Current Build HL7 v3 Value Set CompressionAlgorithm

Vocabulary Work Group Maturity Level: N/AExternal Use Context: Any

This value set ( is defined as part of HL7 v3.


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OID:2.16.840.1.113883.1.11.10620 (for OID based terminology systems)
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This value set is used in the following places:

This value set includes codes from the following code systems:


This expansion generated 07 Aug 2018

This value set contains 6 concepts

Expansion based on version 2018-04-01

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BZbzipbzip-2 compression format. See [] for more information.
DFdeflateThe deflate compressed data format as specified in RFC 1951 [].
GZgzipA compressed data format that is compatible with the widely used GZIP utility as specified in RFC 1952 [] (uses the deflate algorithm).
ZcompressOriginal UNIX compress algorithm and file format using the LZC algorithm (a variant of LZW). Patent encumbered and less efficient than deflate.
Z7Z77z compression file format. See [] for more information.
ZLzlibA compressed data format that also uses the deflate algorithm. Specified as RFC 1950 []