C.8.12.6.3 Specimen Reference Macro

Table C.8.12.6.3-1 specifies the attributes of the Specimen Reference Functional Group macro. This allows association of the frame with specific specimens imaged on the same slide (e.g., tissue micro-arrays).

Table C.8.12.6.3-1SPECIMEN REFERENCE MACRO ATTRIBUTES

Attribute Name Tag Type Attribute Description
Specimen Reference Sequence (0048,0110) 2 Identifies specimens that may be visible in this frame, and which are fully identified in the Specimen Description Sequence (0040,0560). Zero or more Items shall be included in this sequence.
>Specimen UID (0040,0554) 1 Unique Identifier for Specimen. See Section C.7.6.22.1.2.