RapidTestResult

When a COVID-19 rapid test has been executed by a healthcare professional, without intervention of a laboratory, the healthcare professional needs to record the results in his/her Health Information System the fields available in the specifications of the COVID-19 RapidTestResult message below.


A. Content of the message

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

VARIABLESDESCRIPTIONInstructions
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 not permitted Mandatory IF no NISS;
Format for Date should be "YYYY-MM-DD"
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;
Mandatory IF no "TelephoneNumberMobilePat ";
HealthcareOrElderlyCareWorkerIs the patient a healthcare worker or elderly careBoolean: "1" / "0" ;
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;
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;
Optional;
EncounterContactTypeThe type of contact with the health professional.ContactTypeCodelist;
Single select choice ;
Optional;
EncounterStartDateTimeThe date and 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;
HealthProfessionalIdentificationNumberTestThe health professional NIHDI identification number of the performer of the test. If health professional has no NIDHI identification number , NISS of the health professional should be provided.Format NIDHI: 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;
Format NISS: 11 numbers;
Mandatory;
HealthcareProviderIdentificationNumberThe organization’s NIHDI or KBO/CBE identification number. For "Collectivities", use "CollectivityIdentificationNumber"Format NIHDI : 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;
Format KBO/CBE : 10 numbers;
Mandatory;
HealthcareProviderLocation Campus number of the location where the patient is admitted. For "Collectivities", use "CollectivityIdentificationNumber"Format: "VESTIGINGSNR" / "NUMERO DE SITE" granted by FOD/SPF public health;
Mandatory IF patient is/was admitted on campus of hospital ;
DepartmentSpecialty The specialty of the healthcare provider’s department where patient is admittedUse valuelist "DepartmentSpecialtyCodelist";
Optional (only for Hospital)
CollectivityIdentificationNumberThe organization’s KBO/CBE (enterprise) identification number. Only if organisation has no NIDHI number.Format KBO/CBE : 10 numbers;
For Healthcare organisations with NIDHI number, the "HealthcareProviderIdentificationNumber" should be provided.
Mandatory;
HealthProfessionalIdentificationNumberInfo1The NIHDI identification number of the healthcare professional that should receive the test result 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);
Optional;
HealthProfessionalIdentificationNumberInfo2The NIHDI identification number of the healthcare professional that should receive the test resultFormat: 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);
Optional;
HealthProfessionalIdentificationNumberInfo3The NIHDI identification number of the healthcare professional that should receive the test resultFormat: 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);
Optional ;
CoronaTestPrescriptionCodeCode to be created using eHealth webservice PCR Test Prescription ;
Code has 16 alphanumerical positions ;
Mandatory;
TestPrescribedReasonWhy was the test prescribed? Use value set "TestPrescribedReasonCodelist"; Single-select choice (19.10.2020 : Update of "TestPrescriptionReasonCodelist") ;
Mandatory;
CollectionDateTime1The date and the time at which the material was collectedFormat for DateTime should be "YYYY-MM-DD hh:mm:ss";
Mandatory;
SpecimenId1 Identification number of the material obtained, as a reference for inquiries to the source organization. In a trans mural setting, this number will consist of a specimen number including the identification of the issuing organization, to be unique outside of the borders of an organization. Text;
Optional;
SpecimenMaterial1SpecimenMaterial describes the material obtained.Use valueset "SpecimenMaterialCodelist";
Single select field;
Mandatory;
TestCode1The code of the executed test Use valueset "TestCodeCodelist";
Single select field;
Mandatory;
TestDateTime1The date and the time at which the test was carried out (completed and validated)Format for DateTime should be "YYYY-MM-DD hh:mm:ss" ;
Mandatory;
TestResult1The test result.Use valueset "CVTestResultCodelist";
Single select field;
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) ;
IMPORTANT: Validation rule provided by DevSide;
Mandatory IF patient has Coronalert app installed;
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. Example of message "RapidTestResult" in csv and json format

Name of the message: RIZIVnrSender_RapidTestResult_yymmddhhmmss


The transfer methods available for the message RapidTestResult are described in the "Technical guidelines".