AlertSuspectedCaseNoTestPerformed


When patients visit a physician, being a general practitioner, or working at a triage post or hospital, and the patient meets criteria for a test but does not want to be tested, the physician needs to complete a specific COVID-19 AlertSuspectedCaseNoTestPerformed form.


UPDATE 15.05.2020: Please provide following helptext for physician at start of "AlertSuspectedCaseNoTestPerformed" form: “If you have already filled in the eForm“ Laboratory Test Prescription for SARS-CoV-2 ” and are waiting for the results, it is not necessary to fill in this form " Alert Suspected Case No Test Performed". This form can be used to request direct contact tracking if you have a very strong suspicion of contamination with COVID-19, regardless of a possible lab result. "


A. Content of the message

Translations into Dutch and French of the variables can be found here.

VariablesDESCRIPTION Instructions
PatientIdentificationNumberPatient NISS identification numberFormat NISS: 11 numbers;
Web service ConsultRn (NL / FR)
Validation: modulo97
Mandatory;
FirstNamesPatThe person’s official first namesText;
Mandatory IF no NISS
LastNamePatThe person’s official last nameText;
Mandatory IF no NISS
StreetStreet name of the addressText;
Mandatory IF no NISS
HouseNumberHouse number of the address Text;
Mandatory IF no NISS
HouseNumberLetter A letter following the house number Text;
Mandatory IF no NISS
PostcodePostcode of the addressText;
Mandatory IF no NISS
Municipality Municipality of residence Text;
Mandatory IF no NISS
Country Country in which the address is located Text;
Mandatory IF no NISS
DateOfBirthPatient’s date of birth. An incomplete date (such as only the year) is permitted Format for Date should be "YYYY-MM-DD";
Mandatory IF no NISS
SexPatient’s administrative sexSexCodelist;
Single select choice ;
Mandatory IF no NISS;
TelephoneNumberMobilePat The patient's mobile telephone numberText;
Mandatory
TelephoneNumberLLPatThe patient's landline telephone numberText;
Optional, Mandatory IF no TelephoneNumberMobilePat
HealthcareOrElderlyCareWorkerIs the patient a healthcare worker or elderly care worker? Boolean;
1 (yes), 0 (no)
Mandatory ;
FirstNamesContp1The contact person’s official first namesText;
Optional
LastNameContp1The contact person’s official last nameText;
Optional
TelephoneNumberMobileContp1The contactperson's mobile telephone numberText;
Optional
TelephoneNumberLLContp1The contactperson's landline telephone numberText;
Optional
RelationshipContp1The relationship with the contactpersonRelationshipCodelist;
Single select choice ;
Optional;
FirstNamesContp2The contact person’s official first namesText;
Optional
LastNameContp2The contact person's official last nameText;
Optional
TelephoneNumberMobileContp2The contactperson's mobile telephone numberText;
Optional
TelephoneNumberLLContp2The contactperson's landline telephone numberText;
Optional
RelationshipContp2The relationship with the contactpersonRelationshipCodelist;
Single select choice ;
Optional ;
EncounterContactTypeThe type of contact with the health professional. ContactTypeCodelist;
Single select choice ;
Optional ;
EncounterStartDateTimeThe date and optionally, the time at which the contact took placeFormat for DateTime should be "YYYY-MM-DD hh:mm:ss";
Optional.
ProblemStartDateOnset of the symptoms. If no symptoms, complete with 1900-01-01. Format for Date should be "YYYY-MM-DD";
Mandatory.
HealthProfessionalIdentificationNumberDmgThe health professional NIHDI identification number of the DMG owner Format: 8 consecutive numbers, as in COBRHA (NL/FR), and therefore without punctuation marks such as spaces, periods, underscores or hyphen and without the authorization code);
Mandatory;
SuspectedCaseNoTestPerformedRequire contact tracing because very strong suspicion and no possibility to perform the testBoolean;
Default value: "1";
Mandatory;
MobileAppTestIdIdentifier (17 digits) generated in the Coronalert app on the phone of the patient and communicated by the patient to the doctor. Links a test to a phone.Text (maximum 17 characters)
Mandatory IF patient has Coronalert app installed IMPORTANT: Validation rule provided by DevSide. (UPDATE: 01.09.2020)
MobileAppDatePatientInfectiousContains the date the patient became infectious, and is displayed in the Coronalert app of the patient.Format: YYMMDD
Mandatory IF patient has Coronalert app installed
MobileAppAlertPatient has received a high risk alert in the Coronalert app.Boolean: "Y" / "N"
Mandatory IF patient has Coronalert app installed

B. Valuesets


C. Points of attention

  • In case the patient has a NISS or a NISS Bis number, the regular address information, date of birth and gender should not be provided. This information is available at the COVID-19 central database, through ConsultRN.
  • In case the patient has no NISS or a NISS Bis number, a NISS should be created using the ConsultRN integration in EMD or HIS:
    • This is also the case for foreign tourists.
      • In that case, the address information of his / her stay in BELGIUM should be recorded in the LaboratoryTestPrescription form.
      • As for the field “Country”, the country of permanent residence should be recorded in the LaboratoryTestPrescription form.
  • In case the patient is a minor (child), one of the parents, guardian or legal representative, should be provided as first contact person to (“FirstNamesContp1”; “LastNameContp1”; “TelephoneNumberMobileContp1”).

D. Destinations

The completed COVID-19 AlertSuspectedCaseNoTestPerformed form should be transferred directly to the:
• COVID19 Laboratory Test Result Database

The transfer methods available for the message LaboratoryTestPrescription form are described in the "Technical guidelinses".