9.1.2.1.5 Identifier

In the request/indication, this is a list of Attributes to be matched against the values of the Attributes in the instances of the composite objects known to the performing DIMSE-service-user.

In the response/confirmation, this is the same list of Attributes with values of these Attributes in a particular composite SOP Instance which matched. It shall be sent only when that Status (0000,0900) is equal to Pending (not permitted for other statuses).

The list of Attributes and the rules for construction are specified in PS 3.4.

9.1.2.1.6 Status

Indicates the status of the response. It may have any of the following values:

a) Success⎯This indicates that processing of the matches is complete. It shall not contain a matching Identifier.

b) Pending⎯This indicates that processing of the matches is initiated or continuing. It shall contain a matching Identifier.

c) Refused: Out of Resources⎯Indicates that processing of the C-FIND has been terminated because it was out of resources. This may be the initial response to the C-FIND, or may be sent after a number of pending C-FIND responses. This response shall not contain a matching Identifier.

d) Refused: SOP Class Not Supported ⎯ Indicates that processing of the C-FIND has been terminated because the SOP Class was not supported. This response shall not contain a matching Identifier.

e) Cancel⎯Indicates that the processing of the C-FIND has been terminated due to a C-FIND Cancel indication primitive. The response shall not contain an Identifier.

f) Failed⎯Indicates that the C-FIND operation failed at the performing DIMSE-service-user.