Z. Request Identifier Structure

An Identifier in a C-GET request shall contain:

– the Query/Retrieve Level (0008,0052) that defines the level of the retrieval

– SOP Instance UID(s) (0008,0018)

Query/Retrieve Level (0008,0052) shall be IMAGE.

Specific Character Set (0008,0005) shall not be present.

The Keys at each level of the hierarchy and the values allowable for the level of the retrieval are defined in the SOP Class definition for the Query/Retrieve Information Model.