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Source: New Zealand Ministry of Health

This is an implementation guide that provides details for using electronic messaging to submit COVID-19 laboratory results into the COVID-19 result repository. 

This document details the specific structure for electronic messages using the HL7 version 2.4 messaging standard. The implementation guide is designed to ensure that laboratory test results are submitted into the repository in a structured and consistent way.

This document is published as a draft standard that will be updated to reflect new requirements, as they emerge.