient has no NISS or a NISS Bis number, a NISS should be created using the ConsultRN integration in EMD or HIS:
  • In case the patient is a minor (child), one of the parents, guardian or legal representative, should be provided as first contact person to (“FirstNamesContp1”; “LastNameContp1”; “TelephoneNumberMobileContp1”).

D. Example of message "RapidTestResult" in csv and json format

Name of the message: RIZIVnrSender_RapidTestResult_yymmddhhmmss


The transfer methods available for the message RapidTestResult are described in the "Technical guidelines".