EN ISO 18812:2003

Health informatics - Clinical analyser interfaces to laboratry information systems - Use profiles (ISO 18812:2003)

Publication date:   Aug 10, 2006

General information

60.60 Standard published   Mar 15, 2003


CEN/TC 251 Health informatics

European Norm

35.240.80   IT applications in health care technology



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ISO 18812:2003 specifies general messages for electronic information exchange between analytical instruments (AIs) and laboratory information systems (LISs) within a clinical laboratory. It is applicable to the specialities of clinical chemistry/biochemistry, haematology, toxicology, microbiology, virology and immunology. It is not applicable to the blood transfusion and blood bank speciality
ISO 18812:2003 covers the specification of messages used by communicating parties and the syntax in which they are communicated. It does not cover the transport mechanisms used for the message interchange.
ISO 18812:2003 is applicable only to character-based message information. It is not applicable to the communication of graphical or image information.

Life cycle


ENV 13728:2000


EN ISO 18812:2003
60.60 Standard published
Mar 15, 2003