The C-STORE-RQ Message contains fields as defined in Table 9.3-1. Each field shall conform to DICOM encoding and Value Representation as defined in PS 3.5. Fields are required as specified in the C-STORE service definition unless otherwise noted in Table 9.3-1. Fields not specified in the C-STORE service definition but present in Table 9.3-1 are required by the DIMSE-C protocol.


Message Field Tag VR VM Description of Field
Command Group Length (0000,0000) UL 1 The even number of bytes from the end of the value field to the beginning of the next group.
Affected SOP Class UID (0000,0002) UI 1 SOP Class UID of the SOP Instance to be stored.
Command Field (0000,0100) US 1 This field distinguishes the DIMSE-C operation conveyed by this Message. The value of this field shall be set to 0001H for the C-STORE-RQ Message.
Message ID (0000,0110) US 1 Implementation-specific value. It distinguishes this Message from other Messages.
Priority (0000,0700) US 1 The priority shall be set to one of the following values: LOW = 0002H MEDIUM = 0000H HIGH = 0001H
Command Data Set Type (0000,0800) US 1 This field indicates that a Data Set is present in the Message. It shall be set to any value other than 0101H (Null).
Affected SOP Instance UID (0000,1000) UI 1 Contains the UID of the SOP Instance to be stored.
Move Originator Application Entity Title (0000,1030) AE 1 Contains the DICOM AE Title of the DICOM AE which invoked the C-MOVE operation from which this C-STORE sub-operation is being performed.
Move Originator Message ID (0000,1031) US 1 Contains the Message ID (0000,0110) of the C-MOVE-RQ Message from which this C-STORE sub-operations is being performed.
Data Set (no tag) Application-specific Data Set.

Note: The contents of Composite Information Object Definitions, encoded as a series of Data Elements, are defined in PS 3.3 and PS 3.4