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The following examples conform to the SNOMED CT identifier specification and illustrate a range of possible Identifiers within different partitions and namespaces.

SctId

Notes

00 = concept, using short format

5

The Item identifier digits 100 are the lowest permitted value. Therefore this is the lowest SctId that can be allocated to a concept.

100014

01= description, using short format

4

This is the lowest SctId that can be allocated to a description.

100022

02= relationship, using short format

2

This is the lowest SctId that can be allocated to a relationship.

1290023401004

00= concept, using short format

9

A valid SctId for a concept.

1290023401015

01= description, using short format

5

A valid SctId for a description.

9940000001029

02= relationship, using short format

9

A valid SctId for a relationship.

11000001102

10= concept, using long format

2

A valid long format SctId for a concept in the 1000001 namespace.

10989121108

10= concept, using long format

8

A valid long format SctId for a concept in the 0989121 namespace.

1290989121103

10= concept, using long format

3

A valid long format SctId for a concept in the 0989121 namespace.

1290000001117

11= description, using long format

7

A valid long format SctId for a description in the 0000001 namespace.

9940000001126

12= relationship, using long format

6

A valid long format SctId for a relationship in the 0000001 namespace.

999999990989121104

10= concept, using long format

4

The maximum valid SctId for a concept in the 0989121 namespace.


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