The MIME type shall be ‘application/dicom‘, as specified in IETF RFC3240.
The body content shall be a "Part 10 File" that includes a meta-header as defined in PS 3.10.
The returned DICOM object shall be encoded using one of the transfer syntaxes specified in the transfer syntax query parameter as defined in Section 8.2.11 below. By default, the transfer syntax shall be "Explicit VR Little Endian".
Note: This implies that retrieved images are sent un-compressed by default.